from Global Investing:

Home is where the heartache is…

January 17, 2012

On a recent trip home to Singapore, I was startled to learn just how much housing prices in the city-state have risen in my absence.

from Global Investing:

Can Eastern Europe “sweat” it?

December 20, 2011

Interesting to see that Poland wants to squeeze out more income from its state-owned enterprise (SOE) sector in the face of slowing economic growth and financing pressures.

Sovereign wealth fund under discussion… in Rwanda

August 4, 2010

A number of African nations have established or are having debates about establishing sovereign wealth funds to manage their mainly resource-based wealth.

Big ambition for Equatorial Guinea

November 18, 2009

This week has seen a rush of key policymakers and business executives from Africa flocking to London. Apart from Sierra Leone, oil and gas executives have been discussing the outlook for Equatorial Guinea, a small central African state rich in oil.

What me, British economist?

July 15, 2009

Time was when a British education had a cachet, especially among Britain’s far-flung colonial territories.