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China: special focus

China: special focus

From rebalancing of the economy and financial reform to the internationalization of the renminbi, Euromoney sheds light on China’s economic challenges amid the global spotlight.

The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

An in-depth guide to global currency wars; how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s growth.

Central and Eastern Europe More Stories

Emerging Europe: The past is not the future for Addiko

Emerging Europe: The past is not the future for Addiko

When Austria’s Hypo Alpe Adria collapsed after the financial crisis, it left a network of small Balkan banks – private equity firm Advent International has taken up the challenge of turning them into a profitable franchise, rebranded, root-and-branch reformed and under new management.

Czech koruna prepares for lift-off as speculators dive in

Czech koruna prepares for lift-off as speculators dive in

The Czech currency came under sustained upward pressure in the middle of January, as investors piled in on bets that faster inflation would spur the central bank to abandon a cap that has kept a lid on the koruna for the past three years.

Latin America More Stories

Latin America: How BTG came through the ultimate stress test

Latin America: How BTG came through the ultimate stress test

When Brazilian federal police knocked on the door of André Esteves’ Rio de Janeiro home on the morning of November 25, 2015, they were not only arresting one of the country’s most prominent bankers, they were also delivering a hammer blow to his bank, BTG Pactual.

Middle East and Africa More Stories

Middle East: The new foreign minister of Investcorp

Middle East: The new foreign minister of Investcorp

At the largest private-sector investment firm in the Persian Gulf, the line between business and politics has always been blurred – its well-connected new executive chairman Mohammed bin Mahfoodh Al Ardhi seems a perfect fit for that curious tradition.

In the spotlight: Angola

In the spotlight: Angola

Angola, which has recently emerged from civil war, is in the process of building its own identity.

Euromoney Country Risk More Stories