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Over the last few years, elections and a new budget have helped to improve Lebanon's economic prospects. Its banking sector, in particular, continues to...
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Major investment companies like Puente are in favour of Argentina's recent decision to ask the IMF for financial support, as it will accelerate the...
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The tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump earlier this year have moved his country inextricably closer to a trade conflict with China. That being said, many believe this clash has been many decades in the making
The canary in the financial coal mine
For many, signs of financial distress in emerging countries are simply localised events; inevitable for less-developed economies. However, they could in fact be indicators for intrinsic problems in the global financial system
Fintech disruptors are helping in the fight against financial poverty
Financial inclusion is improving, but there remains much to be done. Fintech companies, along with credit bureaus, are looking to further close the gap...
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With corporate acquisitions often costing billions of dollars, companies must choose their takeover targets carefully if they are to avoid potentially damaging missteps
Mexican asset managers are poised to adapt to the new government’s agenda
Leading South American companies like SURA Investment Management continue to strive to deliver the best risk-adjusted return, even in times of political or economic...
Access Bank is looking to the future by promoting sustainability in Nigeria
Conscientious financial institutions like Access Bank are recognising the benefits of sustainable banking and the positive effect this can have on both the company...
The spotlight has turned on Germany’s military spending as calls for investment intensify
Germany is under pressure to increase its military expenditure in order to hit NATO spending targets. But, the shadow of history continues to shape...
The precarious balancing act facing Jamaica
The continued expansion of Jamaica's central industries, fisheries and tourism, has come at a cost to the environment. The declining health of the nation's...
Top 5 most interesting mergers and acquisitions of the past year
In an explosive and headline-grabbing year for M&As, a few deals are particularly eye-catching for their effect on industries
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