No 'Hope' for Japanese Companies

Snap elections pit Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) against Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike's insurgent Party of Hope on October 22.

Can Open Banking Thrive In Europe?

The utopian vision of open banking dreamed up by the European Commission when it drafted the PSD II regulation is unlikely to emerge from day one of implementation.

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Fund Raising: SPACs Return To Favor

SPACs , created in the US in the 1990s to help financial sponsors raise funds more quickly in capital markets, had suffered, until recently, from a weak IPO market and several failed acquisitions.

2017's Richest Companies In The World

Companies keep increasing their stashes of cash. A rise in the cost of new debt and tax reform in the US might finally turn that trend around in 2017—or not.

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Rich Kids Don’t Trust Robots

Study of wealthy Millennials finds more interest in private equity than robo-advisory, and a desire to “do good” as well as get good returns.