from Breakingviews:

Chinese banks get closer to losing training wheels

June 25, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Deutsche’s attitude problem compounds Libor hit

April 23, 2015

The logo of Deutsche Bank is pictured outside the bank's branch in Wiesbaden

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Good news: China’s bad debts are on the rise

March 25, 2015

A bank clerk counts Chinese yuan banknotes at a branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Huaibei, Anhui province, June 8, 2012.  REUTERS/Stringer

A bank clerk counts Chinese yuan banknotes at a branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Huaibei, Anhui province, June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

from Breakingviews:

Activists take on passivists in HK share spat

February 12, 2015

By John Foley 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

Sinking mortgage rates disguise investor fear – economist

October 27, 2014

A dip in 30-year mortgage rates to their lowest level in more than a year and stronger U.S. housing data on Friday appeared to be the green shoots of the next phase of U.S. economic recovery, that being the housing market.

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

China economic reforms may result in $14.4 trillion GDP, growth at 6 percent – Asia Society report

October 23, 2014

Sweeping economic reform initiated by China President Xi Jinping in November 2013 marked a turning point for the world's second biggest economy. If implemented fully, China's potential GDP growth can be sustained at 6 percent through 2020. One risk: Falling short of that growth rate could result in growth at half that projection, or worse, leading to a new economic crisis, according to a new study.

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

GMF @HedgeWorld West, World Bank/IMF and Financial & Risk Summit Toronto 2014

October 3, 2014

(Updates with guest photos and new links).

Join our special coverage Oct. 6-10 in the Global Markets Forum as we hit the road, from the West Coast to Washington to the Great White North.

from Global Investing:

Bleak investment outlook sours mood at Russia forum

September 10, 2014

By Alexander Winning

What are the chances that Western investors will rush back to Russia if a shaky ceasefire in Ukraine leads to a more lasting peace? Pretty slim, judging by a keynote speech at a recent Russia-focused investment conference in London.

from Breakingviews:

RBS puts lipstick on Citizens for $14 bln IPO

September 8, 2014

By Antony Currie

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

The money’s in the bank: What financial institutions are not telling investors

July 18, 2014

The largest Wall Street investment banks reported good earnings this week, many beating analysts’ expectations, but the devil remains in the details.