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Dr B R Shetty: I will give my last drop of blood to Abu Dhabi industry

The founder and CEO of NMC Healthcare and Neopharma explains his pride at being one of the first to receive the Order of Abu Dhabi

The founder and CEO of NMC Healthcare and Neopharma explains his pride at being one of the first to receive the Order of Abu Dhabi

The global pharmaceutical sector seems to be a recession-proof industry – in Abu Dhabi, Dr B R Shetty explains, it is booming: thanks to the health insurance provided by the royal family. Dr B R Shetty explains the lessons he has learned since NMC Healt...

Lahaie: Paraguay must maintain tight fiscal policy to hit investment grade

Paraguay’s decade of five percent growth is attracting investors, says Abbeyfield Group CEO Sebastien Lahaie – but it’s not level with Chile, Peru, or Colombia yet

Paraguay’s decade of five percent growth is attracting investors, says Abbeyfield Group CEO Sebastien Lahaie – but it’s not level with Chile, Peru, or Colombia yet

Ratings agency Standard and Poor's has upgraded Paraguay to BB, because of its very stable overall outlook. But, says Abbeyfield Group CEO Sebastien Lahaie, Paraguay mustn't get complacent if it's to continue on its attractive growth path. Sebastian expla...

A forgotten mid-market pushes economic leadership

Middle market companies can be the backbone of economies but are often disregarded. Tom Stewart argues governments must encourage their development

Middle market companies can be the backbone of economies but are often disregarded. Tom Stewart argues governments must encourage their development

World Finance speaks with Tom Stewart Executive Director of the National Center for the Middle Market on why midsize organisations can be central to growth. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

How important is checking power and anti-corruption?

World Finance speaks with Tom Burgis author of The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth on the who’s who of corrupt Africa

World Finance speaks with Tom Burgis author of The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth on the who’s who of corrupt Africa

We saw in 2012 the imprisonment of James Ibori the high profile Nigerian Governor of Delta State who laundered money in the UK – does this case show that times are changing for corrupt parts of Africa? Come back later for a full transcript of thi...

Creating family wealth after attaining nouveau riche status

Senior investment advisor Linda Davis Taylor says family wealth declines after three generations unless a strategic plan is put in place

Senior investment advisor Linda Davis Taylor says family wealth declines after three generations unless a strategic plan is put in place

Linda Davis, author of The Business of Family: How to Stay Rich for Generations, tells World Finance that those who have newly acquired wealth in Africa, Asia and beyond tend to focus on conservative asset allocation and new avenues of wealth creation. ...

Political will to push clarity in Africa

The nature of corruption has changed, says author Tom Burgis, as governments attempt to create more stable infrastructure

The nature of corruption has changed, says author Tom Burgis, as governments attempt to create more stable infrastructure

World Finance speaks with Tom Burgis author of The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth on how has this changed recently. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Africa’s paradox of plenty

Africa’s great natural wealth has become its curse so says Tom Burgis author of The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth

Africa’s great natural wealth has become its curse so says Tom Burgis author of The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth

World finance spoke to the FT’s Investigations Correspondent to find out how Africa’s many natural commodities have become a burden   World Finance: Africa’s great natural wealth has become its curse, so says Tom Burgis, investigation...

Gadio: Markets will penalise Zambia for growing public debt

From excessive interest on local debt markets to unsustainable bond purchasing, Africa strategist Samir Gadio says the next few years will be unfavourable to Zambia

From excessive interest on local debt markets to unsustainable bond purchasing, Africa strategist Samir Gadio says the next few years will be unfavourable to Zambia

Samir Gadio, Head of Africa Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank, says markets are increasingly worried about the macroeconomic projections for Zambia, particularly as an election looms. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Does India require greater stimulus?

World Finance speaks with Shaily Mittal, MNI Indicator Economist to find out what has caused growth to lag in India during the last few quarters

World Finance speaks with Shaily Mittal, MNI Indicator Economist to find out what has caused growth to lag in India during the last few quarters

As India approached its seventieth year of independence, the mood has dampened since Modi’s election win. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

What does the Chinese central bank know that we don’t?

Chinese stock markets fell through the floor recently, but is strong business sentiment likely to fix the fault? World Finance spoke to Philip Uglow, MNI Indicators Chief Economist

Chinese stock markets fell through the floor recently, but is strong business sentiment likely to fix the fault? World Finance spoke to Philip Uglow, MNI Indicators Chief Economist

World Finance speaks with economist to work out how much trouble the Chinese stock crash is likely to spread. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Leather: Markets misinterpret RMB refocus

Economist specialising in Asia debunks myths surrounding an Asian currency war, pointing out China is gradually heading towards greater openness

Economist specialising in Asia debunks myths surrounding an Asian currency war, pointing out China is gradually heading towards greater openness

Economist Gareth Leather tells World Finance that China’s next step in capital market reform effort should include less intervention in the stock market and a more liberalised approach to setting interest rates. Come back later for a full transcr...

China overextended, but don’t overreact following Black Monday

World Finance speaks with Philip Uglow, MNI Indicators Chief Economist to find out what Black Monday means for China and the rest of the world

World Finance speaks with Philip Uglow, MNI Indicators Chief Economist to find out what Black Monday means for China and the rest of the world

Its been said in the past when the US sneezes Europe gets a cold. How heavy an infection can the EU, Africa, and the US expect from this Chinese virus? Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Teaching entrepreneurship: Venezuela’s BOD backs micro-business funding

More than 20,000 micro-business owners have graduated from Banco Occidental de Descuento's entrepreneurship schools this year, says bank president Victor Vargas

More than 20,000 micro-business owners have graduated from Banco Occidental de Descuento’s entrepreneurship schools this year, says bank president Victor Vargas

Victor Vargas is one of Venezuela's top entrepreneurs: president of BOD and numerous other Latin American banks, he is leading the charge in supporting micro-businesses in the country. He describes the micro-business landscape in Venezuela, how Venezuelan...

Bartholomew: Regulatory red tape hits the poorest the most

Journalist and author James Bartholomew says an intense regulatory apparatus discourages the poor from being gainfully employed

Journalist and author James Bartholomew says an intense regulatory apparatus discourages the poor from being gainfully employed

The Daily Telegraph journalist James Bartholomew speaks to World Finance about his book The Welfare of Nations, in which he highlights that more rigorous regulatory standards undermine efficiency and are a heavy tax burden. Come back later for a fu...

Traditional financial service providers sit up as crowds gather

Crowdfunding started off as a grassroots phenomenon but now could this be the new mainstream way to raise finance?

Crowdfunding started off as a grassroots phenomenon but now could this be the new mainstream way to raise finance?

World Finance speaks with Dr Richard Swart, director of UC Berkeley’s research programme on innovative entrepreneurial finance to find out. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

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