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Enterprising names in Myanmar’s burgeoning banking sector are ushering in a new era for a country that has for too long suffered from lacklustre banking penetration

Ayeyarwady Bank becomes a dominant force for Myanmar

Enterprising names in Myanmar’s burgeoning banking sector are ushering in a new era for a country that has for too long suffered from lacklustre banking penetration

Myanmar today sits comfortably alongside some of South East Asia’s biggest names, in among a region best characterised by explosive growth and an abundance of emerging economic opportunities (see Fig. 1). While most would consider the country to be one ...

CorpBanca expands into Colombia’s banking sector

As CorpBanca expands its presence in Colombia, the bank’s CEO Jaime Munita tells World Finance that the decision to set up shop across the border is not without its challenges

Internationalisation is the name of the game in the banking industry today. Major banking players across the globe are taking pains to bring their products and services to underserved markets in the hope of securing a foothold in the region and tapping lu...

BCI Bank is one of the leading financial institutions in Mozambique, helping to consolidate the significant growth the country has experienced over the past decade

BCI Bank enhances Mozambique’s economic prospects

BCI Bank is one of the leading financial institutions in Mozambique, helping to consolidate the significant growth the country has experienced over the past decade

Mozambique is one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, helped in part by a burgeoning tourism sector, but mainly by the discovery of vast fields of natural gas off the country’s coast. A slew of clever reforms passed by the government with the ai...

Banco Multiva on the strength of Mexico’s banking industry

World Finance speaks to Carlos Soto Manzo, from Banco Multiva, about the strength of Mexico’s banking industry

Bank of Korea cuts interest rate as part of its measures to boost GDP

The BoK has cut its benchmark interest rate less than a month after the government introduced a $40bn stimulus package in a further bid to boost domestic growth

Banco de Costa Rica’s thirst for innovation makes it a trailblazer

With a fresh, effective strategy projected for the coming decade, Costa Rica’s oldest bank is working towards establishing absolute market leadership

Behind its unsettled politics, Ecuador is maturing, with a growing middle class driving growth. For those looking to unlock its potential as an investment hub, Analytica is ready to advise

Analytica’s expertise helps clients exploit the riches of Ecuador

Behind its unsettled politics, Ecuador is maturing, with a growing middle class driving growth. For those looking to unlock its potential as an investment hub, Analytica is ready to advise

Sinners, health junkies and the eco-friendly benefit from thematic investing

Investing in ‘themes’ – such as fast food, tobacco or sustainable innovations – is a growing trend, and has never before been so good for returns, or for investors’ consciences

Barclays scales back investment division as jobs are cut

Leading UK bank follows global industry trend of retreating from investment banking operations

Earlier this year the European Commission announced that Europe was finally in recovery, and so it is time for money managers to plot and execute a new strategy in periphery markets

Penetrating the periphery markets: Eurobank advises

Earlier this year the European Commission announced that Europe was finally in recovery, and so it is time for money managers to plot and execute a new strategy in periphery markets

SGBL enhances regional presence to become flagship Lebanese bank

SGBL’s financial services are divided between private, retail and corporate banking, allowing it to provide tailormade solutions to a broad range of potential customers

Banca CIS on San Marino’s flourishing banking sector

Globalisation has transformed San Marino’s banking climate, and awakened the international banking scene to the opportunities to be had there