EMEA Finance interview the renowned economist; Jeffrey Sachs.
World Bank president Jim Yong Kim sets out a radical agenda for his second term that will move it away from direct funding towards de-risking projects in Africa to make them more attractive to private capital.
A new economic plan for Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy may hinge on whether the government is willing to bite the bullet on currency liberalisation.
Nigeria made a barn-storming return to the US dollar bond market when it defied expectations and shaky fundamentals to print below 8% yield on a book that almost hit US$8bn.
Romania placed its lowest yielding 10-year bond ever in early April, and the sovereign was rewarded for holding off from printing immediately after its mid-February budget.
Islamic finance volumes fell off a cliff last year, but bankers are predicting a substantial increase in activity as more sovereigns from major Islamic finance hubs are turning to the international markets.
Sovereigns in the Middle East and Africa need to diversify their funding sources to replace their lost commodity revenues, and some may turn to Islamic finance in 2017.
A round-up of the winning banks, investment banks, brokers and asset managers from this year's EBA's.
The banking system in Cyprus was plunged into chaos at the beginning of the decade, but heavy restructuring and aggressively tackling non-performing loans is helping lead the country’s lenders out of the wilderness.
Slowing growth has undermined Sub-Saharan Africa’s attractiveness for banks and investors, but Mauritian banks are picking up a bigger share of a smaller business