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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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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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Day 2 Recap: The Investment Case for Africa (Video)

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

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Aswath Damodaran: Valuation in the Face of Uncertainty

The NYU professor applies a common-sense, mathematical approach to challenge general “rules of thumb” of valuation while still using accepted methodologies, such as the discounted cash flow model. Read More

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Audience Poll: Investment Pros and CFA Charterholders Weigh In on Future of Asset Management

Using live-response polling technology, Annual Conference attendees forecasted equity market returns and identified major drivers of risk and reward. 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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Nobel Prize Winner Thomas Sargent on Risk, Ambiguity, and Investment Decision Making

The New York University professor contends that investors often mistake ambiguity premia for risk premia because of faulty financial models. Read More

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New Era for Global Bonds: Everything You Know Is Wrong

It used to be that investors most feared interest rate risk in industrial countries and credit risk in emerging economies. The rules have changed, says Ramin Toloui, PIMCO’s global co-head of emerging markets portfolio management. Read More

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Recap: Uncovering Fraud in Japan, China’s A-Shares, and the Benefits of Meditation (Video)

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

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