International Finance

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Wealth Management

Emerging East Asian bond yields fall as region withstands global uncertainty

This covers the period from December 31 to mid-February Bond yields in emerging East Asian markets fell between December 31 and mid-February despite the risk of accelerated pace of interest rate hikes in the United States (US), the Asia Bond Monitor of Asian Development Bank (ADB) said. “Emerging East Asia’s improved growth outlook and strong...
Wealth Management

Good returns for major equity markets in Q4 2016

CAMRADATA data highlights the latest global investment trends March 17, 2017: CAMRADATA, a leading provider of data and analysis for institutional investors, has published its latest investment research reports charting the performance of investments and asset managers in Q4 2016 across six asset classes, including Global Equity, Emerging Markets Equity, UK Equity, Diversified Growth Funds,...

Challenges for Islamic finance in the USA

The biggest challenge is the First Amendment of the US Constitution Camille Paldi  March 14, 2017: With proper regulation, legislation, and dispute resolution, Islamic finance, sukuk (Islamic bond) and takaful (Islamic insurance) have tremendous possibilities in the United States at this moment in time. Modes of Islamic finance, including musharakah, mudharabah, murabahah, tawarruq, salam, and istisna’a, can enhance the capitalist performance of...

London secures £200 mn for extension to Northern Line

The UK’s first ever CPI-linked Sterling bond will contribute to the cost of the new project May 12, 2015: A £1billion infrastructure project that will link Battersea to the London Underground is another step closer due to a pioneering new method of financing agreed between the GLA and Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. On May 11,...

Holders of high yield bonds floundering

Hit by the fall in oil prices Peter Taberner February 4,2015: The fall in oil prices has left holders of high yield bonds floundering, as the value of their investments has simultaneously plummeted. Over the past three months, data from the First Trust High Yield Bond reveals that there has been a drop in price...