With an impressive career that spans banking and politics, the wife of the U.S. presidential hopeful is a fundraising force in his campaign.
Chinese debt-fueled growth meets forecasts; oil slides ahead of Doha summit; Brazil’s top court clears way for impeachment hearings; Bats Global tries IPO again.
At spring meetings Christine Lagarde calls for fiscal and monetary stimulus to boost growth; Jim Kim stresses World Bank role in alleviating the refugee crisis.
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Through a series of reforms, DiNapoli has made the New York State Common Retirement Fund more accountable to the public.
The Bay Area’s venture capital and tech start-up communities have the ability to effect change. Yet this power is often misapplied.
Impending bribery charges against Guo Boxiong are part of President Xi Jinping’s push to purge factions from the People’s Liberation Army.
Agency predicts oil surplus to fall as U.S. output shrinks; BoA results hit by trading woes; New York pension votes on cutting hedge fund exposure; Bank of England holds rates.
The country is investing heavily and altering its financial system to tackle climate change, creating sustainability opportunities for global investors.
Influx from Syria can be a stimulus rather than a burden if governments adopt policies to facilitate refugees’ entrance into the workforce, she says.
Ek’s music streaming service just signed a $1 billion convertible debt deal that could set the stage for an IPO next year.
IMF cuts global growth forecasts; JPMorgan beats analysts’ estimates; Chinese exports unexpectedly rebound; Peabody files.
Pensions and sovereign wealth funds try to change corporate behavior with new index.
Proponents say the institutional clients that have been reticent about embracing ESG investing might benefit the most from a nudge from their consultants.
Institutions that have adhered to the NIMBLE management rubric have shown themselves to be more resilient against market headwinds.
For a start-up suffering growing pains, offering the rank and file a bigger piece of the pie may keep them from jumping ship.
Russian oil minister affirms caps, sends markets higher; U.K. inflation rises; Rouseff impeachment clears committee; Alcoa beats estimates.
Boosting public spending in an effort to stimulate growth will make Canada a more attractive investment destination, Bill Morneau argues.
The requirement that brokers and advisers put clients’ interests first could benefit technology providers and technology-focused firms.
Alcoa launches earnings season while Daily Mail mulls Yahoo! bid; Cameron faces Parliament on Panama; StanChart selling Asian loans.