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As Singapore prepares to celebrate fifty years of independence, World Finance looks at a number of its most outstanding firms

Celebrating Singapore’s birthday

As Singapore prepares to celebrate fifty years of independence, World Finance looks at a number of its most outstanding firms

Singapore has grown in stature since 1965. Here, World Finance looks at some of the biggest players in the country's markets – those that have helped define and push the city state. Singapore stats $308m GDP, 2014 Source: World Bank 1. Wilm...

Global review: countries whose economies are most fuelled by tourism

Tourism accounts for a large part of the global economy. Countries that are ranked highest scored well on tourism-related job creation, economic growth and development

1. UAE (Rank 4) As a small collection of cities along the Persian Gulf, the UAE offers little in the way of natural diversity beyond its endless sand dunes and beaches. What it lacks in natural assets it makes up for in impressive engineering feats, an...

Kleinwort Benson Investors helps clients obtain green profits

Coupled with corporate governance, environmental and social factors have changed the way we invest. As the sector develops, investors need to pick the right strategy to gain the green profits they covet

Interest in environmental, social and corporate governance investing (ESG) is growing very rapidly in the market. Clients and prospective clients who in the past may have shown less interest in the topic have become more engaged on these issues from a num...

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 Singapore prepares to celebrate fifty years of independence, World Finance looks at a number of its most outstanding firms

Celebrating Singapore’s birthday

As Singapore prepares to celebrate fifty years of independence, World Finance looks at a number of its most outstanding firms

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

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