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CURRENCY trading rose in the six months till April across major global centres, from Tokyo to London to New York, as investors grappled with monetary-policy whiplash, surveys from central banks...

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THOSE not closely following the markets may be surprised to hear that Asian equity markets have had two very strong weeks of gains following "Brexit" on June 23. Since the one-day sell-off...

OVER the last five years, investors in emerging-markets mutual funds have paid plenty and gotten little in return. Emerging-markets funds lost an annualised average of 3.19 per cent over the last...

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AS we entered the second half of 2016, we witnessed the unprecedented vote by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. The vote for Brexit caught markets by surprise.

IF at first you don't succeed, revise, revise again. That's become the mantra of Wall Street's bond-market forecasters this year. Stephen Stanley knows how frustrating it's been...

THE financial media tend to report breathlessly about what the stock market did yesterday. But savvy economic analysts have always known that the bond market is the place to look for a real sense of...

FOR India's biggest fund manager, S Naren, there are better ways to gauge economic growth than the nation's much-reviled official estimate of gross domestic product...

WHEN Ruhong Huang's Hong Kong-based hedge fund crossed a key milestone after gathering US$100 million in assets, he made an unusual choice. Rather than continuing to go it alone, he decided to...

THE rapidly evolving demands of the 21st century include everything from climate change to demography, shifting customer requirements and expectations, the rise of technology, globalisation, new...

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IN a shock for financial markets which had been increasingly confident that Britain would vote to remain in the European Union, a victory for the Leave outcome by 52 per cent to 48 per cent triggered...