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Emerging & Frontier Markets

Hot Commodities

CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE: COMMODITIES CRUNCH By Jonathan Gregson Soaring commodities prices are changing the economic balance of Central & Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Faltering growth in some of the world’s biggest economies may be grabbing ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Emerging Markets Focus: CEE

COVER STORY: HARD TIMES By Justin Keay A sustainable recovery remains as elusive as ever for many of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Before the fall of the Berlin Wall and the demise of the ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

FX: Who’s who

WHO'S WHO By Gordon Platt Key players in foreign exchange. Jamie Thorsen Executive managing director BMO Capital Markets Jamie Thorsen heads global foreign exchange operations in Canada, the US and Europe for BMO Capital Markets and oversees ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Books Excerpt: Losing Control

BOOKS —LOSING CONTROL By Stephen D. King The world is witnessing a massive redistribution of wealth as the West learns it can no longer live beyond its means, says HSBC's group chief economist Stephen D. King, author of ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Euro Bounces Back From Four-Year Low But Remains Fragile

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS — FOREIGN EXCHANGE By Gordon Platt The euro fell to a four-year low in early June, dropping to within a whisker of its 1999 introductory rate of $1.18, before suddenly bouncing higher in thin ...

Country Report

Pole Position

Country Report: Poland By Justin Keay Having weathered the recent global crisis better than almost any other European country, Poland is laying the foundation for a sustainable long-term recovery. Poland's tumultuous history has made it no ...

Award Winners

The World’s Best Sub-Custodians

ANNUAL SURVEY: THE WORLD'S BEST SUB-CUSTODIANS Sub-Custodians Feeling The Heat Global investing in turbulent times puts the spotlight on local safekeepers. By Gordon Platt As they seek to reassure investors that their assets in foreign ...