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Banca CIS on San Marino’s economic potential

World Finance speaks to Professor Massimo Merlino and Daniele Guidi from Banca CIS to discuss San Marino’s economic potential

The Republic of San Marino is a small state inside Italy, yet is renowned for its banking sector. One bank that has firmly built its routes there is Banca CIS. World Finance speaks to Professor Massimo Merlino and Daniele Guidi from the company to discuss...

Pakistani anti-terrorism measures not good enough to attract FDI | Video

World Finance interviews Michael Kugelman, Senior Programme Associate for South and Southeast Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, on the impact of the Pakistani government’s ground offensive against the Taliban

Pakistan continues to face a sluggish economy partly due to recent terrorist attacks in the nation’s financial capital, Karachi. These events, in addition to other local threats from militant groups, have resulted in a limited number of foreign direct i...

Foreign investment continues to flow into China, though it’s at a considerably slower pace than before as the dragon economy sees a significant slow down in exports and GDP growth

Foreign direct investment flows into China despite slowing economy

Foreign investment continues to flow into China, though it’s at a considerably slower pace than before as the dragon economy sees a significant slow down in exports and GDP growth

China's foreign direct investment inflows rose at an annual pace of 2.2 percent in the first six months of 2014, indicating investors are still cautiously optimistic about the world's second-largest economy. New data from the Commerce Ministry says China ...

The Commerce Department has permitted two firms to export ultra-light oil, although the White House insists this does not signal a change in policy

US eases crude oil export ban, but denies changing policy

The Commerce Department has permitted two firms to export ultra-light oil, although the White House insists this does not signal a change in policy

Argentina may default on outstanding debt

The US Supreme Court has dolled out a severe blow to the Argentinian economy after ruling that the country has to pay more than $15bn in debt to holdouts

Economists blame weather as US economy contracts in Q1

The country’s economy contracted a little more than expected in the first quarter. However, macroeconomic indicators suggest there is cause for optimism moving forwards

Foreign investment continues to flow into China, though it’s at a considerably slower pace than before as the dragon economy sees a significant slow down in exports and GDP growth

Foreign direct investment flows into China despite slowing economy

Foreign investment continues to flow into China, though it’s at a considerably slower pace than before as the dragon economy sees a significant slow down in exports and GDP growth

China’s property slowdown could have a domino effect on global commodities

China’s property sector has slumped in 2014. Construction and house prices have dropped rapidly, and shockwaves are being felt across the global commodities market. Rita Lobo wonders whether the real estate sector is the first teetering tile in a row of dominos

Mongolia looks to end mining purgatory

Colossal mineral deposits have led to Mongolia recording record levels of economic growth, but the government must stop passing populist laws if the country is to realise its potential

Banca CIS on San Marino’s economic potential

World Finance speaks to Professor Massimo Merlino and Daniele Guidi from Banca CIS to discuss San Marino’s economic potential

Let’s talk about Europe

A panel of esteemed experts met at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos yesterday to discuss Europe’s goal to raise competitiveness

Davos update: problems remain for Europe

There are numerous challenges facing Europe’s lacklustre economy, not least of which being the region’s inflexible labour markets and horrific youth unemployment situation

Pakistani anti-terrorism measures not good enough to attract FDI | Video

World Finance interviews Michael Kugelman, Senior Programme Associate for South and Southeast Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, on the impact of the Pakistani government’s ground offensive against the Taliban

Manufacturing capital

Having gained a definitive global presence through rising oil prices, for years the GCC monopolised the industry. Now, however, each country must diversify if it is to maintain sustainable economic growth. World Finance recognises those contributing to this change, in the 2014 GCC Awards

The Democratic Republic of Congo sheds past to fulfil economic potential

A government-led anti-corruption drive, coupled with wide-reaching reforms, have inspired impressive levels of economic growth in the Democratic Republic of Congo