Wealth Creation and Redistribution are the most surveyed topics in both Development & Growth Economics.
However, what is usually missing in the literature is the intermediary phase, which is #wealth portfolio mgmt. Using a #SWF Sovereign Wealth Fund Transmission Mechanism.
Three of the best SWFs which I have seen operate in the market are the ones owned by the Govts of the UAE, Norway and Singapore.
They are facilitating wealth creation, transmission, store of value, allocation and re-allocation, portfolio re-balancing, risk-reward optimization,Etc
Sovereign Wealth Fund has primarily the following objectives
1. Intergenerational incomes transfer
2. Building an Economic Buffer to surmount systemic risk shocks
3. Amassing FX reserves
4. Diversifying FCAs to reduce risks
5. Accumulating Wealth via strategic investing
#Malaysian #Khazanah and #IMDB experiences are the worst examples of how and why an #SWF does go wrong!
The complete case study of incompetence, dereliction, nepotism, corruption, white-collar scams and money laundering related to financial predicate crimes,etc
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Three High-Risk Currencies
1. Srilanka Rupee
2. Lebanese Pound-£
3. Turkish Lira
All three countries facing more or less the same kind of macroeconomic structural problems, asset-liability foreign currency book mismatches, market-clearing bad rut, and wage and price rigidities
The surprising thing about Turkey, Lebanon and Srilanka is that all three nations have a high rate of literacy compared to other nations in their regions.
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What is driving the FS Industry to invest more in #GRC &/or ERM Technology?
@irmglobal @IRMIowl @ERMAcademy
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I think ERM Systems and/or the GRC Systems have now become more regulation oriented across different legal compliance jurisdictions.
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Planning to do an #MBA without having any work experience.
Don't do it!
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If you have that much money, better opt for a specialized qualification which leads to skill development, or why not start your own venture using rational common sense?
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1. Building of forex reserves under Dr Goh after Independence
2. Accumulation and Placement of the Currency Reserves
3. Diversification of the reserves
A case study.
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I believe Forex Reserves Reporting Methodology needs some fine-tuning by @BIS_org
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Capital controls are coming soon.
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Some people on this forum are talking preposterously about sovereign credit risk and default
That Argentina defaulted nine times, etc
What rudderless intellectualism is this?
If a country defaults, it has the potential to create multiple problems having multifaceted dimensions
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