Oil majors must stop Jekyll and Hyde line

Membership of lobby group muddles climate change message, says ShareAction’s Catherine Howarth

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An employee adjusts a valve wheel at the central processing plant for oil and gas at the Salym Petroleum Development oil fields near Salym, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Salym Petroleum Development, the venture between Shell and Gazprom Neft, has started drilling the first of five horizontal wells over the next two years that will employ multi-fracturing technology, according to a statement today. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
Membership of lobby group muddles climate change message, says ShareAction’s Catherine Howarth

Alpha generation has become a shy animal

Do we serve our clients best by simply beating a given benchmark net of fees, asks Allianz’s Elizabeth Corley

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A bubbly corner of shadow banking

Tom Stabile wonders if the direct-lending feeding frenzy is sustainable

Battle of Congressional budget accounting

Modelling the financial impact of legislation is a political hot potato, says Stephen Foley

China steel dragon loses US coal appetite

It may be too late to save the coal industry from looming financial disaster, says John Dizard

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Cloud hangs over Masters of the Universe

The growth in asset management has created the risk of a liquidity illusion, says David Oakley

The societal cost of a passive shift

Natasha Landell-Mills asks if the move out of actively managed funds serves the public interest

The trouble with predicting the end

Jonathan Davis is struggling to guess how long the bull market has left to run

A warm default with good air links

Puerto Rico is indeed distressed, but it is not some ‘American Greece’, says John Dizard

An unholy alliance in share buybacks

Shareholder activists and chief executives are often the only winners, says John Plender


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