Weekly Money News Round Up, Is China orchestrating Hong Kong riots
In this episode:
Is China orchestrating Hong Kong riots in order to justify an invasion?
Is China’s economy built on a house of cards?
Why the HK rich are looking at Golden Visas, such as Cyprus, to protect their money.
Word of the Day
In financial terms, a “market” is a market in which people invest and trade in financial securities and derivatives. Examples of securities shares, stocks and bonds, and precious metals.
The term “market” is also used for exchanges, organizations that facilitate the trade in financial securities, e.g., a stock exchange (e.g. London or Wall Street) or commodity exchange.
Within the financial sector, the term “financial markets” is often used to refer just to the markets that are used to raise finance: for long term finance, the Capital markets; for short term finance, the Money markets. Another common use of the term is as a generic term for all the markets in the financial sector, as in the examples listed below.
Capital markets which consist of:
- Stock markets, enablling companies to raise finance through the issuance of shares or stock, and provide a secure trading platform to investors.
- Bond markets, providing financing for governments and companies through bond issues, and a secure trading platform to investors.
- Commodity markets.
- Money markets.
- Derivatives markets.
- Futures markets.
- Foreign exchange markets – FOREX.
- Cryptocurrency market.
- Spot market
- Interbank lending market
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