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  1. beyondbrics

    February 8, 2014

    The Weekender, February 8

    The week in emerging markets, including our most read, five things we have learned and some long reads for the weekend....

  2. January 12, 2014

    Emerging markets drive yen for yellow metal

    What a terrible year 2013 was for investors in gold and emerging markets. The yellow metal declined a phenomenal 29.3 per...

  1. September 15, 2013

    The moral hazard of saving too much

    It is, I suppose, inevitable that much comment on the fifth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers has focused on...

  2. August 18, 2013

    Jaded on the US, unsettled by China

    For years foreigners have been consistently bullish about the US. Since 2000 there have only been 10 months in which they...

  3. July 7, 2013

    Enter the untethered Chinese bull

    While investors everywhere are mesmerised by the prospect of an end to quantitative easing, another equally important...

  4. May 22, 2013

    Cable & Wireless Communications to end era with relocation

    Cable & Wireless Communications, the telecoms group that traces its history back to the early days of the British empire, is...

  5. FT Alphaville

    December 9, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Backroom dealing exposed Large asset management groups appear to be routinely...

  6. FT Alphaville

    November 11, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Delistings worry for managers Delistings from exchanges in Greece, Ireland and other...

  7. FT Alphaville

    October 21, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Plan to ban money fund bailouts European regulators are believed to be exploring...

  8. FT Alphaville

    October 7, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Dutch funds cutting pensions More than 80 Dutch pension funds will have to cut payments...

  9. FT Alphaville

    September 23, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm Investors force radical reshaping The proportion of funds owned by retail investors has...

  10. FT Alphaville

    September 19, 2012

    Faust and the German aversion to debt

    Poor Jens Weidmann. After weeks of macro-economic sniping following his isolation at the European Central Bank over its new...

  11. FT Alphaville

    August 26, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Emerging markets face harder climb John Plender asks whether the recent growth in...

  12. beyondbrics

    August 26, 2012

    Fund file: submerging markets

    Young vibrant populations whose economies show strong growth are good investment bets, or so the general ethos behind...

  13. FT Alphaville

    July 22, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Offshore bank inflows post modest rise Europe’s embattled offshore private banking...

  14. FT Alphaville

    July 8, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Brussels targets big bonuses Existing pay policies create incentives for fund managers...

  15. FT Alphaville

    June 24, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Managers’ share of assets slips Although the level of financial assets in existence has...

  16. beyondbrics

    June 11, 2012

    Further reading: different directions

    Monday’s recommended reading from the BB team: China’s companies head for the exit in the US, while China’s students head to...

  17. FT Alphaville

    May 6, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Most fund managers ‘inefficient’ An Investit report has found that a survey of managers...

  18. FT Alphaville

    April 22, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Large groups score lower on efficiency Research shows that contrary to accepted wisdom,...

  19. FT Alphaville

    April 8, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. High yield bonds draw in billions First quarter net inflows were close to the record for...

  20. FT Alphaville

    March 25, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. EU ‘shadow banking’ plan rapped The Institutional Money Market Funds Association is...

  21. FT Alphaville

    March 11, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Warning on high-yield ETF returns Industry figures blame the poor performance on high...

  22. FT Alphaville

    February 29, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and more from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: China is right to open up slowly The next big global financial...

  23. FT Alphaville

    February 26, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Funds focus on single EU market The cross-border fund sector has doubled its share of...

  24. FT Alphaville

    January 29, 2012

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. The pros and cons of binning benchmarks A Fidelity paper on unconstrained investing is...

  25. FT Alphaville

    January 18, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and more from Tuesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Why the super-Marios need help Will the two Marios – Mario...

  26. FT Alphaville

    January 9, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and more from Monday’s FT, Lawrence Summers: Current woes call for smart invention not destruction It...

  27. FT Alphaville

    January 4, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis, and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: The 2012 recovery — handle with care What does 2012...

  28. FT Alphaville

    December 12, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Wolfgang Münchau: Snags, diversions – and the crisis goes on The...

  29. FT Alphaville

    December 11, 2011

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Volcker rule dismays managers Under one interpretation of the Volcker rule it may become...

  30. FT Alphaville

    November 27, 2011

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Chairmen fail in governance duty Chairmen of FTSE 350 companies are failing to take...

  31. FT Alphaville

    October 26, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Be bold, Mario, put out that fire Dear Mario,...

  32. FT Alphaville

    October 23, 2011

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. EU creates loophole on kickbacks to financial advisers The European Commission’s Mifid...

  33. FT Alphaville

    October 9, 2011

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. Banks dash to deal with volatility Investment banks are reported to be scrambling to...

  34. beyondbrics

    October 2, 2011

    Fund file: the EM currency debate

    Investors should either exit their emerging market currencies holdings immediately or take the opportunity to wade in now....

  35. FT Alphaville

    September 25, 2011

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. ETF sector braces for draconian clampdown Providers of synthetic ETFs are bracing...

  36. FT Alphaville

    September 4, 2011

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. US managers are winning fight for European market share US managers accounted for 70% of...

  37. Gavyn Davies

    September 1, 2011

    The future of the Asian growth miracle

    The outbreak of pessimism about the global economic outlook, which seems easy to justify in the case of the developed...

  38. beyondbrics

    August 31, 2011

    Citi: EM equities to recover - soon

    One of the bigger bulls in emerging market equities has had to eat a bit of humble pie – or, as he puts it,  reset the...

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