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How can we tell we have hit market bottom?

The cyclical nature of financial markets gives confidence to analysts. We all know when we hit bear territory it'll only last so long before we start seeing bullish sentiments start to filter through. The question is when…

The cyclical nature of financial markets gives confidence to analysts. We all know when we hit bear territory it’ll only last so long before we start seeing bullish sentiments start to filter through. The question is when…

World Finance spoke with Russell Napier, a financial archaeologist, who analysed Wall Street Journal articles two months before and after the great market bottoms of the 1900s to find out what similarities these all had. Come back later for a full ...

Is the Taiwanese insurance industry set to dominate Asia?

Fubon Life Insurance executive vice president Tsai-Ling Chao explains why Taiwan's insurance penetration is the highest in the world

Fubon Life Insurance executive vice president Tsai-Ling Chao explains why Taiwan’s insurance penetration is the highest in the world

According to government statistics, Taiwan’s insurance penetration of 18.9 percent ranks number one in the world. Tsai-Ling Chao, Executive Vice President of Fubon Life Insurance, explains why insurance products are so popular, and discusses how the sec...

Is banker bashing rooted in jealousy?

How can an understanding of behavioural economics help big business and the finance industry?

How can an understanding of behavioural economics help big business and the finance industry?

World Finance spoke with Dan Ariely, author of Behavioural Economics Saved My Dog, about ethical investing, whether the vilification of the finance industry is in fact jealousy of the rich and how behavioural economics can help the financial system as a w...

Traders enjoying volatility from uncertain times

Foreign currency trading has many advantages over other forms of financial trading. But there remain considerable risks too

Foreign currency trading has many advantages over other forms of financial trading. But there remain considerable risks too

World Finance spoke with Rob Colville author of The Lazy Trader to find out how uncertainty is impacting traders. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Retirement unattainable for many

Retirement is unattainable for two in five workers who want it, and nearly one in five retirees think they will never be able to fully give up work. Those are the findings of HSBC’s latest Future of Retirement report

Retirement is unattainable for two in five workers who want it, and nearly one in five retirees think they will never be able to fully give up work. Those are the findings of HSBC’s latest Future of Retirement report

World Finance spoke to Michael Schweitzer from HSBC to find out where in the world it’s hardest to retire, and what can be done. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Chile’s domestic consumption will fuel future growth, says BCI

BCI Asset Management's Rene Peragallo on Chile's position in Latin America

BCI Asset Management’s Rene Peragallo on Chile’s position in Latin America

The mutual fund industry in Chile now represents approximately 20 percent of its GDP, illustrating the country's potential for investment. But is this growth set to continue in the coming 12 months? Rene Peragallo, Head of Institutional Equity Funds with ...

Enough oil, let’s talk about renewables

One thing rarely mentioned in the oil price discussion is renewable energy

One thing rarely mentioned in the oil price discussion is renewable energy

World Finance spoke with energy analyst Gaurav Sharma on the impact of renewables on the oil and gas industry. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Oil prices will make a comeback in 2016

When it comes to oil prices, many expect them to keep dropping - given 2015’s poor performance. But one optimist is energy analyst Gaurav Sharma, who forecasts prices to rise to $50 by the fourth quarter of 2016

When it comes to oil prices, many expect them to keep dropping – given 2015’s poor performance. But one optimist is energy analyst Gaurav Sharma, who forecasts prices to rise to $50 by the fourth quarter of 2016

With oil prices ending 2015 over 36 percent lower than the year before, and 2016 being plagued by uncertainty, World Finance asked Gaurav Sharma why he forecasts a bullish return at the year end. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Oman LNG documentary – From Strength to Strength – Part Four

Fueling the future. As Oman's middle class grows the demand for gas and electricity will only increase

Fueling the future. As Oman’s middle class grows the demand for gas and electricity will only increase

In the final part of our documentary with Oman LNG we travel back to Muscat and the Ministry of Oil and Gas, where we learn about the growing demand for gas and electricity. Thanks for watching! You can now watch the full Oman LNG documentary on the Wo...

Alec Ross on the weaponisation of code

Cybercrime is one of the most pressing issues of today. How will businesses respond?

Cybercrime is one of the most pressing issues of today. How will businesses respond?

World Finance spoke with Alec Ross, author of The Industries of the Future, on the prospect of a cyber war sparking the next arms race. ...

Myanmar’s new government will spur even faster growth – KBZ Bank

KBZ Bank's Zaw Lin Aung says Myanmar's growth is only set to increase as San Suu Kyi's party forms Myanmar's new government

KBZ Bank’s Zaw Lin Aung says Myanmar’s growth is only set to increase as San Suu Kyi’s party forms Myanmar’s new government

Myanmar was closed off from the global economy only a matter of years ago. Yet today the country is starting to be seen as Asia's last frontier. Zaw Lin Aung, Deputy Managing Director of KBZ Bank, discusses the progress Myanmar's banking sector has made s...

Oman LNG documentary – From Strength to Strength – Part Three

In the third part of our documentary with Oman LNG, we learn how Oman LNG gives back to the Omani people through its wide range …

In the third part of our documentary with Oman LNG, we learn how Oman LNG gives back to the Omani people through its wide range of corporate social responsibility projects. We are serialising our new documentary series on Oman and its liquefied natu...

Which economy will be the new China?

China has defined the last few years – but with the country's slowdown, or correction, this doesn’t look likely to stay. What will be the next big economy to dominate headlines?

China has defined the last few years – but with the country’s slowdown, or correction, this doesn’t look likely to stay. What will be the next big economy to dominate headlines?

World Finance spoke to Alec Ross, former Senior Advisor for Innovation to Hillary Clinton, about his predictions for 'the next China’. ...

What will be the industries of the future?

Over the next decade, what trends will have the largest impact on the global economy? Industries of the Future, a book by Alec Ross, explains what’s next for the world

Over the next decade, what trends will have the largest impact on the global economy? Industries of the Future, a book by Alec Ross, explains what’s next for the world

World Finance spoke with Alec Ross on the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years, and how we can navigate them. ...

China: the epicentre of market angst

Market ill around the world is being blamed on China. But is this justified?

Market ill around the world is being blamed on China. But is this justified?

World Finance spoke with Mike Ingram from BGC Partners about the situation in the world’s second largest economy, and the country’s end game. ...

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