Retail investors: the new lords of misrule

Retail investors: the new lords of misrule

June 19, 2020

The Hertz share sale saga has baffled many in the industry, but it has illuminated a new type of feral retail investor that is winning grudging respect from some of the financial industry’s aristocrats.

Finance: Hong Kong finds new ways to work

Finance: Hong Kong finds new ways to work

June 18, 2020

Street protests and a pandemic have forced Hong Kong’s bankers and investors to experiment with how they work and raise funds for clients – their innovations have been surprisingly successful and could well outlast the crises.

China: Covid bonds are more bond than Covid

China: Covid bonds are more bond than Covid

June 16, 2020

Chinese issuers responded to Covid-19 by selling bonds that were designed to help fight the pandemic – in reality, only a fraction of the money raised was used to tackle problems created by the virus.

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SME financing: special focus

SME financing: special focus

March 25, 2019

The vexed battle to finance small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) continues amid risk aversion, economic weakness, new regulations and banks’ balance-sheet repair.

Donald Trump: special focus

Donald Trump: special focus

March 18, 2019

What has Trump's presidency meant for banking and financial markets? Unsurprisingly, things haven't gone as expected.

Iran sanctions: special focus

Iran sanctions: special focus

December 03, 2018

Euromoney investigates how the relaxation of western sanctions on Iran – dubbed the world’s most lucrative closed economy – will jump-start trade and capital flows from Europe to the Gulf, and plots a vision for the country's banking system and economic transformation, more generally.