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Sri Lanka’s new president pledges a 100-day programme to restructure the state and economy

Sirisena shakes up Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s new president pledges a 100-day programme to restructure the state and economy

Following Mahinda Rajapaksa’s increasingly authoritarian 10-year reign, the election of Maithripala Sirisena came as much as a surprise in Sri Lanka as it did for international onlookers. Formerly the health minister until defecting in November, the Pre...

Istanbul bourse success: Turkey ‘has all the right pre-requisites’ for high profits in 2015

World Finance speaks to Ibrahim Turhan, Chairman and CEO of Borsa Istanbul, to discuss what the future holds for the Istanbul bourse

At the end of 2014, the Istanbul bourse's main index closed at an all time high, and became the fifth most profitable stock exchange. Will this success continue in 2015? World Finance talks to Ibrahim Turhan, CEO of Borsa Istanbul, to find out. Wor...

Part two, Greece’s future: ‘There’s been enormous corruption, waste, fraud, and abuse’

World Finance speaks to Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, about Greece’s debt problem

World Finance: Greece's debt is largely believed to be unsustainable and unrepayable; is this the case? Steve Hanke: They even have debt of €1.5bn that's coming due in, I believe, the end of February. And it was supposed to be paid at the end of D...

Cuba currency: is the country’s economy ready for a global market?

World Finance speaks to Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, about whether a single currency can help Cuba’s economic situation

Odebrecht Latinvest on Lima’s PPP success

World Finance speaks to two representatives from Odebrecht Latinvest about their work in reinvigorating Peru’s economy

US agrees on $1.1trn budget, avoiding a shutdown

The House of Representatives has approved a $1.1trn budget that appears to have a distinctly Republican edge to it

Sri Lanka’s new president pledges a 100-day programme to restructure the state and economy

Sirisena shakes up Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s new president pledges a 100-day programme to restructure the state and economy

‘Asia’s Warren Buffett’ criticises Chinese government

After days of hearing state-aligned platitudes, Cheah Cheng Hye – known as Asia’s Warren Buffet – quickly became the standout star at the Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong

China’s economic growth slowest for 24 years

China’s GDP growth fell to the lowest level in 24 years in 2014, on the back of a slump in real estate, soaring debt and weak domestic demand

Istanbul bourse success: Turkey ‘has all the right pre-requisites’ for high profits in 2015

World Finance speaks to Ibrahim Turhan, Chairman and CEO of Borsa Istanbul, to discuss what the future holds for the Istanbul bourse

Part two, Greece’s future: ‘There’s been enormous corruption, waste, fraud, and abuse’

World Finance speaks to Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, about Greece’s debt problem

Part one, Greece’s future: eurozone exit ‘would be a disaster’

World Finance speaks to Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, about Greece’s economic future

Amid the global downturn in oil prices, the Republic of Egypt is enhancing the exploration and production of oil and gas within the nation

Does energy hold the future for Egypt?

Amid the global downturn in oil prices, the Republic of Egypt is enhancing the exploration and production of oil and gas within the nation

Eaglestone Advisory on Africa’s growing renewable energy sector

World Finance speaks to Pedro Neto, CEO and Founding Partner of Eaglestone Advisory, about Africa’s burgeoning renewable energy sector

Nigeria to slash 2015 budget as oil prices slump

Falling oil prices have forced Nigeria to make cuts to its budget and lower its economic projections for 2015