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. 

Akbank gets AIIB first in Turkish sustainability drive

Turkey’s Akbank has signed a $100m sustainability-linked facility from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), becoming the Turkish first deposit bank to secure funds from the multilateral lender as sustainable finance takes deep root in the country.

Coinbase IPO tips scales to take crypto mainstream

When Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the US, became a public company in April, it sent shockwaves through the global financial community. Many are trying to decipher if now, after years of tantalising headlines, digital currencies are about to go mainstream.

IsDB issues landmark US$2.5bn sustainable Sukuk

The Islamic Development Bank’s largest sustainable Sukuk issuance and its largest every US dollar denominated funding ignites the Islamic finance market across the GCC region where a shift towards Shariah-compliant instruments is accelerating.