A new type of mechanism for drug procurement and pricing is among a series of regulatory reforms transforming the Chinese pharmaceutical sector.
Thoughtful perspective on the role that active investing has to play in generating long-term results in investors’ portfolios.
Elections in Poland
Is the current strategy of Poland’s ruling political party beneficial to its long-term economic development?
Wild cards like Brexit and the U.S. election have the potential to impact markets against a backdrop of low inflation and muted growth.
Observations and insights into the future of sustainable investing from the most recent PRI (Principles for Responsible Investing) conference.
Chart of the Week
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Chart of the Week
The idiosyncrasies of niche markets can provide opportunities but require professional expertise.
A look back at the SARS outbreak of 2003 offers useful perspective on current fears about the spread of COVID-19.
As emerging markets become wealthier, so does demand within them for financial services like insurance.
Government reforms aimed at addressing widespread underemployment could be key to unlocking future growth.
The IMF's cautiously optimistic outlook is not without some unrecognized risk.
Understanding the real significance of the U.S. Treasury's recent reversal on China's currency.
Asia Pacific ex-Japan
Over half of the world’s megacities will be in the Asia Pacific ex-Japan region by 2030, representing a multi-decade opportunity for investment in real assets.
Global equity income
Dividends stocks could emerge as market leaders after a prolonged period when high-quality momentum stocks have outperformed.
Equity yields and M&A activity could support global equity markets as earnings estimates are likely to come down.
Several exciting developments that bode well for Brazilian stocks may be going largely unnoticed by investors outside the country.
A look ahead to what else may be in store in a year that's already defied many investor expectations.
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