Shahril takes charge of Khazanah

Shahril takes charge of Khazanah

By CHRIS WRIGHT

The choice of Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund as the next head of the country's sovereign wealth fund is intriguing for both institutions

Broken China should scare LatAm

Broken China should scare LatAm

By ROB DWYER

Any slowdown in the economy of the country that consumes so much local output will bring short-term pain and should be a long-term warning.

Libor: Changing the frame of reference

Libor: Changing the frame of reference

There’s a rush to find an alternative to ‘ibors’, but with just three years to go before banks might stop submitting Libor altogether, regulators and market participants are still trying to figure out the right questions to ask.

Mainland master stirs up Hong Kong market

Mainland master stirs up Hong Kong market

Charles Li has courted controversy in his shake-up of the Hong Kong stock exchange, but is he a plant for Beijing, or a polished professional with a mandate to modernize and internationalize the city’s exchanges?

Xiaomi landmark falls short

Xiaomi landmark falls short

The first dual-class deal in Hong Kong; the intended first Chinese depositary receipt: Xiaomi’s IPO was not short of landmark intentions, but only some were delivered.

The two faces of China's bond regulators

The two faces of China's bond regulators

The National Development and Reform Commission is China’s economic planner, overseeing everything from construction projects to the management of sugar reserves, but its approach to offshore bond approvals is chaotic and could cause lasting damage to the country’s bond issuers.

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Donald Trump: special focus

Donald Trump: special focus

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

SME financing: special focus

SME financing: special focus

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

Iran sanctions: special focus

Iran sanctions: special focus

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.