Investigation into commercial dispute dating back to her time in charge of French economy continues to overshadow IMF chief

Lagarde investigated over political scandal

Investigation into commercial dispute dating back to her time in charge of French economy continues to overshadow IMF chief

India’s economy is being stunted by colonial-era railways, unable to accommodate its growing population and the demand for commercial freight. Investment from the country’s government cannot come soon enough

India’s train problems are derailing its economy

India’s economy is being stunted by colonial-era railways, unable to accommodate its growing population and the demand for commercial freight. Investment from the country’s government cannot come soon enough

Stability has returned to the global economy, although the sovereign debt crisis has left a marked impact on the credit quality of European Corporates

European corporates continue to falter

Stability has returned to the global economy, although the sovereign debt crisis has left a marked impact on the credit quality of European Corporates

Two of Europe’s key economies have revealed disappointing growth amid a major market pull away from Europe

Europe’s recovery on hold as conflict ensues

Two of Europe’s key economies have revealed disappointing growth amid a major market pull away from Europe

Europe’s financial sector is bracing itself for one of the most complicated and broad-reaching pieces of legislation to come out of the EU. MiFID II will cost firms billions

Why MiFID II is Europe’s latest regulatory headache

Europe’s financial sector is bracing itself for one of the most complicated and broad-reaching pieces of legislation to come out of the EU. MiFID II will cost firms billions

Access Bank makes sustainable banking a reality for Nigeria

In Nigeria, sustainable and socially conscious banking has become an integral part of the industry. With ‘female multipliers’ a core focus, profits and positive credit ratings have increased for Nigeria-based Access Bank

NDB Wealth Management leads Sri Lanka’s asset management industry

Sri Lanka’s asset and wealth management industries are growing. Prabodha Samarasekera, CEO of NDB Wealth Management, explains how the company is helping to drive the country towards a more service-orientated economy

The financial services industry in France is spearheading a number of impressive developments in the region, led in no small part by Confédération Nationale du Crédit Mutuel

Crédit Mutuel stays strong in spite of France’s troubled economy

The financial services industry in France is spearheading a number of impressive developments in the region, led in no small part by Confédération Nationale du Crédit Mutuel

BMO helps high-net-worth families plan for the future

As the number of high-net-worth families increases across Canada, it’s clear that private banks have an important role to play

For nearly two years, Portuguese issuers were unable to gain access to international capital markets, but according to CaixaBI’s DCM and ECM teams, its investment landscape is now far more palatable

CaixaBI: Portugal’s return to capital markets is strong

For nearly two years, Portuguese issuers were unable to gain access to international capital markets, but according to CaixaBI’s DCM and ECM teams, its investment landscape is now far more palatable

Going into default is a nightmare for any country – one most recently endured by Argentina, in July. Compared to some previous cases, however, the South American state got off lightly. The past is full of more damaging examples

Top 5 worst defaults in history

Going into default is a nightmare for any country – one most recently endured by Argentina, in July. Compared to some previous cases, however, the South American state got off lightly. The past is full of more damaging examples

Europe’s largest infrastructure project will establish a fixed link between Germany and Denmark, boosting trade and logistics in Northern Europe as it opens up key commercial routes, writes Sandra Kilhof

Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link to accelerate European trade

Europe’s largest infrastructure project will establish a fixed link between Germany and Denmark, boosting trade and logistics in Northern Europe as it opens up key commercial routes, writes Sandra Kilhof

China’s so-called battle with pollution requires policymakers to put aside their ‘growth at all costs’ mentality and focus on mitigating climate change. But some are reluctant to join the fight

China tackles its air pollution, if a little reluctantly

China’s so-called battle with pollution requires policymakers to put aside their ‘growth at all costs’ mentality and focus on mitigating climate change. But some are reluctant to join the fight

‘Dark pools’ have been used for trading purposes since the 1980s, but following a number of investigations into leading financial institutions, they are set to become much more high-profile

Why everyone’s talking about ‘dark pools’

‘Dark pools’ have been used for trading purposes since the 1980s, but following a number of investigations into leading financial institutions, they are set to become much more high-profile

Banco Nacional de Crédito: one of Venezuela’s most treasured institutions

After 10 years dedicated to expansion, Banco Nacional de Crédito is betting on technological innovation and close ties with its clients to elevate its standing in the Venezuelan financial system

Pension reforms in Britain aim to copy a 70-year-old system that works well in the Netherlands. But will its implementation prove as successful today?

Will copying the Dutch pension system help the UK?

Pension reforms in Britain aim to copy a 70-year-old system that works well in the Netherlands. But will its implementation prove as successful today?

Africa’s appetite for growth is huge, says deVere Group

deVere Group, one of the foremost international financial consultancy groups in the world, is setting its sights on the emerging African continent as the next frontier for growth

Social media has revolutionised the way we communicate, relate and consume online. New figures reveal that women dominate the $1bn industry, by shopping and sharing more than men

Social media shoppers: how women are tweeting to the check-out

Social media has revolutionised the way we communicate, relate and consume online. New figures reveal that women dominate the $1bn industry, by shopping and sharing more than men

Mozilla releases $33 smartphone for India

Firefox is hoping its low-cost smartphone will appeal to first-time buyers and bridge India’s connectivity gap

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