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Pensioners should be most concerned about emerging market debt

Emerging market debt is a big issue today and the reason so many economies are struggling

Emerging market debt is a big issue today and the reason so many economies are struggling

World Finance asked Russell Napier, author of Anatomy of the Bear, where the biggest trouble spots are for emerging market debt. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

ETFs – don’t invest if you don’t understand

Over the past few years we have seen the dramatic increase in popularity of ETFs, which have been called toxic instruments by some

Over the past few years we have seen the dramatic increase in popularity of ETFs, which have been called toxic instruments by some

World Finance spoke with Guy Fraser-Sampson, author of Multi Asset Class Investment Strategy, on whether ETFs' bad reputation is symptomatic of the wider media’s misconception of complicated tools, or if there’s more to the sentiment. Come back...

The magic of start-ups comes down to the entrepreneur

World Finance spoke with Shilen Patel, Founder of Independents United, about the potential dangers and pitfalls of venture capital funds

World Finance spoke with Shilen Patel, Founder of Independents United, about the potential dangers and pitfalls of venture capital funds

In the last year venture capital funding hit its highest level since 2000, coming in at $43.3bn. With funding opportunities from financial firms, carmakers, chemists and more, there is no doubt this industry is picking up speed. Come back later for...

Ban big bank notes to fight crime

Could eliminating high denomination bank notes cut crime? Peter Sands, former CEO of Standard Chartered, believes so

Could eliminating high denomination bank notes cut crime? Peter Sands, former CEO of Standard Chartered, believes so

World Finance spoke with Peter Sands on how large bank notes are being used in the underground economy. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

True risk is not achieving your investment target

With markets heading into bear territory, investors are taking far more cautious attitudes towards risk. Is this something we can relate to the downturn or is it a new long-term approach?

With markets heading into bear territory, investors are taking far more cautious attitudes towards risk. Is this something we can relate to the downturn or is it a new long-term approach?

World Finance spoke with Guy Fraser-Sampson, author of Multi Asset Class Investment Strategy. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Multi-asset class investment mostly misunderstood by investors

Investor enthusiasm for multi-asset funds is on the decline and, although asset flows are still positive, they are now at their lowest level since 2012. Is this a new attitude to risk?

Investor enthusiasm for multi-asset funds is on the decline and, although asset flows are still positive, they are now at their lowest level since 2012. Is this a new attitude to risk?

World Finance spoke with Guy Fraser-Sampson, author of Multi Asset Class Investment Strategy, on mistakes investors make. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

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...

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