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Trump victory raises prospects for reflation

Michael Grady - 24 NOV 2016

Fiscal policy is likely to take centre stage following Donald Trump’s US election success, which has significant implications for financial assets, writes Michael Grady.


Can Beijing tame China’s housing bubble?

- 23 NOV 2016

House prices in China have soared over the last 12 months, prompting fears of a property bubble. The government is trying to tackle the problem – but has it moved too late to avert a crisis?


The Amazon Effect

- 11 NOV 2016

The rise of Amazon.com has forced traditional retailers to adapt their business models. But who will be the winners – and losers – in the battle with e-commerce?


Technology: The Big Disruptor

- 11 NOV 2016

Identifying companies set to benefit from technological change will be a major driver of future investment returns. Avoiding the losers will be just as important.


Palm oil: a burning issue

Abigail Herron - 08 NOV 2016

Palm oil development is one of the leading drivers of global deforestation, which took a heavy toll on South East Asia in 2015. Consumer brands and investors are exerting influence on companies to decouple production from further social and environmental degradation.


Corruption continues to cast shadow over Brazil

- 07 NOV 2016

A lengthy and far-reaching political crisis brought Brazil’s economy to a shuddering halt. New president Michel Temer faces an uphill task to arrest the slide.


Transition to a low-carbon economy brings investment risks and opportunities

Stephanie Maier - 04 NOV 2016

As global policymakers discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, investors should consider how so-called ‘transition risk’ impacts their portfolios, says Stephanie Maier.