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World Finance speaks to Capital Bank’s Chief Investment Officer about how the institution has risen to the challenges posed by instability in the countries surrounding Jordan
Record redemptions hit Pimco following Gross departure
Pimco’s flagship Total Return Fund has been hit by hefty redemptions following the abrupt departure of co-founder and fund manager Bill Gross
CaixaBI: Portugal’s return to capital markets is strong
For nearly two years, Portuguese issuers were unable to gain access to international capital markets, but according to CaixaBI’s DCM and ECM teams, its investment landscape is now far more palatable
Banco Penta: Chile’s financial industry has become an investment hotspot
Suffering its own financial collapse in 1982, Chile was prepared for much of the disorder to bestow the banking industry in the wake of the 2008 crisis. How has it fared since?
NDB Capital consolidates Bangladesh’s economic strength
NDB Capital plays an important role in developing the capital market of Bangladesh
Sri Lanka’s renaissance gives rise to a new era of investment banking
The revitalisation of the Sri Lankan economy offers immense possibilities for investment banking – and the undisputed market leader is NDB Investment Bank
Puente’s expertise helps investors navigate Argentina
Regardless of its short-term challenges, Argentina’s unleveraged economy and rich resources offer the potential for high returns, and Puente‘s insight is helping to exploit those opportunities
Analytica’s expertise helps clients exploit the riches of Ecuador
Behind its unsettled politics, Ecuador is maturing, with a growing middle class driving growth. For those looking to unlock its potential as an investment hub, Analytica is ready to advise
Sinners, health junkies and the eco-friendly benefit from thematic investing
Investing in ‘themes’ – such as fast food, tobacco or sustainable innovations – is a growing trend, and has never before been so good for returns, or for investors’ consciences
Barclays scales back investment division as jobs are cut
Leading UK bank follows global industry trend of retreating from investment banking operations
Investment bankers: have we got them all wrong?
With public attitudes towards bankers at an all-time low, the financial services industry has reason to be concerned about reputation management
Wall Street faces fixed income slump, but is it all bad news?
Worst start to the year since before the financial crisis hits Wall Street’s biggest fixed income firms, but not every investment bank is worried
GCC region: a global investment hub?
The GCC region is a picture of economic health – with some great investment opportunities for smaller institutions
Oil boom in GCC region shifts economic landscape
The rise of the Gulf as a prime investment locale looks to be paying dividends for businesses that long ago invested in the area’s potential
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