Casualties of the pensions time-bomb

Sophia Grene asks if a greying population drives inflation

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Fund sales in Europe and the US faltered in the second quarter of 2015
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Fund managers have been stumped by pace and scale of decline in sentiment towards emerging market
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Harvard will use FIFAA to catch Yale

The endowment model is changing for the cheaper, finds Stephen Foley

Independence is a desirable quality

Robert Pozen considers if the role of chairman and chief executive should be split

‘The Godfather’ of fixed income

Andrew Cole asks if centrals banks are good guys turned bad

Nobody wants to be the Goldman senator

No politician can fail by demanding Wall Street be disconnected from Washington, says John Dizard

Relentless outflow and sinking currencies

John Plender on the end of years of hype about the wonders of investing in the developing world

The Russian market is not just about oil

Russia is economically weak but not necessarily financially vulnerable, writes Marcus Svedberg

Why Volkswagen is worse than Enron

Few corporate scandals involve deliberate fraud, says David Bach

Good market vet wanted for grey EM swan

Chance that next financial crisis will emerge from emerging markets seems high, says David Oakley

Investors only sing redemption songs

John Dizard wonders if disaster can be averted in emerging markets


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