Aberdeen Asset Management Plc is buying Malaysian ringgit bonds, betting an appreciation in China’s yuan will also boost the value of the Southeast Asian nation’s currency.
Kenya will probably offer investors a premium to ensure it sells one of Africa’s biggest Eurobonds as the September terrorist attack at Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall drives up borrowing costs.
World leaders from the U.K.’s David Cameron to Naoto Kan of Japan are betting they can deliver fiscal austerity without derailing economic prosperity. History suggests they may be right.
Mark Carney’s first six weeks as Bank of England governor will test his ability to turn activist rhetoric into policy reality as he seeks to accelerate the struggling U.K. economy to what he calls “escape velocity.”
"This raises concerns about the credibility of the central bank."
- Kevin Daly on Dec 18, 2014