While we remain optimistic that a U.S.–China trade deal will ultimately be reached, investors need greater transparency into what’s performing (or not) in the Chinese equity market. To help, we’ve created tools that break down performance by a variety of factors including share class.
This was expected to be the year of the global economic slowdown. But the year-to-date synchronized rally in global equities has stolen the spotlight. So far, Chinese equities have been the star.
We believe a formal U.S.-China trade agreement is likely to be signed before the G20 meeting in June. In response, investors may want to have a plan in place, as China is simply too large an opportunity to ignore in global portfolios.
Today marks the 298th day of the U.S.-China trade war. Through examination of both Western and Chinese media reports, we believe a trade deal is likely to occur over the next month. Jianing Wu outlines the progress made and how to position your portfolio.
WisdomTree Indexes employ a rules-based rebalancing mechanism that adjusts relative weights based on underlying dividend trends. During the rebalancing process, which occurs once per year for each Index, the relationship between price change and dividend growth is measured.
In 2013, rising interest rates were a common topic of discussion, and we even started to see the initial stages of this phenomenon during the second half of the year. However, so far in 2014, the trajectory of interest rates in developed international markets has been downward.