Global Investing

After disappointing start to 2013, how will hedge funds catch up?

March 22, 2013

Despite the early-year rally in equity markets, some hedge funds seem to have had a disappointing start… yet again.

Running for gold? The long-distance investor

August 1, 2012

What are you best at? Running a sprint?  Jumping a few hurdles? Or would you rather gear up for the long-haul with a marathon?

Currency hedging — should we bother?

February 9, 2012

Currency hedging — should we bother?

Maybe not as much as you think, if we are talking purely from a equity return point of view — according to the new research that analysed 112 years of the financial assets history released by Credit Suisse and London Business School this week.

from Summit Notebook:

Private bankers chanting new mantra

October 7, 2009

Private bankers still getting their ears bashed from clients enraged about massive portfolio losses now are chanting a new mantra.

Rich people keep passion investing

June 25, 2009

The credit crisis has hit the world’s super rich, with their financial wealth shrinking by almost a fifth in 2008, but they are flocking to luxury goods and jewellery in a  flight-to-safety.