Indonesia's new leader promises to make life easier for investors

Jul 23, 2014

Indonesia's new leader promises to make life easier for investors

Indonesia’s new president, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, promised to make life simpler for investors by beefing up the country’s threadbare infrastructure, untangling near-impenetrable regulations and sacking his ministers if they aren’t up to the job. The Elections Commission announced Tuesday that the Jakarta governor had ...

Jan 23, 2014

Foreign investors remain bullish on Japan equities

Investor sentiment toward Japanese equities remains strong, according to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey. “Japan is the second most preferred region globally. People are bullish on Japan,” said BofA Merrill Lynch equity strategist Manish Kabra. The level of investors ...