The Bank for International Settlements was one of the few institutions to accurately predict the 2008 financial crisis and is very concerned policymakers are making the same mistakes today.
ON Thursday, August 9, it will be ten years since a … Read the rest
OCTOBER will mark the 30th anniversary of the 1987 financial crash. It is already nine years after the slump of 2008 and this July marks the 20th anniversary of the Asian financial crisis.
In memory of those bleak times, expect … Read the rest
HEDGE funds are losing much of their lustre, proving as vulnerable as their conventional counterparts to the global downturn.
The vast majority of hedge funds lost money in 2011 despite the sales spin that they are good alternative investments during … Read the rest
Central banks, politicians and bankers have turned global investment arena into a casino
June 2011 PREDICTIONS are a waste of time in today’s volatile global markets. Rather than follow usually wrong central bank prognosis, economists’ forecasts, chartists’ configurations or charlatan … Read the rest