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...
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...

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...
New York Stock Exchange

IPOs for the people! Investors change tack, but public access is as important as...

Venture capital may be flavour of the month, but there is still a place for stock market launches, as BRENDAN FILIPOVSKI reports ARE THE halcyon...
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...

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...
egypt nile aerial view

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...
Unemployed Deutsche Bankers

Workers out on the streets as massive job cuts bite at giant Deutsche Bank

DEUTSCHE Bank is cutting thousands of jobs in London and New York, part of a radical plan to reduce its global workforce by 18,000. (Click...
Blockchain

New Cryptocurrencies, Same Old Problems

Based on insights from SARIT MARKOVICH, clinical associate professor of strategy at the Kellogg School RECENTLY there has been an explosion of global interest in...