SOVEREIGN wealth funds (SWFs) pulled US$37.8 billion from global stock and bond markets in 2016, data from research firm eVestment showed on Monday, although fourth-quarter flows showed a slowdown in...

BEING part of the global billionaire class is beyond the imagination of most people. At the threshold of US$1 billion, a 5 per cent return would yield an annual interest payment of US$50 million -...

THE Trump stock market rally has displayed formidable staying power, yet there are reasons to be uneasy.

WITHIN hours of assuming office, Donald Trump began issuing executive orders and policy proposals to fulfil his campaign promises. But if Mr Trump really wants to "make America great again...

HE IS the most successful and influential investor you have probably never heard of. His writings are so coveted and followed by Wall Street that a used copy of a book that he wrote several decades...

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GARY Cohn should know better than to sow fear of dysfunctional US markets. Mr Cohn, who recently stepped down as chief operating officer at Goldman Sachs to go to Washington, lived through the 2008...

AMONG its Asian peers, the renminbi has dropped the most against the US dollar recently and aggravated Asia's economic challenges in the face of a strong US dollar. Is China finally joining the...

SETH Holehouse, who owns an auction house in New York City, has focused his investments on renewable energy and recycled products for the last five years - despite steadily losing money on the...

WALK down a side alley in Munich, beneath apartments with net curtains in the windows, past figures of female superheroes on a cafe storefront, and you come to the unprepossessing headquarters of a...

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AFTER losing US$2 billion last year while markets mostly moved higher, Harvard Management Co (HMC) announced big changes in the way it oversees the world's largest university endowment. ...