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Emerging & Frontier Markets

Gabon: Oil And Instability

Gabon is cleaning its fiscal house, and hopes to prove it can be more than just an oil producer.
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Emerging & Frontier Markets

Sub-Saharan Africa: Mind The Gap

REGIONAL FOCUS By Dan Keeler Perceptions of poverty and corruption have long dogged sub-Saharan African countries looking for investment. But as growing interest in Africa’s economies has morphed into a frenzy of investment, a new perception gap is ...


Awards: Best Internet Banks—Round 1

ANNUAL SURVEY — THE PIONEERS By Adam Rombel In the first of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the top online corporate and consumer banks by country and regionally by product or service category. Global Finance is ...


Africa: Oil & Gas

DIFFFICULT CHOICES   By Antonio Guerrero   African oil producers stand to benefit from continued sanctions on Iranian oil exports. But their path is not without challenges.   As the US and EU tighten the screws on Iran, imposing sanctions ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Debt: Emerging Corporate Debt Grows

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: CORPORATE DEBT   By Gordon Platt   Global investors are creeping further out on thin ice to capture the higher yields available on bonds issued by companies in emerging markets (EM).   Analysts caution that many of the ...


Africa: Growth Of Pan-African Banks

BANKING ON AFRICA   By Erik Heinrich   A continent-wide boom is shaping a new breed of pan-African lenders.   The future has never looked brighter for sub-Saharan Africa. Many of its economies are expanding at annual rates of 6% ...


New Partnerships

EM REGIONAL BANKING FOCUS: AFRICA By Nick Kochan Africa's banks are looking to forge new links as they seek to expand across the continent. The African banking industry has emerged from the global financial crisis largely intact ...