Investors are being offered more frequent opportunities to back bonds in roubles, lira, naira and other emerging-market currencies. But building these markets takes time and effort from many parties. Tim Burke reports.
In 2011 political unrest caused many to fear for the survival of Bahrain’s banking sector. Two years on, Rod James assesses the true impact of that upheaval and what is being done to get the country back on track.
After a quiet 2012, asset managers across the EMEA region are finding reason to be positive. Rod James speaks to firms in emerging Europe, the Middle East and Africa to explore their expectations for the year ahead.
Rod James talks to David Lipton, first deputy managing director of the IMF, about how Tunisia can refocus its economy and revive its moribund banking sector – as well as what the fund might do to help.