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Robert Merton’s Approach for Macrofinancial Risks 罗伯特·默顿的主权信用风险模型

Traditional Macrofinancial framework vs. Robert Merton’s Macrofinancial Framework The traditional approach to measure sovereign credit risk is based upon the assessment of a country’s ability and willingness to service its debt, which takes into account key economic, socio-political, global market, and governance attributes of sovereign entities. Robert C. Merton proposed an alternative approach in this […]


Timberland Investments 林权投资

Institutional investors worldwide own approximately $60 billion worth of timberland, of which two thirds ($40 billion) is invested in the U.S., nevertheless, the principal owners of timberland are private, non-industrial landowners, with about $150 billion. Some investors classify timberland investments as private equity, as many of the commercial timberland deals have been made through private […]

High Yield Credit Opportunities Search (II) 高收益债券 (II)

Earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that high yield bond funds hauled in $3.63 billion in investor cash for the week ended September 19 with 40%, or $1.45 billon, of those inflows. The global high yield market, with approximately $1.3 trillion in size, as of third quarter 2012, continued to rally in the third week of […]

Updates on Investing in Singapore 新加坡投资环境更新

Being one of the few remaining nations with AAA rating and stable outlook, along with ongoing efforts in financial services industry, Singapore’s economic development and competitive tax regime have made the country a park for cash. Historically, Singapore is a highly developed market-based economy, along with Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan, Singapore is one […]