The European Union made an unmissable statement in the bond market in October when it printed a €17bn debut social bond, and market experts think that the often, overlooked social part of environmental, social and governance investing is only going to become more important in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sir Paul Collier has been working in Africa for four decades and is one of the world’s leading voices on the economies of the region. He tells EMEA Finance that, while the pandemic has ravaged the continent, there are clear signs of hope for sustainable economic growth.
The UK financial regulator in March confirmed that most Libor benchmarks will cease to be used from December 31, 2021, focusing the financial markets’ increasingly frantic efforts to transition from the world’s most widely used pricing benchmark.
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.
The aerospace industry was one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic with the entire business model becoming near unviable in a matter of days. Almost a year later and there still seems to be no clear route out for the industry.
Is it possible to develop a capitalism with good ethics, or is that a pipe dream? Jules Evans asks whether there are any important lessons to be found in evolution and history of business run by the Quakers.
The pandemic served as a catalyst for changes that were already underway, not least greater digitisation and better non-financial risk management.
Trade fintechs Bolero and Mitigram have partnered to provide what the companies say is a significantly faster alternative to completing trade finance requests than using pen and paper, but traditional methods remain tough to shake for corporate treasurers.
Georgia’s largest retail bank welcomes Megrelishvili just as the country begins its road back to economic recovery