Currently, Australia’s shipping industry contributes billions of dollars to GDP. However, failing to invest in it will mean more deterioration and job losses.
In 2017, the container shipping industry saw much improvement over its dismal performance in 2016. Thanks to increases in operational efficiency, new shipping alliances, and increasing freight rates, the world’s leading container shipping lines reported steady profits, in every quarter of 2017. For many investors, this has improved their outlook on the industry’s long-term potential […]
An international dependence on shipping containers makes an investment in the container shipping industry a great long-term investing strategy.
Reminiscent of the China stock market drop in mid-2015, January 2016’s crash of Chinese stocks saw investors move swiftly to gold for safety.
The over-all appeal of hard assets among investors has grown in recent years, and inspired a keen interest in tangible items like gemstones and real estate.
Given that demand for rough diamonds has recovered to levels not seen since before the GFC, sentiment towards gemstone producers has turned very favorable.