market correction

Clime Asset Management

Sometimes it seems like there’s nowhere to hide. Equity investors were smacked in the face over the month of October, with waves of selling hitting sharemarkets from Sydney to Shanghai and London to New York. Something like $7 trillion was wiped off the value of global sharemarkets. Tighter financial conditions,... Show More

Clime Asset Management

The first two weeks of 2016 has been the worst calendar year start for equity markets in decades. The Australian share market has retreated by 10% in just two weeks and taken its price fall to 18% since March last year. Therefore it is important to investigate whether the equity... Show More

Wentworth Securities

Readers/Investors will have had plenty to read on the subject of a "correction" over the weekend and today. Radio stations leading with "market correction" headlines is often a sign that we are near the end of a sell off. We give our take on the sell-off and some valuable links... Show More

Nicholas Forsyth

Just after midday in Chicago, around $US100m worth of VIX options were purchased in about 1 second. That is the equivalent to 50% of the average daily turnover. The unusually large purchase was a hedge, or a bet that volatility will rise in coming months in US equities. Show More