July 1, 1996
Mochtar Riady, the son of immigrant shopkeepers, got his start in banking in 1960. Now he heads a global financial powerhouse with $11 billion in assets. The secret? Putting everything into allegiances and alliances to gain a foothold on the world stage.
April 1, 1996
The Confidence Game: How Unelected Central Bankers Are Governing the Changed World Economy by Steven Solomon (606 pages, Simon & Schuster, 1995)
January 1, 1996
Economic models are now forecasting a period of strong global growth. Economists ask whether the need for capital will raise interest rates, bringing growth to a halt.