Tag Archives: sentiment

Contrarian ‘buy’ signal for equities is still in place

Volatility has been high in stock markets, with equities oscillating wildly between deep losses on Friday and a relief rally on Monday, but a contrarian “buy” signal is still in place, a recent sentiment indicator showed.

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Confidence in the economy surges, M&A appetite jumps

Confidence in the economy surged, with 83% of global executives in a recent survey saying they felt optimistic, compared with 53% half a year ago.

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Investors’ most and least favoured European countries

Investors shifted massively into eurozone equities in February, with the second highest allocation recorded for the asset class, a survey of fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows.

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Chinese executives more optimistic on economy: survey

Chinese executives have grown more optimistic about their country’s economic outlook, a survey by consultancy EY reveals.

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