Singapore Skyline at Night

The Big Win: Singapore

The ‘Lion City’ is roaring again By Tony Lennox IN the heart of downtown Singapore, Raffles Hotel, a stately symbol of colonial splendour, sits in the...
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Jewel of the Nile loses its sparkle

Fears for a forsaken Egypt as Africa’s fourth largest economy mirrors a Greek tragedy, threatening trade and jeopardising foreign investment By Darren Parkin NERVOUS investors are...

Mario Draghi: Bending Markets to His Will

He’s called Super Mario for a reason. Facing down Greek radicals, engineering an economic recovery, keeping banks from toppling, fixing the bond crisis, and...

Mohamed A El-Erian: Is the Perfect Storm Over for Markets?

Earlier this year, financial markets around the world were forced to navigate a perfect storm – a violent disruption fuelled by an unusual amalgamation...

Frontier Markets: Mongolia’s Great Leap Forward

An eleventh-hour deal to plough $4.4 billion into a gargantuan mine in Mongolia may have dragged the country’s hand away from the self-destruct button...

LATAM Airline Group: Wings Over Latin America

How a small carrier from an inward-looking, almost insular, country outcompeted the big guys and gobbled them up to become the largest airline in...
2018 performance - all asset classes

The Year That Wasn’t (but really, really wanted to be)

Nearly all financial and commodity markets stumbled in 2018. Canada-based STUART DUNN, chairman of the Holdun Family Office, looks back at a year some...

‘Non-standard’ financial information more closely tied to share prices

Want to look into the future of a company? Research by Australia’s UTS (University of Technology Sydney) provides some pointers. LEILAH SCHUBERT reports. MEASURES that...

The benefits of benign neglect: Sometimes nothing is actually the optimal thing to do

In this collection of articles, members of the Kellogg School of Management faculty discuss various aspects of investing. Read on – because an informed...
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Rio Tinto Paying Dividends

Handsome pay-outs for mining shareholders as strong underlying earnings deliver record interims for investors… By Darren Parkin A SURGE in commodity prices and a rush in...