THE Dow Jones Industrial Average - the granddaddy of indexes - is famously flirting with a milestone. The Dow closed on Friday at 19,963.80, just shy of the irresistible 20,000.

THE market for US investment grade debt is charging into the New Year after a sluggish end to 2016, but the trend could prove to be short-lived.

US-BASED Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) has made its name swimming against the tide of conventional thinking in the asset management industry since its founding in 1981.

THE Donald J Trump era is marking a new age for gold as an investor safe haven.

US PRESIDENT-ELECT Donald Trump has said he would like to create a "tax holiday" so that American companies can bring back profits that were generated overseas at a lower rate. In his view...

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TOKYO Electric Power (Tepco) is gauging demand for its first bond offering since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear calamity, with some market participants expecting a sale as early as February, people...

"THERE is a lazy mindedness that we afford the do-gooders." That was Bono, the musician turned activist turned investor, lamenting the pitfalls of what has become an increasingly...

SENTIMENT and fund flows may have soured lately over the emerging markets (EMs), but JP Morgan Asset Management believes this investment sector is likely to hold up better than most expect despite...