France’s Amundi Looks to Asia and ETFs for Growth
The manager is expanding outside its fixed-income base by buying an equities boutique and adding passive offerings, including smart beta.
October 5, 2016
Daily Agenda: Terror in France Brings Geopolitical Risk into Focus
Europe reels as Nice attack kills more than 80; China economic data stronger than anticipated; Line trade up in public debut..
July 15, 2016
France’s FRR Looks to Private Markets for Higher Returns
CIO Salwa Boussoukaya-Nasr responds to low yields by moving into private credit and giving bond managers more flexibility over duration.
May 2, 2016
Lionel Zinsou Trades Private Equity for African Politics
The former head of France’s PAI Partners brings family ties and business savvy to his bid for president of Benin in February’s election.
January 25, 2016
Daily Agenda: No Consensus on Dollar’s Fate As Year Ends
US third-quarter GDP slightly weaker than estimated; West Texas Intermediate crude briefly trades at a premium to Brent.
December 23, 2015
Immigration: Peril or Promise?
Politicians are fanning fears about refugees and economic migrants, but new blood can inject new energy into sluggish economies.
December 14, 2015
Daily Agenda: Investors Confronted by Shifting Political Currents
Election results in France and Venezuela deal a blow to ruling parties; Chinese FX reserves decline; SEC to probe CDS Market.
December 7, 2015
Daily Agenda: The Week Ahead, September 28 – October 3, 2015
Employment data in the U.S. and euro zone inflation keep monetary policy in focus; final September PMI in China on the way; a white night for Paris.
September 26, 2015
Daily Agenda: Bank of England Signals Rate Hike Coming
S&P cuts Brazil’s debt-rating to junk; Puerto Rico asks bondholders to accept a haircut; Chinese Premier rules out easing.
September 10, 2015
Greece’s Debt Crisis: Receded but Not Resolved
Athens has yet to demonstrate that it can fulfill its reform promises, while France and Germany continue to skirt the ambiguity at the heart of monetary union.
August 31, 2015