This week’s readings include the FT’s James Crabtree on how many of the things that Brexiters admire about Singapore are only half-true, a New York Times profile of Dawn Fitzpatrick, an interview with Marc Faber on his outlook for India and other emerging markets as well as a talk by Charles Li on how Hong Kong can continue to thrive as a financial centre.
- Singapore is not quite what Brexiters think it is: Rather than a model of laissez-faire capitalism, the state is highly interventionist.
- Men bet she would fail; now she runs a $26 billion fund: Dawn Fitzpatrick takes over as the chief investment officer of Soros Fund Management at an unsettled moment for global markets.
- Interview with Marc Faber: The editor of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report discusses his outlook for India and other emerging markets.
- Cooking to coding: what free HTML classes mean for Indonesian maids: A government initiative aims to give returning domestic helpers the tools to build a better future back home.
- How Hong Kong can continue to thrive: Charles Li, CEO of HKEX, discusses how Hong Kong can thrive as a financial centre as the city heads towards full reunification with China.