First, even if you don’t trade currencies (and most people don’t), they can have a big influence on the stock market. Moves in the foreign-exchange markets impact companies operating outside the U.S. They can also move commodity prices and related stocks.
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All of the companies listed in US market announced their quarterly earnings by today. Luckily, we saw S&P 500 quarterly bottom-up EPS growth was +25% on year-to-year basis.
His Communist Party is currently tabling constitutional reform to extend term limits. If they succeed, his presidency could stretch beyond 2023, and this is important because one of his biggest initiatives is ‘Made in China 2025’. It aims to strengthen the hold of technology in China. A large part of the world’s electronic components and gadgets are assembled in China, because of their high technical skills and low labour costs.
(Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at an annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia in Boao, in the southern Chinese province of Hainan, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 10, 2018. Kyodo/via REUTERS)
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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.