Katie Gilbert • June 2013
As green bonds become an increasingly credible investment, one of their original architects talks about their evolution.
The market can change its mind on short notice so a flexible approach is essential.
Forget the New Normal. Five full years after the financial crisis, we’ve entered a period of increasing global uncertainty and instability that’s almost certain to trigger new crises.
Failure mars Hong Kong’s financial reputation, stirs political scene and prompts an investigation into potential misdeeds.
Requiring sponsors to show plan participants their projected stream of payments could boost savings and increase use of annuities as a distribution tool.
Why issue them? How will they be structured? Who will buy them? We have all the answers.
Following the 2008 financial crisis, Blackstone Group chairman and CEO Stephen Schwarzman used the acquisition of GSO Capital to diversify the alternative asset management firm’s businesses and help more than double its assets.
Makena Capital Management CIO Eric Upin talks about the intricacies of global endowment-style investing and the biggest challenges that lie ahead.
Commissioner Barnier suggests EU may try to revive regulation, which would show Dutch, Irish and U.K. pensions seriously underfunded.
Small- and medium-size companies are a small part of China’s bond market, but they are growing very rapidly.
Nicosia tried and failed to avoid a bailout by using its natural-gas discovery. Now experts question whether the country will ever effectively exploit those reserves.
Unless Beijing undertakes reforms, the result is likely
to be a drastic economic slowdown to just 4 percent.
A generous tax treaty and a dense web of corporate relationships still attract Russian business interests to the island nation.
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas CIO weighs in on risk management, the outlook for the global economy and the new American Empire.
Risk-on, risk-off behavior persists in financial markets but volatility has eased dramatically. Few traders trust the new normal — which is probably its defining feature.
Investors piling into U.S. equities to take advantage of the recent runup in prices may be in for an ugly surprise. In the past, sideways markets have started when valuations were at levels much like today’s.
What if the economic recovery in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania owes nothing to austerity?
Prime minister courts his conservative base but electoral outcome fuels speculation of a leadership challenge later this year.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is determined to push toward greater integration while avoiding Europe’s pitfalls.
New analysts who are already gaining notice in our Rising Stars of Wall Street Research.
America’s executives see opportunities in economic and political challenges.
Government revives reform efforts and sees mutual funds as a vehicle for promoting growth.
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