Monthly Archives: May 2013

“Professionals Must Take the Lead in Restoring Trust,” Says CFA Institute CEO John Rogers, CFA (Video)

Markets may be up, but the bear market in trust is still very much with us, he contends. Read More

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Lessons from a Whistleblower: Putting Integrity into Practice

Question your assumptions and never underestimate the importance of culture, former Olympus CEO Michael Woodford told delegates at the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference. Read More

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Day 2 Recap: Central Banking, Strategies for a Low-Yield World, Notable Quotes (Video)

CFA Institute content directors Ron Rimkus, CFA, and Jason Voss, CFA, highlight more key takeaways from the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Singapore. Read More

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Financial Reform in Asia: Sector Must Shift from Master to Servant of Real Economy

Fung Global Institute President Andrew Sheng says the central challenge for financial reform is reining in the sector, which has grown too big. Read More

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BlackRock’s Nick Good on the “Rise of the Asian Investor” (Video)

The firm’s managing director and head of strategy and business development, Asia Pacific, talks to Bloomberg Television about investment trends in the region. Read More

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How to Invest in a Low-Yield World

Lim Chow Kiat, CFA, group chief investment officer of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, tackled one of the most vexing questions in the investment world today: how to invest in a low-yield world. Read More

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Kishore Mahbubani: The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World (Video)

The Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy says that despite the US-China rivalry, poverty, and other global ills, the world is becoming a better, more peaceful place. Read More

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Investing and Withdrawal Strategies During Retirement: The “Retire Well” Bucket Approach

Today retirees face five perils: inflation, investment, longevity, withdrawal, and healthcare risk. Providend Ltd. CEO Christopher Tan says retirees need a plan not only to cope with these risks but also to provide reliable income. Read More

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“Finance Must Serve the Real Sector” Says China Banking Regulatory Commission Chief Adviser (Video)

Andrew Sheng, chief adviser for the China Banking Regulatory Commission, discusses regulatory reform and the outlook for the Asian economy. Read More

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Dambisa Moyo: Search for Alpha Leads to Frontier Markets in Africa

Today only $4 billion is invested in frontier markets, says the international economist. Yet Africa enjoys good public finances, strong growth prospects, and favorable productivity and demographic trends. Read More

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