Capital

Time for resilience

Events that impact markets have made it crucial to build resilient portfolios that are aware of downside risks. BlackRock‘s Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Michael Palframan and Crystal Wan explore the importance of protection in downturn scenarios for reserve…

The IFF China Report 2019: The Bay Area Devlopment

Located at the start of the Maritime Silk Road, the Guangdong–Hong Kong–Macau Greater Bay Area seeks to harness advanced technology and green finance to catch up with the economically advanced bay areas of New York, San Francisco and Tokyo.

The IFF China Report 2019: The Belt and Road Initiative

Over the past five years, China has invested more than $70 billion in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) countries, of which there are now in excess of 100. Leading Chinese and international policy-makers explain how BRI efforts are progressing. This section…

The turmoil test for emerging and advanced economies

Greater integration between advanced and emerging market economies during globalisation has made both more susceptible to risk of spillover – financial contagion and volatility. As the US continues to normalise its monetary policy, deputy governor of…

Internationalising renminbi – Hong Kong leads the way

Hong Kong’s advantages in technology, talent and infrastructure make it best placed to form the primary transaction and risk management network for the overseas offshore renminbi market, argues Zhou Chengjun, IFF Academic Committee member and deputy…

An international system for all

Reform of the system that brought about the financial crisis in 2007–08 has not gone far enough, writes Zhu Xian, IFF vice-chairman and vice-president of the New Development Bank. Developing countries are demanding greater influence in global economic…

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