China: Currency Regime Change Bodes Well for Longer Term
China has been undertaking a series of moves aimed not only at shoring up its domestic economy but at inviting greater foreign investment.
Government Claims China Debt Issue Under Control
Many investors are watching China’s internal debt burden as they enter the second half of the year. Here are some of the key points.
The Risks and Rewards of Frontier Markets Investing
Yes, there are political and currency risks, but they can be mitigated, and investors can be rewarded with high returns, three money managers at Morningstar conference argued.
Top Portfolio Products: New Funds from Matthews, Russell & U.S. Global
The fund families roll out products with a focus on airlines, social responsibility and multi-strategy investing.
Top Portfolio Products: SSGA Rolls Out Multi-Factor SPDR ETF
Plus, Exceed Investments adds fund that tracks Nasdaq’s structured-product index.
Better Governance, Rising Middle Class Spur Emerging Market Dividends
Apple’s triumphant announcement last week that it had crossed the $700 billion market capitalization milestone bodes well for other companies.
Hong Kong-Shanghai ‘Through Train’ Opens Up Investment, Arbitrage Options
Here's a move that marks yet another important step in China’s goal of greater participation in the global financial markets.
Top Portfolio Products: Multi-Strategy ETF Launched by AdvisorShares
Plus, Invesco PowerShares outlines changes to its municipal bond ETFs.
New Hire Roundup: Charlson to Head Morningstar Alternative Funds Research
Meanwhile, the American Benefits Council names new board members and officers, and CFPB adds experts to senior posts.
Is China Heading for a Real Estate Bubble Burst?
China is cracking down on shadow banking and lending to protect its economy, but could a real estate bubble bust all its efforts?