Lausanne and Tepper universities set up wealth mgmt. MBA

Lausanne, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The University of Lausanne’s Faculty of Business and Economics, the HEC in Lausanne and the Swiss Finance Institute are joining with the Tepper Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, to offer a dual-degree executive MBA in asset and wealth management. The programme starts in 2011 and offers an EMBA from […]

Bankers’ bonuses, more surveillance: G20 menu whets leaders’ appetites

The G20 group of the world’s largest economies has a large menu to work through when it meets Thursday and Friday in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the US, with changes to the banking world heading the list. The debate over limiting bankers’ bonuses continues from their last meeting earlier this year: the group will, according to […]

Medvedev criticizes US ahead of UN General Assembly meeting

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev strongly criticized, but did not name, the US for its domestic policies which tipped the world to the brink of financial melt-down, in a speech 14 September. “Last year, we witnessed how one country’s ill-conceived financial policies became the reason for a global financial crisis, whose effects every country. . . […]

Central bankers holding steady on interest rates

The world’s central bankers met in the US resort of Jackson Hole, Wyoming over the weekend and appear to have no immediate plans to move interest rates. Better economic data and livelier stock markets aside, the bankers have been saying in private and public they are content to leave interest rates very low, without fear […]