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As part of its ongoing privatisation push, Vietnam will remove caps on foreign ownership

Vietnam to relax foreign investment rules

As part of its ongoing privatisation push, Vietnam will remove caps on foreign ownership

Vietnam is set to abolish its caps on foreign ownership, which would allow foreigners to own a full 100 percent of a firm. Previously, the Communist-run state placed a cap of foreign ownership on certain firms and industries at 49 percent, to prevent fore...

Is manufacturing the centrepiece for EU economic revival?

Economists debate whether refocusing the continent’s economic strength on manufacturing can be accomplished with a greater centralisation of EU power

Economist John Mills and former financial attaché for the Netherlands at the EU Hans Hack speak to World Finance about the financial tools necessary to regain control of the continent’s manufacturing base from emerging market rivals. ...

Thieliant: Japan’s economy is winning, but citizens still losing

Marcel Thieliant, Japan Economist at Capital Economics, tells World Finance that further structural reforms and wage increases are key

Economist argues that despite strong bond buying program in Japan, the Abe government needs to dramatically overhaul the taxation system. ...

Moody’s demotes Puerto Rico’s credit rating further into junk status as the US Commonwealth struggles with rising debt and an ailing economy

Moody’s cuts Puerto Rico’s rating further into junk

Moody’s demotes Puerto Rico’s credit rating further into junk status as the US Commonwealth struggles with rising debt and an ailing economy

Infonavit on reshaping Mexico’s mortgage market

Mexico is transforming its urban housing policy, and with the help of key names such as Infonavit and its CEO Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, the country is seeking to implement more sustainable solutions

Hernando de Soto: Protect goods by law not violence

World Finance speaks to Hernando de Soto on sometimes why terrorism prospers and taking the power back for the people

As part of its ongoing privatisation push, Vietnam will remove caps on foreign ownership

Vietnam to relax foreign investment rules

As part of its ongoing privatisation push, Vietnam will remove caps on foreign ownership

Thieliant: Japan’s economy is winning, but citizens still losing

Marcel Thieliant, Japan Economist at Capital Economics, tells World Finance that further structural reforms and wage increases are key

A Korea of the future?

The number of North Koreans seeking refuge in the South has dropped as the country’s economy has improved suggesting citizens are more content

Is manufacturing the centrepiece for EU economic revival?

Economists debate whether refocusing the continent’s economic strength on manufacturing can be accomplished with a greater centralisation of EU power

Mills: China likely to trump Europe as global leader in next decade

Economist John Mills fears the decline of the single currency just as the internationalisation of the RMB has taken off has sealed the continent’s fate

Putin proposes single currency for the EEU

Russia has called for the EEU to adopt its own single currency and central bank

Nigerian Agricultural Minister, Akinwumi Adesina, takes over from Donald Kaberuka as head of the African Development Bank

African Development Bank appoints new president

Nigerian Agricultural Minister, Akinwumi Adesina, takes over from Donald Kaberuka as head of the African Development Bank

Is Iran the next biggest economy since the fall of the Wall?

Market analyst says emerging market players will be able to engage in business opportunities more readily than their Western counterparts

Growth of the Omani bond market

European investors among the most excited to participate in the Omani growth story