Indonesia bets on $200 billion investment to boost energy output

Indonesia plans to overhaul its energy policy to attract investment of as much as $200 billion over the next decade as the former OPEC member seeks to reverse a decline in its crude oil production.

Emerging Markets

Scarred investors want proof naira to really float on window

Nigeria’s latest attempt to ease the dollar shortage choking its economy is dependent on traders trusting the central bank.

Emerging Markets

China's three-year itch? The signposts to a cyclical slowdown

Iron ore stockpiles are growing in China, home prices are showing signs of slowing nationwide and bond yields are at their highest level since August 2015. Does this combination of factors signal China’s economy is about to hit a rough patch?

Commodities

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A look into the Bloomberg functions highlighted in Mike Bloomberg's 60 Minutes interview.

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60 Minutes interview with Mike Bloomberg

View Mike Bloomberg's full interview with Steve Kroft.

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Chile’s central bank could cut interest rate again, Marcel says

Further weakness in Chile’s labor market could give the central bank reason to cut its key interest rate again following a surprise reduction earlier this month, the board’s president said.

Emerging Markets

How RegTech closes the gap between technology and financial services

Banks are expected to invest more than 20 billion dollars in technology in 2017, and the regulatory challenge will receive a significant amount of it.

Compliance

The future of buy-side in Asia

Geopolitical upheavals, global regulations and technological disruptions are redefining the investment universe, forcing the fund industry to rethink their investing models and strategies.

Portfolio Management

World’s biggest stock markets haven’t been this split since 2008

The Chinese and U.S. stock markets are going in opposite directions. The divergence means the two markets are the least in tune since August 2008 -- just before the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.

Emerging Markets

The importance of understanding how machines learn

In order to realize the full potential of machine learning in finance, it’s critical in these early days to understand what the system is doing, how it’s learning, and what data it’s using.

Data and Tech Operations