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Benchmark Independence

April 10, 2014

Benchmarks are at the heart of the financial system. They play a critical role for participants globally, from determining bank borrowing costs to providing fund managers with ways to gauge portfolio performance. Recently, however, market participants have rightly become concerned about the transparency and independence of some benchmarks, specifically in … MORE

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When Robots Compete, Students and Bloomberg Mentors Win

April 4, 2014

Six robots meet on the playing field, each vying to score as many goals as possible in two and a half minutes. But this is not an every-robot-for-itself competition. The six robots are divided into two teams – alliances – that work together for the win. Such teamwork reflects the … MORE

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Beyond the Buses: The San Francisco Tech Boom and the Future of Digital Cities

April 4, 2014

Protests against tech company shuttle buses in San Francisco have painted a picture of conflict between the tech industry and longtime San Francisco residents – and as a new wave of protests kicked off this week following a decision from the city’s Board of Supervisors to allow the private buses … MORE

Left to right: Denny R. Thaher, President Director of PT Trimegah Asset Management and Chairman of APRDI; Nitin Jaiswal, Bloomberg’s Head of Sales for ASEAN and South Asia; Pak Sujanto, Director of Investment Management, Indonesia's Financial Services Authority (OJK); Sandiaga S. Uno, Chairman of Indonesia Forum Foundation.

Indonesia’s Best Performing Funds Unveiled

April 3, 2014

Bloomberg, in collaboration with the Mutual Funds Association of Indonesia (APRDI), today announced the winners of the inaugural 2014 APRDI-Bloomberg Indonesia Fund Awards. The awards, launched to recognize Indonesia’s best performing funds, were given out at a ceremony held with over 150 industry players in Jakarta earlier this evening. “APRDI … MORE

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Bloomberg 360: Clean Energy Investment Trends

April 3, 2014

Part III of Bloomberg 360: Energy addresses Clean Energy Investment Trends. (View Part I and Part II.) Global investment in clean energy was $254bn last year, down from a revised $286.2bn in 2012 and the record $317.9bn of 2011, according to the latest figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The … MORE

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Bloomberg is Only Business News Service on Amazon Fire TV at Launch

April 2, 2014

A few months ago, we launched Bloomberg’s first connected TV experience, Bloomberg on Apple TV. Connected TVs are rapidly becoming an integral part of our lives, and we are seeing this first hand at Bloomberg as the number of streams per user per week of our Apple TV experience continues to rise. … MORE

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Bloomberg 360: Global Energy Realities and Climate Change

April 2, 2014

In Part II of our Bloomberg 360: Energy roundtable, Eric asks the panels about the global energy realities and climate change (View Part I here). Fossil fuels account for over 80% of the total global energy mix today, just as they did 25 years ago. And in the next 25 … MORE