global growth


Siguler Guff boss upbeat on global opportunity

The world economy will grow this year and there will be positive GDP growth most likely next year, says George Siguler, managing director and founder partner of private equity investment firm, Siguler Guff. Speaking ahead of his appearance at the Conference of the Major Superannuation Funds (CMSF) in Brisbane this week, Siguler said there are […]
Investment Strategy

The Probyn outlook from State Street

“Everyone thinks the Australian dollar is overrated, but it won’t crack this year,” says the chief economist of State Street based in Boston, Chris Probyn, giving Australian investors a great opportunity to buy overseas assets. “On purchasing power parity, everyone thinks the Australian dollar is overrated. But markets can stay irrational longer than investors can […]
Hedge Funds

The evolution of global bonds

The global bond market is in the midst of a giant step in its evolution from a market dominated by developed-country debt to a much more diverse market that better reflects today’s global economy. Evolution is a long process, but the sovereign-debt challenges in Europe suggest the bond market’s evolution is picking up speed. Accordingly, […]