Month: February 2021

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Nordic #1 Leader in Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Infrastructure Solution | H.E.R.O. Issue 22, 22 February 2021

Skate to where the puck is going to be – the value chain profits in the electric vehicle (EV) revolution will be shifting towards addressing the bottleneck in the critical charging infrastructure, as evident from how the Nordic countries are leading the way when it comes to the adoption of EVs, led by Norway and Sweden. Norway is…
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February 21, 2021 0

Weekly Market Commentary By H.E.R.O. (15 to 19 Feb 2021)

The battering ram of the steepening yield curve has mercilessly pummelled the gilded castle of havens and defensives during the week, with gold, bonds, REITS and yield-based structured-notes products down significantly in a blood bath rout – and the downward trend that portend further losses looks likely to continue at least till mid-2021. Gold slumped…
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February 21, 2021 0

Weekly Market Commentary By H.E.R.O. (8 to 12 Feb 2021)

Markets rose to new highs in a choppy U.S. session even as 10-year Treasury yields steepened further this week to 120 bps after Fed’s Powell pledge of a ‘patiently accommodative’ policy to boost the pandemic-ridden US labour market. Gold fell after Powell moved to damp down inflation expectations by saying that any rise in prices…
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February 21, 2021 0

The “Marvel Entertainment of Videogames” & One of the Rare Few Remaining AAA Studios in the World | H.E.R.O. Issue 21, 8 February 2021

It’s bigger and more social than ever! At US$180 billion in revenue, videogames have grown exponentially to become a bigger moneymaker than the global movie and sports industries combined, evolving from being a fringe activity for teenagers into a mainstream form of entertainment as they become a gathering place for friends and families to stay in…
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February 7, 2021 0

Weekly Market Commentary By H.E.R.O. (1 to 5 Feb 2021)

U.S. markets jumped to recover from last week’s Reddit-induced losses and the largest hedge fund de-grossing in a decade on Biden’s push of his proposed US$1.9 trillion stimulus plan, as the Senate voted 51-50 on Friday to approve the massive fiscal stimulus package with vice president Kamala Harris casting the tiebreaker. MSCI ACWI All World…
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February 7, 2021 0

Weekly Market Commentary By H.E.R.O. (25 to 29 Jan 2021)

Markets collapsed in the worst and most volatile week since October 2020 as hedge funds had to carry out forced selling of their long positions to offset heavy losses incurred from their heavily-shorted stock positions that were short-squeezed by the hordes of retail day traders on Robinhood ganging up in Reddit and other social media…
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February 7, 2021 0