THIS time of year is peak forecasting season - holiday retail sales, lists of stocks you should buy this year and of course, market forecasts all keep economists, strategists and analysts busy. I...

THE US market has seen a sustained rise since the election of soon-to-be-president Donald Trump. It's a market rise that follows every US presidential election. The key questions relate to the...

VALUATION, history shows, is an awful tool for market timing. Equity cycles persist, and selling just because price-earnings (P/E) ratios are high has repeatedly proven a mistake.

OUTLOOK 2017

THE China market scorecard doesn't make for great reading this year...

INVESTORS who once poured money into America's startups with abandon began to tighten their belts this year. The amount of money that flowed into US startups fell in 2016 for the first time in...

RECENTLY married with a one-year-old child, Joan Moraa Mbogo dreams of escaping Kenya's noisy, dirty, crime-ridden capital and buying a home close to her mother's newly-built apartment...

ONCE the epicentre of some of Britain's worst race riots in the 1980s, the London neighbourhood of Brixton is now facing a very different battle for its Afro-Caribbean soul: gentrification...

HONG Kong's government has announced the first sale of commercial land in the city's central business district in more than 20 years...

THE financial crisis of 2008 shook the United States and forced many on Wall Street to take stock of their careers. For Jordan Schwartz, a lawyer at the 224-year-old law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham...

WHEN do 1.5 and 16 add up to 72?