Beijing’s Tightening Policies are Starting to Rein in House Prices

Beijing’s Tightening Policies are Starting to Rein in House Prices The cost of housing in China rose as much as 40% last year. On the back of this strength authorities have moved to implement new controls to ease the risk of a potential housing bubble. These measures include implementing a series of monetary and regulatory[…]

Global Equity Markets on Solid Ground

With 98% of US S&P 500 companies having reported earnings for the March quarter, Mason Stevens Head of Equities, Marcus Tuck, provides his key takeaways: Aggregate profit growth was a very healthy 13.9%, the highest year-on-year growth since Q3 2011, where it recorded a 16.7% growth rate. 10 of 11 sectors reported profit growth with[…]

Chinese tech company up 35% in 2017. More returns to come!

After reporting quarterly earnings last Friday, shares in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NASD: BABA) are up 35% since January, and at UGC we believe this internet giant is only just getting started. BABA is an online and mobile commerce company operating in China and internationally. Founded by former English teacher Jack Ma, this company is[…]