Markets have continued their grind upwards over the week commencing 19 October, marking a good period for risky assets as the ECB will have wanted.
Raul Leote de Carvalho explains how smart beta strategies are on the way out, proposing a three-step approach to factor investing as the way forward.
The 7th central pay commission, expected to report later this year, hopes to impact government spending, the fiscal deficit and boost consumption in India.
CPI prints for Germany, the UK and the US have all told a similar story: headline inflation is neutral to falling, while core inflation is rising modestly.
From FY 2010 to FY 2014, forgeign portfolio investors purchased close to USD 90 billion in the Indian equity market, which provided it with steady support.
An overview of the Inquire Europe and UK joint Conference in Athens on 4 to 6 October 2015.
Unstoppable worldwide urban expansion means increasingly costly traffic congestion, though this could be mitigated by the growing electric car revolution.
Minutes of the 16-17 September FOMC meeting, published on 8 October, showed a Committee struggling to deal with the ambiguity of recent US economic data.
The following article is based on the results of a survey undertaken by BNPP IP and the CICERO Group about the savings priorities of French people.
Recent surveys revealed that monthly jobs growth has averaged under 150 000 over the past 2 months, down from 200 000 in the first half of the year.
Reducing carbon footprint of portfolios has become increasingly important as institutional investors look to comply with environmental and social criteria.
Investors in Asian bonds look set to benefit from the significant progress made in Asian economies, and more specifically bond market growth.
Erik Orsenna writes about the challenges and opportunities for climate change at the COP 21 summit in Paris later this year.
The Bank of England’s chief economist Andy Haldane thinks aloud about money and the future of monetary policy.
The RBI seems to have taken advantage of a favourable inflation outlook to ‘front-load’ its recent rate cut to help accelerate economic recovery in India.
Greece is becoming cautiously opptimistic as Alexis Tsipras eases out former Finance minister, Yannis Varoufakis, replacing him with Euclid Tsakalatos.
Following the 16-17 September FOMC meeting, the Fed has released its latest dot plot, showing members’ prediction for fed fund rates over the coming years.
The FOMC decided upon a hawkish hold at the September meeting, instead of beginning policy normalisation, releasing a subdued projection for policy rates.