24-10-2014
Market movements A week is a long time in politics, and this last week has felt like a long time in financial markets: the first half of the week with plunges in equity markets worldwide, the second part of the week with a sharp recovery, both in equities credit and high yield. There were almost unprecedented swings on...
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24-9-2014
Latest market views from the BlackRock Investment Institute Market movements The past week can best be summarised as the week when the dogs did not bark. In the run up to the Federal Reserve (Fed) meeting and the referendum on Scottish independence markets were poised for a period of material turbulence, which stood in...
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4-8-2014
Booming African Lion Economies Gear Up to Emulate Asians  Aug. 4 (Bloomberg) –- More than 40 African heads of state meet with American business leaders in Washington this week. The idea is to promote trade and encourage U.S. investment in Africa. But just how good an investment is Africa and what will its economy...
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