Safe but sorry

Burnt in recent equity market sell-offs, high-net-worth investors are clamouring for investment products that will preserve their capital.

REITs hit the streets

Recent IPOs show that that property investment vehicles known as REITs, popular in western markets, might be gaining a foothold in Asia.

Small stock markets top five-year returns

Halfway through the first decade of the new millennium, the five-year track records of world stock markets show the leading indices in Europe and America still way down on their highs before the tech bubble burst.