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Where in the world will we find returns in the years ahead?


By Daleen van Wyk

Communications Strategist

Next time you discuss investment returns and especially the outlook for future returns, amaze your friends and colleagues with a few surprising estimates and figures. 680 more words

Merkel, Lagarde e a Grécia

O tempo começa a escassear para a Grécia. O novo episódio da crise deve ter como protagonistas a chanceler alemã, Angela Merkel, e ainda Christine Lagarde, directora do Fundo Monetário Internacional (FMI).  757 more words


Listening Closely to Janet Yellen (It’s Not about Equity Valuations)

In a question and answer session with the IMF’s Christine Lagarde last week, Fed Chairman Janet Yellen made a number of statements about systemic risks, but the media highlighted her equity valuation soundbite – that valuations “are at this point generally quite high.” The soundbite was quoted out of context and the market generally ignored it (that is, it didn’t really move the market). 515 more words



Syriza aims smoking gun at Central Bank Governor

Former Nia Demokrita Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras asked to leave BoG

Sources within Athens media and finance told The Slog last night that Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras will be quitting his post today (Sunday). 406 more words

The IMF is in love with India, but the banking sector remains a thorn

Just about two months after its managing director Christine Lagarde called India a “bright spot,” the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its April 15 regional economic survey… 392 more words

How Women Will Fix the Economy

It’s not often that you get a chance to hear Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen and IMF head Christine Lagarde interview each other. But I did Tuesday at the “Finance and Society” conference held at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. 755 more words

Janet Yellen still has her knives out for Wall Street

Among the financial commentariat, there’s quite a bit of worry that the most important post-crisis regulations will be whittled away in the coming years, setting us up for another meltdown. 503 more words