Financial Reform


  • How to Reform US Mortgage Lending   Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 5:30 AM ET
    How to Reform US Mortgage Lending

    Edward Pinto, resident fellow at American Entreprise Institute, discusses how the U.S. mortgage lending business should be reformed following strong profits from Fannie Mae.

  • Regulating Financial Systems   Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 6:35 PM ET
    Regulating Financial Systems

    Greg Medcraft, Chairman of the International Organization of Securities Commissions, explains why the issue for financial systems is not about more regulation, but about appropriate regulation.

  • The Difficulties of Regulating Derivatives Markets

    Robert Pickel, CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, delves into the complexities of setting global standards for the derivatives market.

  • Skepticism Rife Over Japanese Reform   Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:05 PM ET
    Skepticism Rife Over Japanese Reform

    Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, tells CNBC that many Japanese business leaders remain skeptical over prime minister Abe's motives for reform.

  • Want to Be a Banker? Pass Integrity Test First Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 2:35 AM ET

    Thousands of U.K. financial sector workers risk being frozen out of the industry unless they pass mandatory tests measuring their personal ethics and integrity.

  • China Financials Still a Slow Boat for Reforms Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 9:12 PM ET

    China's financial reform campaign has indeed chalked up considerable victories, but it appears more time will be needed before additional and necessary reform measures take root. The Caixin reports.

  • AIG's Benmosche: We'll Worry About Our Stock Later Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 10:13 AM ET
    Robert Benmosche, President & CEO of AIG.

    American International Group is investing billions of dollars in "big data" as part of its major focus on "rebuilding the foundation of the company," CEO Robert Benmosche told CNBC.

  • Investing in China   Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 10:50 PM ET
    Investing in China

    Jiong Shao, Regional Head of Internet & Chief China Strategist at Macquarie tells China investors which industries and sectors they should put their money in.

  • Which Way Is China Headed?   Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 10:40 PM ET
    Which Way is China Headed?

    Andrew Leung, Founder of Andrew Leung International Consultants discusses what's in store for China now that the NPC has come to a close.

  • The Delay of China's 'Shale Gas Revolution'   Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 7:40 PM ET
    China's 'Shale Gas Revolution': A Next Decade Event?

    Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Research at Barclays gives his top picks in China's oil & gas sector and warns that the nation's shale gas revolution might be running late by almost a decade.

  • EU Leaders Should Push Merkel on Flexibility: Expert

    Thanos Papasavvas, strategist, fixed income and currencies at Investec Asset Management, tells CNBC that the period before the September elections in Germany is crucial for European leaders to push Germany into taking a more dovish stance on EU reforms as she tries to win over supporters of her main challenger in the elections. The opposition SPD places a greater emphasis on growth than Merkel who has stressed the need for austerity.

  • Financial Reform Key for China: Goldman   Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 5:20 AM ET
    Financial Reform Key for China: Goldman

    Helen Zhu, chief China equity strategist, Goldman Sachs, tells CNBC how financial sector reforms in China are now necessary and urgent and identifies tightening and inflation as main risks to GDP growth expectations.

  • German Production on the Rebound: Expert   Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 1:30 AM ET
    German Production on the Rebound: Expert

    Hans-Werner Sinn, president of the IFO Institute discusses Germany's willingness to support weaker euro zone economies and reforms needed to kick-start growth.

  • Reforming China   Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 10:11 PM ET
    Reforming China

    Jiong Shao, Chief China Strategist at Macquarie discusses what reforms he thinks are most important for China and what investors should do with their money at this time.

  • Bull vs Bear: The Road Ahead for China   Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:10 PM ET
    Bull Vs Bear: What's the Road Ahead For China?

    Diane Choyleva, Lombard Street Research and Chi Lo, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, go head to head over the future of China's economy as the the National People's Congress gets into full swing.

  • Goldman Sachs is trying to work around a financial reform regulation to keep investing in the profitable business of buying and selling companies.

  • Goldman Sachs Trims Risk-Taking to Seven Year Low Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc reduced its risk-taking for a third straight year, with potential losses from trading dropping to the lowest level in seven years.

  • Fiscal Discipline Achieved By India Budget   Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 9:22 PM ET
    Fiscal Discipline Achieved By India Budget

    Aadil Ebrahim, Managing Director at Bowen Asia tells CNBC why he thinks India is demonstrating fiscal discipline with the newly introduced budget.

  • The Two Groups Most Affected by New Mortgage Rules Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 8:01 PM ET

    New mortgage rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will make borrowing tougher for the self-employed and home buyers seeking larger loans.

  • Breaking Up Banks Won't Solve 'Too Big to Fail:' Rubin Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 1:16 PM ET
    Robert  Rubin

    Calls to break up the nation's major banks do not solve the risk problems at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis, Robert Rubin, former Clinton Treasury Secretary, told CNBC.