ANZ's Smith quashes retirement talk

China's National Bureau of Statistics reported Wednesday that growth in industrial production, fixed-asset investment and retail sales all decelerated.


The Risks and Costs of an Ineffective Middle-Office

When assessing the various risks that might affect investment firms, fund managers and investors often overlook an element that can lead to failure if neglected: an ineffective middle-office.


Equities, oil 'best asset classes for 2015'

Equities will be the best-performing asset class in the next 12 months according to 51 per cent of high net worth investors in Europe, while a fifth (18 per cent) said oil could outperform in 2015, according to a report.