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The African Development Bank on collaborating with China

World Finance speaks to Angela Nalikka, Chief Investment Officer at the African Development Bank, about the organisation's co-financed fund with the People's Bank of China

World Finance speaks to Angela Nalikka, Chief Investment Officer at the African Development Bank, about the organisation’s co-financed fund with the People’s Bank of China

Africa's biggest trading partner is preparing to get further entrenched in the continent. The People's Bank of China, the central bank of the Republic of China, has co-financed a $2bn fund with the African Development Bank. World Finance speaks to Angela ...

Don’t cry for d(efault) Argentina

World Finance speaks to Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA, to discuss what the implications will be of Argentina deciding to repay its debt - or default - on July 30

World Finance speaks to Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA, to discuss what the implications will be of Argentina deciding to repay its debt – or default – on July 30

D-Day arrived for Argentina: when the country either had to repay its debt, or default. Both options are not particularly savoury for the economically crippled country. World Finance speaks to Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA, to talk abou...

Argon Asset Management on the future of South Africa’s retirement industry

World Finance interviews Dr Manas Bapela and Mothobi Seseli from Argon Asset Management to find out about the future of South Africa's retirement industry

World Finance interviews Dr Manas Bapela and Mothobi Seseli from Argon Asset Management to find out about the future of South Africa’s retirement industry

A revitalised national security system is high priority for the South African government, but what opportunities and challenges will this pose in the retirement industry? World Finance speaks to Dr Manas Bapela and Mothobi Seseli from Argon Asset Manageme...

The private equity market is Bangladesh’s ‘biggest opportunity’, says LR Global

World Finance interviews Reaz Islam, Managing Partner of LR Global Bangladesh Asset Management Company, to find out investment opportunities in the country

World Finance interviews Reaz Islam, Managing Partner of LR Global Bangladesh Asset Management Company, to find out investment opportunities in the country

Bangladesh has seen an uptick in economic growth in the past few years, but have richer investment opportunities followed? World Finance interviews Reaz Islam, Managing Partner of LR Global Bangladesh Asset Management Company, to discuss the country's eco...

Illiquid assets are ‘the way to go’, says Futura Investment Management

World Finance speaks to Alberto Matta, from Futura Investment Management, about the best opportunities for investors

World Finance speaks to Alberto Matta, from Futura Investment Management, about the best opportunities for investors

Adequate risk and return investments have proved illusive following the global financial crisis, where governments have implemented quantitative easing and, as a result, low interest rates to boost economic recovery. World Finance speaks to Alberto Matta ...

KAMCO on the MENA region’s ‘increasing opportunities’ for investors

World Finance speaks to Faisal Sarkhou, Chief Executive of asset management company KAMCO, to find out about investment opportunities in the MENA region

World Finance speaks to Faisal Sarkhou, Chief Executive of asset management company KAMCO, to find out about investment opportunities in the MENA region

The asset management sector in the MENA region, though relatively unexplored, is growing from strength to strength, with a wealth of investment opportunities. One institution that has capitalised on the industry's boom is KAMCO. World Finance speaks to it...

‘There’s nothing shadowy in what we do’: Falcon Group defends alternative finance

World Finance speaks to Kamel Alzarka, Chairman and Founder of Falcon Group, to find out whether alternative finance could be as troublesome as traditional lending

World Finance speaks to Kamel Alzarka, Chairman and Founder of Falcon Group, to find out whether alternative finance could be as troublesome as traditional lending

Following the financial crisis, heightened regulations have reshaped the world of banking, and tighter controls mean that banks are forced to keep more capital on their balance sheets. But while prudent, the knock-on effect means there has been less cash ...

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

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

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...

Alex Brummer: banking system is ‘still living on crack cocaine’

The financial journalist and author of new book Bad Banks calls for a return to "plain vanilla utility banking"

The financial journalist and author of new book Bad Banks calls for a return to “plain vanilla utility banking”

Six years on from the financial crisis, and the banks are still seen as villains. But is the reputation fair? One man who has been deeply critical of the ways in which banks have conducted themselves is Alex Brummer, financial journalist and author of Bad...

US unemployment ‘result of people giving up’; emerging markets ‘little’ exposed, says economist

World Finance speaks to author and economist Jerome Booth about how a rise in US interest rates might affect emerging economies

World Finance speaks to author and economist Jerome Booth about how a rise in US interest rates might affect emerging economies

It's only a matter of time before US interest rates, which have been at a historical low, rise. But with unemployment figures better than expected, the government will raise rates sooner. So what does this mean for emerging economies? World Finance speaks...

Legg Mason Asset Management on Asia’s investment opportunities

World Finance speaks to Lennie Lim and Freeman Tsang from Legg Mason Asset Management to find out about investment opportunities in Asia

World Finance speaks to Lennie Lim and Freeman Tsang from Legg Mason Asset Management to find out about investment opportunities in Asia

Asset management is a multi-billion dollar industry, but navigating the market can be tricky - especially in emerging economies. One institution that has successfully established itself in the region is Legg Mason Asset Management. World Finance speaks to...

Ireland is the ‘most recognised financial service centre in the world’, says Mediolanum Asset Management

World Finance interviews Furio Pietribiasi, Adrian Doyle and Luc Simoncini, of Mediolanum Asset Management, to find out the company's work in Ireland

World Finance interviews Furio Pietribiasi, Adrian Doyle and Luc Simoncini, of Mediolanum Asset Management, to find out the company’s work in Ireland

Ireland was the first country in the eurozone to slip into a recession, and has now bounced back and proved to be fertile ground for the financial services industry. One company that has taken off in the country is Mediolanum Asset Management. World Finan...

‘The rise of emerging markets is real’, says London School of Economics professor

World Finance interviews Professor Danny Quah, Professor of Economics and International Development at the London School of Economics, about the OECD's latest report on emerging markets

World Finance interviews Professor Danny Quah, Professor of Economics and International Development at the London School of Economics, about the OECD’s latest report on emerging markets

Growth in emerging markets has been key to driving living standards in these regions of the world. But a 2014 OECD report suggests the pace of growth has slowed down: a worrying trend for achieving average income levels in these countries by 2050. World F...

‘Simplicity and standardisation’ will benefit finance industry, says ICC Banking Commission Chair

World Finance speaks to Kah Chye Tan, Chair of the ICC Banking Commission, about whether regulatory clampdowns on financial institutions will help or hinder Europe's growth

World Finance speaks to Kah Chye Tan, Chair of the ICC Banking Commission, about whether regulatory clampdowns on financial institutions will help or hinder Europe’s growth

Regulators are clamping down on financial institutions across Europe, hoping to foster a more harmonised and resilient banking environment. But will their efforts be in vain? One report by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) suggests such regulati...

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