Andrew Charlesworth, fund manager at John Laing Infrastructure Fund, says government-funded infrastructure projects can end up being less efficient than those led by the private-sector.» Read More
Julian Robertson, Tiger Management founder, and Emil Henry, Romney campaign economic adviser, explain why Wall Street should switch allegiance from Obama to Romney
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Kan Trakulhoon, President & CEO at Siam Cement Group talks about the company's ambitious M&A plans.
Parag Khanna, Director, Hybrid Reality Institute says that the high rates of infrastructure investments in Asia are helping to attract investors. He discusses the pattern of infrastructure investment in the continent.
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Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Finance Minister of Nigeria and Coordinating Minister for Economy debunks claims of how China might be exploiting Africa in certain unsavory regimes.
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The carefully staged political pageant that will play out next month in Beijing is not something that Jiang Wenhai, the 40-year old Communist party secretary of Silver Dragon village, spends a great deal of time thinking about. The FT reports.
In April 2010 the US power company AES signed an agreement to build a 1,200 megawatt power plant in the Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh. The $2 billion project was three times larger than any previous power deal in the country. The FT reports.
Vishnu Varathan, Market Economist, Mizuho Corporate Bank and Rahul Bajoria, Regional Economist, Barclays discuss the challenges facing India as its economy expands at its slowest pace in almost a decade.
From highways in Texas to nuclear power plants in Illinois, the concrete, steel and sophisticated engineering that undergird the nation’s infrastructure are being taxed to worrisome degrees by heat, drought and vicious storms, the New York Times reports.
Prices of commodities from oil to copper have fallen sharply. Money is flowing out of the sector and some investors are questioning the so-called commodities ‘supercycle’ – the mantra that prices will rise and rise, underpinned by Chinese growth, the Financial Times reports.
"We absolutely have to look at other ways" to pay for infrastructure, one former state official said. "There's only so much bonding you can do."
No commercially exploitable oil had been discovered in Kenya until Tullow Oil began drilling this year in the blazing savanna of the Rift Valley, about 250 miles northwest of Nairobi, the New York Times reports.
President Obama has said the U.S. has a supply of natural gas to last nearly 100 years. But it turns out geologists and other researchers disagree on that supply figure, which has huge implications for America's energy policy.
U.S. energy producers' ability to pull natural gas from shale may have contributed to a price-dampening oversupply for now, but it’s also triggering tens of billions of dollars in capital investments.
The U.S. natural gas boom has kicked off a gold rush among companies trying to cash in on minimizing the industry’s environmental footprint.
Natural gas's real potential for economic impact lies in the vast reservoirs of shale gas that are newly accessible through hydraulic fracturing.
Amid cries for energy independence, fracking has become crucial to taking advantage of previously untapped resources. Take a closer look at hydraulic fracturing, and why the technology has become so important and controversial.
Environmental issues aside, the economics of natural gas may have already dethroned coal as the nation's key source of electrical power.