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Capital Markets – a formal definition --
The capital markets are the markets for long-term loans and equity capital. Companies and the government can raise funds for long-term investments via the capital markets. The capital markets include the stock market, the bond market, and the primary market. Securities trading on organized capital markets is monitored by the government; new issues are approved by authorities of financial supervision and monitored by participating banks. ...
News & Updates
Brisbane Times - The S&P 500 rose 2 per cent, the most since February, while the îStoxxî Europe 600 Index added 4 per cent. The Asia Pacific index fell 2.9 per cent, despite gains in Japanese shares. Japan's Topix...
August 3, 2015 The 2015 European Investor Roundtable: Taking the Long View
Institutional Investor - For European pension fund managers, there is no dearth of serious economic and financial issues to confront. That was the common theme on May 28, when nine investors from across Europe gathered for...
August 3, 2015 Investors find value in following conscience
The Australian - There is much more to it âthan just getting rid of tobacco companies or those in the fossil-fuel businessâ, says Steve Schueth, president of îFirst Affirmative Financial Networkî, a money...
Research & Insights
August 3, 2015 Brazil: From Bad to Worse?Source: The Market Mogul
Recently, Standard & Poor’s indicated that it is considering removing Brazil’s coveted investment-grade credit status on its long-term sovereign debt. In the company’s statement on Tuesday, it has revised the outlook on Brazil’s...
China’s pledges to prop up the stock market are unwise. It didn’t have to be this way – if only the country’s authorities had been able to resist the lure of inflating asset prices. That’s a challenge few governments have met.
July 29, 2015 BP is making the best of a bad situationSource: Reuters
BP is making the best of a bad situation. There is clear progress on bringing down costs and capital expenditure. But with the oil price at nearly a six-month low of $53 a barrel for Brent crude, it’s only going to get harder for...
Commentary & Opinion
Source: The Telegraph
The IMF has released its latest healthcheck on the state of the eurozone economy - it makes for grim reading
Source: Today Online
BERLIN - The German government's panel of independent economic advisers favors the creation of a sovereign insolvency mechanism for euro zone states to prevent future crises and says countries should be able to leave the currency...
Source: The Economic Times
LONDON: Britain's economy accelerated in the second quarter of 2015, helped by a rebounding services sector, official data showed on Tuesday.
Featured Capital Markets Columnist
Tim Quast is a fifteen-year Investor Relations veteran and founder and managing director of ModernIR.com, which parses and categorizes over a half-billion shares per week with its trading intelligence system, Equity Analysis. Click here for Tim's Columns.
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