from Breakingviews:

New ANZ boss stuck in strategic mid-ocean

October 1, 2015

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

from India Insight:

Bowlers put pressure on team India, batting holds key in World Cup

January 28, 2015

The India cricket team's opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has spent more time in the dressing room than the crease lately. The extended poor form of the left-hander, who saw a dream run with his batting back in 2013, is one of the major concerns as India embarks on a journey to defend their cricket world cup title.

from Breakingviews:

Kiwi rate rise shows cows beating central bankers

March 13, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Global Investing:

Watanabes shop for Brazilian real, Mexican peso

December 19, 2013

Are Mr and Mrs Watanabe preparing to return to emerging markets in a big way?

Mom and pop Japanese investors, collectively been dubbed the Watanabes, last month snapped up a large volume of uridashi bonds (bonds in foreign currencies marketed to small-time Japanese investors),  and sales of Brazilian real uridashi rose last month to the highest since July 2010, Barclays analysts say, citing official data.

from The Great Debate:

New Zealand’s bold experiment with regulating recreational drugs

By Maia Szalavitz
October 8, 2013

It’s been nearly a century since the United States began its experiment in prohibiting recreational drugs besides alcohol, caffeine and tobacco -- and virtually no one sees the trillion dollar policy as a success. A recent study [PDF] shows that drug prices have dropped more than 80 percent in the last two decades alone; purity and availability has risen; and overall addiction and death rates haven’t been cut, despite an exponential increase in incarceration since the 1980s.

from Breakingviews:

Milk scare exposes New Zealand’s dairy dependency

August 5, 2013

By Peter Thal Larsen 

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

from MacroScope:

Curse of the front-runner a bad omen for Fed contender Yellen?

July 18, 2013

The buzz on who will replace Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman has grown this year and amplified recently with talk of Lawrence Summers as a real possibility. There is also lingering speculation over Timothy Geithner, another previous U.S. Treasury Secretary, and former Fed Vice Chair Roger Ferguson among others as possible successors. Bernanke has provided no hint he wants to stay for a third term.

from Breakingviews:

Soaring kiwi dollar tests faith in inflation goal

February 22, 2013

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from MediaFile:

All hail the Kim (Dotcom)

January 24, 2013

Piracy means never having to say you're sorry.

That might as well be the mantra of Kim Schmitz, better known as Kim Dotcom, the most flamboyant internet character this side of John McAfee.

from Global Investing:

Ireland descends from risky debt heights

By Reuters Staff
October 18, 2012

Good news for Europe as the cost for insuring sovereign debt against default fell in the third quarter of 2012, according to the CMA Global Sovereign Credit Risk report.