Algorithmic trading was designed to take out the human element liable to mistakes, sentiment and superstition, but one student has designed an algorithm programed to replicate our fears to see whether there is anything rational — or financially rewarding — in superstitious trading.
The unresolved euro zone crisis, slowing growth prospects and currency depreciations have created a risk-off environment that makes investors think twice about emerging markets, Pablo Goldberg, Global Head of Emerging Markets Research at HSBC told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”.
Greece might be in economic crisis mode and getting productivity levels up might take time, but there are signs of improvement according to one economist.
Forget China’s bilateral exchange-rate regime with the dollar, it’s a Chinese government policy of value-added tax adjustments that has been boosting China’s exports, according to a university Professor.
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