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Country Report

Features : Seeking An Energy Boost

COUNTRY REPORT / PORTUGAL     Increased competition from new entrants to the European Union has dealt a severe blow to Portugal’s economy. Tourism and investment in renewable energy are helping it pick up the slack.   Calm before the ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance : Dollar Bounces Back As Fed Hits Pause Button

<p>FOREIGN EXCHANGE     The dollar rose to a two-month high against the euro last month after the Federal Reserve signaled a pause in its easing cycle, and European economic data came in weaker than expected. While the greenback is ...</p>

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Emerging Markets : Frontier Market Indexes Planned

DR NEWS       New York-based MSCI Barra, which is majority-owned by Morgan Stanley, plans to introduce a family of benchmark indexes next month covering 19 “frontier market” countries. Institutional investors want to look beyond existing developed and emerging ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Cover Story : Living On The Edge

CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE   The EU’s newest members struggle to balance growth with stability.   Prague's stock exchange is one of many in the region that are attracting foreign investors. Despite recent political maneuverings by Russian president Vladimir Putin, ...


Cover Story : United Front

CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE Turbulent times:Demonstrators in Romania in 1989 seize control of a tank Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Cover Story : Crisis? What crisis?

After a decade of tumultuous upheavals in the 1990s, the currency markets in the 21st century have been remarkably calm....


Cover Story : Fighting Spirit

Theyve been called the new European tigers, but many nations in central and eastern Europe have experienced troubled times recently....