Some pitfalls in global investing

Tatiana Didier, Roberto Rigobon, Sergio Schmukler, 12 November 2012

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Since the 1990s, a large proportion of world savings have gone to institutional investors that manage those assets by investing globally. This trend has driven a sharp increase in capital market activity and financial globalisation (cf. Obstfeld and Taylor 2004; Kose, Prasad, Rogoff and Wei 2009).

Topics: International finance
Tags: assets, fund, global funds, international finance

Are violins a good investment?

Kathryn Graddy, 4 January 2008

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Jacuqeline Dupre’s godmother, after purchasing a $90,000 Stradivari cello (The Davidov) for her in 1964, recognised its worth:

Topics: Financial markets
Tags: assets, investment, returns, violins

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