Rolling stones uphill: A Chinese Sisyphus 02/09/2015 As symbols of futility go, that of Sisyphus takes some beating. In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was captured by the gods after having freed humanity from Death. They punished him, of course: he would spend the rest of his days pushing a boulder up to the top of a mountain. Just when he reached the summit, as perpetual torment for his efforts, the boulder would inexorably roll back down again. Sisyphus was condemned to push the boulder uphill for all eternity. His was the original rolling stone.
Which USD index really matters? 24/08/2015 A recent divergence in the two key US dollar indices has led the Bank of Singapore’s senior currency strategist to question which holds most weight for investors.