In Financial Times, RWR CEO, Roger Robinson, Addresses Significance of White House Decision to Exclude Risky Chinese Entities from Federal Retirement Portfolio
Posted Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 12:17pm
As reported by the Financial Times on Tuesday, May 12, U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the federal government's $600 billion pension fund, the Thrift Savings Plan, not to invest its portfolio in Chinese companies. The news came alongside two letters made publicly available from National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and the President's chief economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, that laid out the Administration's view that certain ...
RWR’s CEO, Roger Robinson, Referenced in New York Times on Actions Targeting Investments in China by the Thrift Savings Plan
Posted Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 9:47pm
On May 2, RWR's CEO, Roger Robinson, was referenced in a New York Times article, entitled "Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions on China During Pandemic," in the context of President Trump's decision to weigh in on the Thrift Savings Plan's decision to switch its international investment portfolio to a fund benchmarked against an index that includes risky Chinese companies.
Posted Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 1:19am
On April 30, the Financial Times referenced RWR's data on the total amount of lending to BRI countries by China's leading state financial institutions. Per RWR's input, "RWR Advisory, a Washington-based consultancy, estimated that total announced lending by Chinese financial institutions to BRI projects since 2013 was $461bn."