Author Archives: Heda Bayron

Heda Bayron is a communications specialist at CFA Institute in Asia Pacific. She has more than 15 years of experience in corporate communications and journalism. Previously, Bayron was a communications consultant at the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, and a senior press officer at Asia Society in New York. She also worked with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants as deputy editor of its member magazine, A Plus, where she won a Society of Publishers in Asia award for Editorial Excellence in Business Reporting. Before that, Bayron was an assistant editor at Voice of America's Asia News Center in Hong Kong for more than seven years.

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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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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Opening Address by Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam (Video)

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Singapore addresses delegates at the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference on 20 May 2013. Read More

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The Roaring Dragon: Global Investment Implications of a Rising China (Video)

A panel chaired by Ng Kok Song, adviser and chair of global investments at the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, discussed the implications of slower growth, rising debt, increasing wealth, and a volatile domestic equity market in China. Read More

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CFA Institute CEO John Rogers, CFA: “The Future of Finance Starts With You” (Video)

Finance professionals must take the lead in restoring trust in the global finance industry, says the CFA Institute President and CEO. Read More

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10 Facts about the Singapore Financial Market

Ten things you may not know about Singapore’s financial market. Read More

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