Zimbabwe wants to issue a sovereign bond to raise $3.5 billion it has agreed to pay as compensation to white farmers, but the economic and political conditions aren't conducive to such an issuance.
The shareholder resolution on climate change at Rio Tinto's AGM is another indication of how much investor culture is tilting towards demanding that companies take a responsible climate stance.
The International Monetary Fund's view of how to fix South Africa's economy deserves to be seriously considered.
Managers of well-known Australian companies are misleading investors by taking years to recognise asset impairments and not disclosing that information in financial reporting.
The fact is, people do not always behave dispassionately and logically. Which is why measuring consumer sentiment matters.