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  1. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Carry trades get a fresh boost from ECB's loose monetary policy

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Reuters

    ... next month and to be accompanied by a similar plan to buy covered bonds. All of this apparently moves us closer to outright quantitative easing, with sovereign bonds being bought ... "To the extent that at least some part of that money will head abroad, the turbo-charged easy money will likely invigorate euro-funded carry trades," Citigroup foreign exchange strategist ...

  2. Business - Money - COMMENT

    Never confuse risk and volatility in investing

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Reuters

    ... versions of reality rather than tools that always, or even usually, work. In financial theory, volatility is used more or less interchangeably with risk, something hedge fund giant Howard Marks ...

  3. Business - Money - COMMENT

    What the Chinese investor really needs

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 01:21am by WILLIAM BARKSHIRE

    ... and be of relatively low execution cost. However, most firms seeking to position themselves to capture these Chinese investment outflows are planning the traditional diet of equities, ETFs, mutual funds ...

  4. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Europe’s rapidly unravelling economic reform agenda

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:26am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... and yet still failed to undertake meaningful reforms. This does not bode well for economic adjustment in the euro zone. Nicholas Spiro is managing director of Spiro Sovereign Strategy   ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - COMMENT

    Buffett builds US$55b green pile as individual investors cut cash holdings

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:17am by James Saft

    ... are, but it is always there. Cash also provides investors with what so many hedge funds and other expensive financial products claim to provide: protection against the downside. James Montier, of fund managers GMO, calls cash "perhaps the oldest, easiest and most underrated source of tail risk protection". If you are worried, as small investors seem not to be, about the small ...

  6. Business - Money - COMMENT

    Matter of luck as investors get better

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:01am by Reuters

    ... in the investment world. Mauboussin shows that statistical measures of outperformance by large capitalisation mutual funds in the United States have been declining steadily for almost five decades, ... by professionals. It would also be true, to the extent that you believe that skill is identifiable by those with capital, that the growth of hedge funds only reinforces the negative impact ...

  7. Business - Money - COMMENT

    Fund exemplifies London's reliance on banking and dodgy foreign cash

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:53pm by Reuters

    ... James Saft Property investment fund exposes Britain to risks of dodgy foreign cash amid financial push A leveraged bet on London banking and oligarchs As a symbol of Britain's ill-advised romance with banking and dubious foreign money, a new prime London property investment fund is hard to beat. The investment vehicle from asset manager London Central Portfolio, which ...

  8. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    IMF meeting should adopt policy to tackle stagnation

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:08am by Reuters

    ... should also be applied in mobilising the trillions of dollars in public assets held by central banks and sovereign wealth funds, largely as safe liquid assets, to promote growth. ... ministers and central bank governors will gather in Washington this week for the twice-yearly meetings of the International Monetary Fund. Although there will not be the sense of alarm ...

  9. Business - Companies - COMMENT

    Did Temasek overpay for its stake in AS Watson?

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:13am by Peter Guy

    ... to quickly close a HK$44 billion private deal with Singapore's Temasek for 25 per cent of AS Watson may be convenient for him, but the future could reveal that the sovereign wealth fund overpaid ... were widely traded in a grey market by private funds and investors (which included Li's Horizon Ventures) for years before the deal. This private trading represented the real flotation ...

  10. Business - China Business - COMMENT

    Chinese government defers another default but only for the time being

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:39am by BLOOM

    ... in the first half. Some of the gain, of course, is the result of central-government stimulus: expedited railway spending and tax cuts. Most of it reflects local fiscal pump-priming, funded by untold ...




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