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Posted On August 16, 2017By HoudiniIn News

Is your wallet getting lighter and lighter?

A think tank sees larger loan-to-deposit ratios in banks as indicating that Malaysians are finding it harder to save money.  PETALING JAYA: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas) has voiced concern that the average Malaysian may be in a worse financial strain that previously thought. Referring to a recent Bloomberg report that the loan-to-deposit ratios in the nation’s banks are at an all-time high, Ideas external relations manager Azrul Khalib said this could indicate that disposable incomes were decreasing and Malaysians therefore had less to save. “It isRead More

Posted On June 5, 2017By HoudiniIn News

Central Bank Cash Flood Swells over Bond Danger

The good news for bullish debt investors is that riskier assets will probably keep rallying in the near term. The bad news is that the longer the rally continues, the more these investors stand to lose of their principal investments down the line. That’s because companies and consumers have substantially boosted their leverage in the past few years as central bankers worldwide flood the market with cash to suppress borrowing costs. This implies lower recoveries in the future, according to Matthew Mish, an executive director in global credit strategy at UBS AG. In otherRead More
NEW YORK (May 12): U.S. and European stocks fell on Thursday, along with the U.S. dollar, while U.S. Treasury yields reversed earlier declines, as political uncertainty in the United States and weak retail sector earnings reports sent investors in search of safer investments like gold and the Japanese yen. Investors were concerned about developments relating to the firing of FBI Director James Comey late on Tuesday by U.S. President Donald Trump. White House officials told Reuters Trump’s decision had been building for months, but a turning point came when ComeyRead More