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Emerging & Frontier Markets

Regional Report: West Africa

REGIONAL REPORT: REGIONAL RESURGENCE A flurry of bond issues illustrates the growing confidence west Africa’s nations have in their economic and political futures. Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire are leading the way. By Nick Kochan The contrasts in ...


Global Economic Indicators: Key Sources and Links

Global Finance’s selection of the best links to authoritative sources of global economic statistics, indicators and data. INTERNATIONAL SOURCES FOR GLOBAL ECONOMIC STATISTICS IMF – International Monetary Fund: Homepage Data and Statistics World Economic Outlook database on selected macroeconomic ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Features: Regional Report: Southern Africa

In From The Cold Global businesses and investors are taking more interest in sub-Saharan Africa, home to some of the world’s most neglected emerging markets. By Antonio Guerrero Sub-Saharan Africa has long been considered to be on ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Cover Story: Africa Leads The Way To A New Era

EMERGING MARKETS FOCUS: AFRICA Africa’s economic development will be fueled more by its relationships with other emerging markets than with historical partners in the West. By Anita Hawser For hundreds of years Africa has represented a ...

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World’s Best Internet Banks Part II

BANKS DEVELOP SOCIAL SKILLS In the second of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best global and regional Internet banks. By Adam Rombel Not many of the headlines about the global banking industry in the ...

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Features: The World’s Best Internet Banks

PIONEERS GO MOBILE In the first of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best online corporate and consumer banks by country and regionally by product or service category. By Adam Rombel Much of the past year ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Emerging Markets : Nigeria Sets Up Credit Bureau

Africa     Africa's airlines are looking to tap new credit lines. The Central Bank of Nigeria issued guidelines for establishing and operating credit bureaus, in a move that will support the development of the country’s credit market by providing ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Cover Story: African stepping up

AFRICAN INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic development is still constrained by a historic dearth of infrastructure investment. Private sector investors might be able to provide the hitherto missing link.       Controversial development: Dams such as the Kariba on ...


Features : Risk and Reward

Socially responsible investment is a growing force, and corporates have taken note. But what does it take to get on...