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Are sovereign wealth funds becoming more sustainable?

With US$10 trillion in combined assets – many of which are highly polluting – the world’s sovereign wealth funds have been accused of lagging behind the rest of their financial sector in terms of their climate change commitments. What can be done to change the status quo?

The man moving Africa’s money

Obi Emetarom is an ambitious man. He wants his fintech company Appzone to be at the heart of African banking and payments with its proprietary cloud and blockchain based technology, and, after raising US$10mn in series A funding earlier this year, he is building the team to do it.

Brexit and the City

The Brexit deal has posed challenges for London-based financial services firms, which look set to lose some of their EU business as a result. 

Back to business as usual for Turkiye?

Following a currency crisis, and an economy battered by unorthodox policy measures, Turkiye’s banks appear to be charting a course towards normalisation. What kind of risks will they be facing over the months ahead? 

PATRIZIA sets up shop in MENA

The global real estate investment manager has hired JC Klein to launch a regional office, with a view to taking advantage of a new wave of opportunities in the GCC.