Many African countries are still searching for inclusive commercial farming models that can bring in private investment without dispossessing local people.
Australia has so far declined China’s offer to formally link the Northern Australia project to OBOR. But it risks losing out on trade and investment if the government doesn't take a stronger approach.
The populism politics adopted by South Africa's ruling party, African National Congress, mask a strategy to deflect attention from the party's policy failures and to hide its many scandals.
Chinese real estate investors might be more interested in investing in their homeland rather than Australia, given the changing market and regulations.
The Trump tax cut will create new investment in America, but at the expense of countries like Australia
A false divide between ethics and economics has diluted the immense potential power of the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund.
The U.S. owes much of its prosperity to investment in public goods like highways, parks and schools. Trump's budget poses a threat to these goods, which have already been on the decline.
Over 70% of Ethiopia's population is under 30 years of age. This can be converted to economic muscle if policies are introduced to tackle the high unemployment levels in the country.
Independent brewer joins the long list of small counter-culture firms that sold us revolution and walked away wealthy.
Shadow banking provides investors with the means to isolate risks, transfer profits, avoid regulation and increase the range of money-like financial products available for investment.
As these tax-exempt vehicles transform philanthropy, they’re drawing more scrutiny. Will Congress or the Trump administration tinker with the rules that encouraged their rapid growth?
The health of our pensions can ebb and flow with mortality rates, and the latest data has delivered a shock.
Economists struggle to agree on when and where housing bubbles occur, but bubbles all have similar characterisitics.
The rising talk about 'white monopoly capital' as an obstacle to economic inclusion in South Africa is a red herring.
The latest thought bubbles about using super savings for housing might be less harmful than in the past, but they would be just as ineffective.
Expect more deals as low-cost options derail the investment industry's business model.
The public debate about Chinese corporations investing in Australia is spurred by several misleading ideas about the control of the Chinese government and its intervention with private businesses.
Analysis shows there's less competition and more cross over in trade between Australia and the EU, making a trade deal more appealing.
A weak pound is likely to lure more international bidders to UK shores. Time then to make sure we have our defences in place.
Renting makes financial sense in a number of circumstances; it's time to move away from the obsession with home ownership.