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Money changes hands

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 29 FEB 2008
... may be symptomatic of something much more deep seated, said the Gartner research group, extending ideas first raised by McKinsey last year. The Gartner group is arguing that technology, the increase in importance in global trade and the rising sophistication ...

Our rates a global sideshow

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2008
... dollar and a still very nervous global credit market won't slow down world capital flows but rather increase them, said McKinsey in its latest newsletter. "Amid the turmoil, it's easy to forget that long-term structural change in the world's capital ...

Oil sours economic rally

MARK STORY  |  FRIDAY, 25 JAN 2008
... worried about high inflation. However, energy supply concerns are a guilt-edged sword. According to a recently released McKinsey report, the current wave of soaring oil prices could see Arab Gulf states invest more than $3,500bn in offshore markets by ...

Markets not governments set interest rates

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2007
... regulators will eventually have to figure out a way to deal with this new reality. Highlighting the power transition, McKinsey has just released a report arguing that the expanding role of pension funds, mutual funds, oil-rich countries and Asian central ...

Westpac ends senior IT exec hunt

... who is retiring at the end of the month. Currently based in the USA, Sias is a partner at management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, where she led major projects on organisational restructurings, including technology and operations integrations ...

Economic round up: offshore outsourcing outsourced

SUZY MAC  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUN 2007
... 10 per cent of graduates in China had the skills to work in the services export sector. According to research from the McKinsey Global Institute, China's fast expanding domestic economy absorbed most of those who could. However this latest report from ...

Public companies should learn from private equity

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 7 JUN 2007
... private companies tend to be governed actively, which gives them a particular advantage over public-company rivals," said McKinsey & Co. The inference is that if public companies could become more active through more assertive and independent boards ...

Chilean pension system faces reform

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAY 2007
... withdrawn from the labor market for family and other reasons. Many people now have part-time or seasonal jobs," Marcel told McKinsey & Co. The impact is that people due to retire between 2020 and 2025 are "likely to receive a pension of about 44 percent ...

Sustainable investing eclipses SRI

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 15 MAY 2007
... on the ideas of simply screening out bad investments is naA-ve and doesn't do much more than confuse investors, said McKinsey & Co in a report to clients. "Early approaches simplistically screened out 'sin sectors' such as tobacco. Subsequent evolutions ...

New research analyst for AllianceBernstein

HAMISH MADDEN  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2007
... Patel was formerly general manager - strategic planning for Boral and spent three years as a management consultant with McKinsey Consulting.