liquidity

  1. GOLD MARKET LIQUIDITY

    GOLD MARKET LIQUIDITY
    The phrase 'market liquidity' would often pop up when discussing the fluctuating prices of tradable commodities, especially when we talk about gold. But what exactly is 'market liquidity', and how is it determined? GOLD MARKET LIQUIDITY - WHAT IS MARKET LIQUIDITY? To put it simply, it refers to how fast and easy it is for an asset to be bought...
  2. Hong Kong Braces for Higher Rates as Currency Losses Quicken

    Hong Kong Braces for Higher Rates as Currency Losses Quicken
    How long can it last? That’s what watchers of Hong Kong’s markets are asking as the gap between local and U.S. interbank rates widens to the most since 2009. The city’s currency peg to the greenback effectively ties its monetary policy to that of the U.S., making the growing differential all the more curious. Now things may be changing, with...
  3. Are Central Banks Getting Ready to Crash the System Again?

    Are Central Banks Getting Ready to Crash the System Again?
    While investors pile into Tech Stocks based on endless promotion from the financial media, the US economy is rolling over. Last week the NY Fed downgraded its economic forecast for 2Q17 to just 1.9%. Even worse, it is now forecasting 2017 total growth to be a measly 1.5%. Yes, 1.5%. There is a clear trend to this chart… and it’s NOT...
  4. China Banks Brace for June Cash Squeeze as Fund Costs Jump

    China Banks Brace for June Cash Squeeze as Fund Costs Jump
    China’s deleveraging dilemma -- how to squeeze excess liquidity out of the financial system without spurring a full-blown cash crunch -- is facing its toughest test. June is traditionally a tight time for banks because of regulatory checks, and this year, lenders are grappling with an official campaign to reduce the level of borrowing as well. Wholesale funding costs and money-market...
  5. China creaks under much-needed credit crackdown

    China creaks under much-needed credit crackdown
    THE good news is China is taking a safer route in its approach to financial regulation. That, unfortunately, is also the bad news, as a crackdown on loose lending, especially after a splurge of credit into unproductive sectors, means China’s growth is and will be declining. That is significant not only because China is the world’s buyer of last resort...
  6. News: Gold's prospects expected to improve with shariah standard

    News: Gold's prospects expected to improve with shariah standard
    The outlook for gold is unclear due to the current prices and uncertainties in the global economy. But it is expected to change in the long term because of the recent introduction of the shariah gold standard. Industry players say the gold standard, launched by the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and World Gold Council last...
  7. Worthless Paper - Zimbabwe (The Chaos of Zimbabwe's Multicurrency Regime)

    Worthless Paper - Zimbabwe (The Chaos of Zimbabwe's Multicurrency Regime)
    By: Farhah Aziz Zimbabwe; a landlocked country known for Victoria Falls, Robert Mugabe and indeed the hyperinflation crisis. Who hasn’t heard of the infamous phase of hyperinflation crisis plaguing the country in the late ‘90s stretching into early 2000s? The annual inflation rate was indeed extremely staggering with a record high, 500 billion per cent as of 2009, ranked the...

7 Item(s)