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Beware the shocks to the system

Alan Brown, senior advisor for Schroder Investment Management in London, shares his bird’s-eye view of investing with Jame DiBiasio.
April 01, 2014

CBRC cautions Chinese banks against excessive fees

China's banks continue to earn bigger profits even as the economy slows, but the country's banking regulator is now promising to take tough measures against banks that charge excessive advisory fees.
April 11, 2012

Korea's debt-ridden households

Korean households continue to borrow at rates normally associated with the UK and US while inflation rises, creating a dilemma for the country's central bank.
May 26, 2011

Are the US and UK heading towards debt crises?

The answer is: not likely, as long as there is no premature monetary tightening. The reason is that the debt services burdens in both the US and the UK are still low.
October 14, 2009