IN a booming year for mergers and acquisitions, hedge funds that seek to make money from corporate marriages are struggling.

RUMOURS of the demise of medium-sized asset managers have proved to be greatly exaggerated, so far. But a combination of rising costs, a stagnant pool of profit and dwindling revenue in the next five...

THIS IS the first time we have lowered our expectations for global growth since 2016. Here are the reasons.

PENSION funds are taking aim at private equity firms for exploiting a financial sleight of hand that can make even mediocre investments look brilliant.

YOU can try to play down a trade war with China. You can brush off the impact of rising oil prices on corporate earnings. But if you're in the business of making economic predictions, it has...

INVESTORS are accused of careening into a potential downturn unprepared. The critique may prove undeserved.

SINGAPORE may be a mature insurance market, but it continues to have a large protection gap, says AIA group chief executive and president Ng Keng Hooi.

AT A CONFERENCE held by a top investment bank in New York last week, attendees were asked to submit what they thought was the biggest risk to the global economy. When their concerns showed up on the...

THE shift to a rising rate environment may prove to be a difficult transition for investors after a decade of low interest rates, a survey of financial advisers (FAs) by Natixis Investment Managers...

AS much as US$12 trillion in wealth could move to "Big Tech" firms the likes of Amazon, Google and Alibaba, should they decide to offer wealth management services...