Islamic law prohibits riba, or interest, therefore prohibiting traditional Western debt instruments as investment vehicles, but the sukuk is used to link borrowing with the purchase of a specific asset
Once relegated to an environmental alternative, renewables are becoming the most economic energy choice
Where does the birthplace of the first industrial revolution stand in the race to be at the forefront of the fourth iteration?
Despite some successful take-up, pension funds must invest more in financial technology to engage savers and help them understand their investments
ETFs vs stock-pickers – is it possible to get the best of both worlds?
Company bosses may be increasingly under pressure from shareholders pursuing short-term dividends rather than longer-term growth
Buoyant financial markets, with a risk appetite for technology companies, are nurturing more than 200 tech unicorns worldwide
Rather than investing via private equity, some of the biggest pension funds are finding an advantage in going direct