24 Oct 2017

Who could replace Janet Yellen as Fed chair?

US president Donald Trump is expected to name the new chair of the US central bank before he departs for his 12-day trip to Asia on 3 November. Janet Yellen, whose first…

11 Oct 2017

BlackRock’s success boosted by focus on passive funds

BlackRock, the world’s biggest asset manager, is set to control close to $6tn in the coming months, judging by the company's third-quarter results released on Thursday. The company's success is…