Markets

Russia is dumping US debt and buying gold instead

Russian ownership of US Treasury bonds dropped from $US96.1 billion in March to an 11-year low of $US14.9 billion in May, the latest Treasury figures show. The Treasury on Tuesday released a list of the top 33 national investors in its bonds. Russia, once in the top 10, was absent. […]
Russia is dumping US debt and buying gold instead
Markets

Big-money investors single out the biggest risk to markets over the next year

Geopolitical risk is the biggest fear in markets right now, according to a Barclays survey of over 700 institutional clients. The firm says it’s a combination of developments on the Korean peninsula, tensions with Russia, political turmoil in Saudi Arabia, Brexit, and less predictability in US foreign policy. Sometimes there’s […]
Big-money investors single out the biggest risk to markets over the next year