Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chair Laura Cha and HKEX chief executive Charles Li give out red packets on the first trading day of the new lunar year on February 8. Photo: Felix Wong
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

From stocks and bonds to currencies, a sizzling first quarter can mean only one thing – tougher times around the corner

  • After a bruising end to 2018, the solid performances in the financial markets in the past three months – for the most part – were perhaps not surprising. Just don’t expect them to last

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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chair Laura Cha and HKEX chief executive Charles Li give out red packets on the first trading day of the new lunar year on February 8. Photo: Felix Wong
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Investment bank JPMorgan described the current market as “rolling bear market in volatility”. Photo: Patty Bauchman/ The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2018
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Nicholas Spiro

With market turbulence subsiding into a rolling bear market, are investors being complacent? Not quite

  • While risks such as Brexit, the trade war and slowdowns in China and the euro zone persist, there are grounds for optimism, such as accommodative policy regimes in the world’s two largest economies

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Investment bank JPMorgan described the current market as “rolling bear market in volatility”. Photo: Patty Bauchman/ The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2018
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