Francesco Bianchi, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 00:00
Philippe Bacchetta, Kenza Benhima, Céline Poilly, Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 00:00
Tatiana Didier, Roberto Rigobon, Sergio Schmukler, Monday, November 12, 2012 - 00:00
Investment through global funds increases year on year. But how and where are global funds’ portfolios allocated? How and which recipient countries, underlying investors, and policymakers benefit? This column argues that global funds in fact represent restrictive investment practises. If we want as many countries, investors and companies to benefit as possible, we must aim to change global funds’ organisational structures and thereby managers’ behaviour.
Kathryn Graddy, Friday, January 4, 2008 - 00:00
The market for unusual assets has grown in recent years. Here is a column that reviews the evidence on the market for violins, showing that they have provided a relatively stable return, with low, and in some cases negative, correlation to other assets.