US markets are dancing to the beat of a rap song that topped the charts more than a decade ago.

THE question of whether to shift allocation from equity to bonds is one that invariably comes up as often as the S&P500 achieves a new high.

THE financial system had nearly collapsed. The deepest recession in decades was devouring over 700,000 jobs a month. Roughly US$13 trillion in stock market wealth, slowly rebuilt since the dot-com...

CHINA'S sputtering growth has turned cash-strapped local government financing vehicles (LGFVs) into darlings of the bond market...

COMMENTARY

IN his 2001 book Fooled by Randomness, author and fund manager Nassim Nicholas Taleb (right) argued that chance plays a largely unacknowledged role in success, particularly in the finance industry.

THE rally that's pushed Japanese equities to a three-month high hides a different story when it comes to the cash market...

Armchair investors have been selling stock. So have pension funds and mutual funds, as well as a whole other category of investors - nonprofit groups, endowments, private equity firms and personal...

We have reached a number of tipping points already: political, social, economic and investment. There is no need to wait a

ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) is a hot topic. Innovations in this area are creating intrigue as to whether machines will replace human beings as portfolio managers. "Robo-advisers" already...

FOR all the attention lavished on gold for its relative durability during this global dash into risk, the real story could be the companies digging it out of the ground.