Japan’s equity market outshone other major global indices and key Asian markets in 2023. This volume reviews the confluence of factors that contributed to its stellar performance and highlights advantages of EquitiesFirst’s lending approach that can capitalize on the share-pledging potential of Japanese stocks.
Thailand’s performance in 2023 was highlighted by fluctuations in the local equity market and a significant slowdown in inflation. This volume recaps market trends in Thailand over the past year and how EquitiesFirst’s asset-backed financing can help investors capitalize on the country’s resurgence that is expected to continue in 2024.
EquitiesFirst's financing model involves temporary share transfers as part of the loan process. This volume serves to provide updates on the latest data and insights, offering a comprehensive understanding of title transfers and the advantages of EquitiesFirst's lending model over traditional banks and other lenders.
As HNWI increases, the potential is there for External Asset Managers (EAM) to capture greater market share with their advantage of offering a wider range of products compared to private bankers. This volume elaborates how partnering with EquitiesFirst can reinforce EAMs’ strengths to stand out from the crowd.
An imbalanced growth rate between High-Net-Worth Individuals and private bank staff has made client management and retention challenging for private banks. As a result, they may opt to collaborate with service providers to cope with rising demand. This edition details how private banks can capture opportunities by offering HNWIs value-added services in partnership with EquitiesFirst.
Despite uncertainties in the market in the first half of 2023, the market has outperformed exceptions. In this edition, EquitiesFirst reviews changes in US CPI, manufacturing PMI, how interest rates have affected currencies and the rescue actions taken post bank collapses.