October-November 2018

Africa news

Angolan president Joao Lourenço is seeking financial support from the IMF to stimulate growth, to cover debts, and to reform the stricken economy.

Capital Markets news

Sukuk issuances have fallen this year relative to last, with a lack of jumbo transactions from GCC countries and limited corporate offerings. 

Development Finance news

The Fund’s HIPC initiative in the mid-90s alleviated US$99bn of debt, however, the cost of servicing current debt stock is back at earlier levels. 

Sustainability news

With a whole identity built around CSR and development finance, Rabobank not only demands that its clients pursue sustainable business models, but also grades them.