Dropbox Inc. is a San Francisco-based cloud storage company which listed on the NASDAQ on the 23rd of March 2018, a Friday ending the S&P 500’s worst week in more than two years amid talks of a global trade war and interest rate rises. Despite this, Dropbox saw gains of 35% on its first day with a valuation of over $US11bn.
Are you interested in trading the international stock markets? This is an activity which can grow and diversify your portfolio of investments and give you
Emerging technologies have played a large part in the digital transformation that is sweeping through businesses and economies in today’s society. Technology is at the centre of this transformation, and there is an acknowledgement now that digital transformation brings forth a competitive advantage to organisations and even nations in a fast-evolving digital world. Asian Pacific corporations and economies are particularly keen on adopting emerging technologies and expect to benefit greatly through stronger economic growth, greater business efficiency and a cultural shift to become more digital.
Investing internationally is often seen as a great way to achieve these goals.
Diversification benefits occur when a portfolio is made up of low correlated assets across various markets and sectors. This is quite hard to achieve if you are only invested in one market, especially if it is concentrated by only a handful sectors. In addition, by exposing your portfolio to a variety of sectors, your potential return may be greater if you are able choose the right investments rather than having your funds allocated to an underperforming one.
To expand its reach into key foreign markets, Monex established active collaborations with TradeStation in the US and Boom in Hong Kong, both well-known brokerage agencies in their own right. TradeStation is well-established as one of the largest brokers stateside, while Boom was the first online broker in Asia and still holds a powerful position in virtual trading.
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