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.

Sepa: special focus

Sepa: special focus

The Single Euro Payments Area (Sepa) aims to make cash transfers between European countries fast, cheap and simple – but the migration process has proved slow, expensive and complex.

Bric: special focus

Bric: special focus

Euromoney's recent coverage of macroeconomic, FX, fixed income and equity market trends in Brazil, Russia, India and China.

Russia: special focus

Russia: special focus

The battle between the west and Russia over Ukraine is intensifying amid a full-on financial war.

Emerging markets: special focus

Emerging markets: special focus

A cyclical blip in a structural bull market or a fundamental re-appraisal of the growth and investment prospects in developing economies? Euromoney wades into the debate about the recent bear run in emerging markets and provides coverage of FX, fixed income and equity market trends.