Weekly research notes covering the full spectrum of asset classes

Market Commentary—31/10/18

October 31, 2018 / Georgios Bitsonis

Stocks: Starting with Facebook’s Q3 2018 earnings announcements, we saw that revenue grew 33% year-over-year to $13.7 billion but fell short of the average analyst expectation of $13.8 billion. Consequently, Facebook’s share price see-sawed wildly in extended trading on Tuesday, dipping as much as 6% and climbing around 5%. Moreover, in the US equity market, the S&P […]

Mexico: More Than What Meets the Eye

October 30, 2018 / Javier Ortiz Beltran

Mexico has been repeatedly in the spotlight in recent years, particularly after the 2016 US Presidential Elections. The last two years might have made Mexico rather vulnerable to remarks and policies made by Trump. Yet, in the same period, Mexico has become a remarkably promising country for foreign investment with solid fundamentals, backed by improving […]

Market Commentary—30/10/2018

October 30, 2018 / Claudio Cirillo

Stocks: A slump in Tech shares hit the US equity market. The Nasdaq Composite lost two percent while the S&P 500 lost one percent, reflecting the greater exposure to Tech of the former. Bank shares slightly increased over the session, Mr.John Flint, the CEO of HSBC Holdings plc, reported an increase of HSBC’s profit of […]

Market Commentary—26/10/18

October 26, 2018 / Felip Biji

Stocks:  The Dow is up 401.13 points to 24,984.55 as Microsoft outperformed. The S&P 500 gained 1.9% closing at 2,705.57 as consumer discretionary and tech both rose more than 3%. The broad index also closed higher for the first time in almost a week. Both are back with modest gains. Nasdaq climbed 2.95% to 7,318.34 as […]

Investment Thesis—Bilibili

October 26, 2018 / Sophie Wu

Investment thesis Bilibili is a Chinese UGC-driven video content platform which targets Generation Z consumers. Although the risks of over-reliance on video game revenue (FGO) and governmental regulations exist, I believe Bilibili is worth investing in because of its high user stickiness and upward potential of a multi-faceted revenue model. Using the market cap/MAU methodology, […]