2017- Year of Repercussions

The Trade Joker welcomes all the investors on board to the NEW YEAR 2017 flight. Before we begin, you are requested to fasten your seatbelt because the weather conditions could be foggy and we might face heavy turbulences. We will take you all over the globe where in some areas our plane might face some thunderstorms (in USA), fog and mist (in UK), storms (in Europe), snow and freeze (in Middle East) and less visibility followed by gray clouds (in China). But the most we care about is a happy and…

Flashback- Events that shook the financial markets in 2016

As per the Chinese calendar, 2016 was the year of the monkey. Well. It behaved like one. Last year, was like an earthquake which shook the global markets and wiped off trillions of dollars from the market. It was like a situation when you wake up from a nightmare only to realize that you weren’t sleeping and it is real. In spite of terrible global blunders, we step into 2017 with a “glass half full” approach. And before we do that, let us do a flashback of the movers and…

Debt Street 2016, China Down

I always had this feeling inside that “Made In China” never lasts. Well, this time it is their economy. While I was still thinking about my New Year resolution (which is 1920 x 1080 ) I received a flash update from Century Financial Brokers showing a 7% decline in Chinese stock markets. It has become like an entrance theme for China equities to crash first and then take the rest of the indices with them. And by the way it hit the circuit breaker twice in four days, I mean…