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    1. December 18, 2014

      Royal Mail’s red herrings

      Pilot fish have received a battering from Lord Myners, a City grandee commissioned by the government to investigate the...

    2. December 11, 2014

      Qataris appoint Ken Costa to Songbird Estates board

      Ken Costa, the City grandee and former Lazard and UBS banker, has been appointed to the board of Songbird Estates to...

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    1. The Future of the Renminbi

      Having been almost invisible in much of the world for years, the Chinese currency is n...
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    1. November 28, 2014

      Songbird takeover bidders consider withdrawing after 19% jump in asset valuation

      The bidders for Songbird Estates, the majority owner of the Canary Wharf business district in east London, are considering...

    2. October 27, 2014

      QIA leads fund rankings for missing Santiago governance standards

      The world’s most active sovereign wealth funds are also among the least transparent and least likely to comply with...

    3. October 27, 2014

      China set to invest £105bn in UK infrastructure by 2025

      China is set to invest £105bn in British infrastructure by 2025, with energy, property and transport the biggest recipients,...

    4. September 30, 2014

      China Investment Corp sells down Noble stake

      China’s biggest sovereign wealth fund has sold one-third of its holding in Noble Group even as the Singapore-listed...

    5. September 30, 2014

      China’s large forex reserves constitute both a blessing and a curse

      Chinese foreign-exchange reserves are viewed as a sign of national strength and a buffer against global financial turmoil,...

    6. August 6, 2014

      China Life poised to take $250m stake in TPG

      China Life is set to inject $250m into TPG, in one of the first Chinese investments in the buyout industry since CIC took a...

    7. June 30, 2014

      BPI France and China Development Bank back Sino-France PE fund

      French state-backed investor BPI France and China Development Bank have committed €100m each to back a private equity fund...

    8. June 22, 2014

      Reforms open up opportunities in Chinese asset management

      China’s efforts to liberalise its currency and open its capital markets are also creating job opportunities for people in...

    9. June 18, 2014

      Chinese fund CIC under fire over overseas losses

      China Investment Corporation, the world’s fourth-largest sovereign wealth fund, has been accused by the country’s top...

    10. June 17, 2014

      China’s sovereign wealth fund shifts focus to agriculture

      China’s sovereign wealth fund is shifting its focus to invest in agriculture and global food supplies in a significant...

    11. June 17, 2014

      China will profit from feeding the world’s appetite

      To the people, food is the most important issue under the sky.” So says an old Chinese proverb; but if that is so, the...

    12. beyondbrics

      June 17, 2014

      Guest post: five fallacies about Chinese firms going West

      By Joel Backaler, Author of “China Goes West” On a recent trip to London, I was shocked at how much evidence of corporate...

    13. May 15, 2014

      Soaring gas and power prices lift Noble

      Noble Group, one of the world’s leading commodities traders, enjoyed a strong start to the year with first-quarter profits...

    14. March 27, 2014

      Russian fund taps China and Middle East

      Russia’s $10bn state-backed fund has tapped Chinese and Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund money in a bid to show it can...

    15. January 28, 2014

      China’s ‘invisible man’ quits forex role

      The “invisible man” who held one of the world’s most important investment jobs for the past four years in leading the...

    16. beyondbrics

      January 22, 2014

      Change at CIC: as you were

      The retirement of Gao Xiqing as president of the China Investment Corporation, China’s sovereign wealth fund, has fund...

    17. January 22, 2014

      Founding president to step down at China wealth fund

      The long-serving Gao Xiqing, who almost starved to death in the Cultural Revolution and went on to help found China’s first...

    18. beyondbrics

      November 14, 2013

      Russia-Korea SWF tie up: win-win?

      Partners in wealth Wednesday’s announcement that Russia and South Korea would work together on an economic project in North...

    19. FT Alphaville

      November 11, 2013

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asian markets were mostly higher, with Japanese stocks gaining after Friday’s better-than-expected US jobs data...

    20. November 10, 2013

      CIC and Blackstone near agreement on London business park

      China Investment Corporation is closing in on an acquisition of one of London’s largest office developments in what would be...

    21. October 27, 2013

      China Jiantou sends staff on London fishing expedition

      One of China’s largest money managers has sent 23 executives to a London business school to learn about the UK fund market,...

    22. October 10, 2013

      Cambridge start-ups get £50m

      Cambridge University has backed a £50m technology investment company, alongside Arm Holdings and some of the city’s leading...

    23. October 9, 2013

      Bumi Resources agrees deal to revamp $1.3bn loan from CIC

      Bumi Resources, the heavily indebted coal miner linked to Indonesia’s influential Bakrie family, has agreed to swap some...

    24. September 24, 2013

      CIC Chinese fund obtains 12% equity stake in Uralkali

      Chinese sovereign wealth fund CIC has become the second largest shareholder in Uralkali, the world’s largest potash...

    25. September 11, 2013

      Abu Dhabi plans to invest up to $5bn in Russian infrastructure

      Abu Dhabi is planning to invest as much as $5bn in Russian infrastructure projects over the next seven years in a move...

    26. July 10, 2013

      QIA’s new chief joins Russian fund’s board

      Russia’s $10bn state-backed fund has appointed the new head of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund to its international advisory...

    27. June 28, 2013

      China poised to name new head for $500bn wealth fund CIC

      China’s $500bn sovereign wealth fund is finally close to naming a new chief, ending a months-long delay during which several...

    28. beyondbrics

      June 26, 2013

      What the mysterious OD05 account tells us about China's view of Japan

      Overseas funds have rushed to Japan this year to buy the bull market touched off by prime minister Shinzo Abe. And it seems...

    29. June 22, 2013

      Apax raises €5.8bn for buyout fund

      Apax has raised €5.8bn for a buyout fund, less than two-thirds of what the London-based private equity group collected...

    30. June 12, 2013

      ‘Mack the Knife’ brings fearsome reputation to new role

      John Mack has a knack for landing the big roles at companies that matter. The 67-year-old, who has joined the board of...

    31. June 2, 2013

      Desperately seeking Chinese sovereign wealth fund chairman

      The investment industry is keenly watching for signs of white smoke rising above the building in downtown Beijing that...

    32. May 26, 2013

      Ambitious project for partner with deep pockets

      A gigantic tunnel deep under London partly built with Chinese money and passing near the Houses of Parliament and the MI6...

    33. May 26, 2013

      UK officials court Chinese investors for super-sewer

      UK officials have courted Chinese investors in an attempt to secure hundreds of millions of pounds of funding towards...

    34. May 26, 2013

      China struggles to find head for CIC sovereign wealth fund

      China is struggling to find a new head for its $500bn sovereign wealth fund after two leading candidates declined the job...

    35. beyondbrics

      May 15, 2013

      Galaxy Securities breaks Hong Kong's IPO drought, more to come

      After an IPO drought in Hong Kong lasting more than half a year, China Galaxy Securities Co Ltd raised $1.07bn in an initial...

    36. beyondbrics

      May 13, 2013

      China's CIC: change of the guard

      There is a new man at the top of the China Investment Corporation (CIC), China’s sovereign wealth fund, prompting debate...

    37. FT Alphaville

      April 29, 2013

      Like a bear in a China speech

      By Theo Casey, marketcolor This might be best considered an addendum to Kate’s Politburo detective work on Friday which...

    38. April 17, 2013

      Chinese official endorses monetary easing

      A senior Chinese official has given a cautious endorsement to the radical monetary easing policies in Japan and the US,...

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