Arab nations have had a tough time with the discord within their young populations and the slump in oil prices hitting commodity exporters. Now bodies such as the EBRD and IMF believe the region can reap the benefits of economic reform.
Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia, has become the unlikely activist for a new digital age
A round-up of the winning banks, investment banks, brokers and asset managers from this year's EBA's.
Over the last few years, Jordan’s solar and wind capacity has increased substantially, with a wave of projects in the pipeline. But in a country so reliant on imported oil, what impact are renewables really making? Abi Millar reports.
Lebanon’s startups got a long-awaited capital injection from a central bank initiative designed to send financing lines to the country’s newest companies, and four years after its inception, bankers say that Circular 331 has changed the landscape of the country for early investment.
Azerbaijan is still in recovery mode after the sharp drop in oil prices sent the economy and banking sector reeling, but the country’s corporate borrowers are investing again and banks are predicting big growth to loan books.
Macroeconomic risk has ramped up in Turkey this year after the country’s ground troops entered a Kurdish enclave in Syria, and while the primary financial markets have shrugged off the action, there are cracks starting to show below the surface that indicate there might be economic struggles ahead.
Michela Ferrulli, the new head of equities sales and sales trading for CEEMEA, is the latest addition to a fast-changing team as the bank redoubles its focus on equities.
Michael Huertas joins the firm’s Frankfurt office to advise banks facing a myriad of challenges like Brexit, regulatory and structural changes.
The new African energy giant will help plug the continent’s power deficit, with former banker Banda at the helm.
Hungary returned to the Samurai bond market after more than a decade’s absence, and the newly investment grade rated sovereign left plenty of demand from Japanese investors on the table to rebuild its curve.
As the successor to the Marguerite Fund, which is now fully invested, the new fund will predominantly target greenfield infrastructure investments across Europe.