Trump is honoured by rising stock prices

Trump is honoured by rising stock prices

I don’t know why at first, but watching Donald Trump tell Fox News in October that because the value of the US stock market has risen by $5.2 trillion since he became president that “maybe in a sense, we are reducing the debt” makes me feel warm inside.

Politics mask Brazil’s economic risks

Politics mask Brazil’s economic risks

It seems counterintuitive, but the endless cycle of political turmoil in Brazil might be insulating the country from a crisis that is warranted by its perilous fiscal situation.

Welcome to Euromoney Africa

Welcome to Euromoney Africa

It is almost 50 years since Euromoney was born with the wholesale international capital markets, to chronicle their evolution and that of the institutions that serve them.

Sub-Saharan Eurobonds hold up under pressure

Sub-Saharan Eurobonds hold up under pressure

Following Mozambique's default, is it time to reassess which other African Eurobond issuers might follow suit – and what options are open to issuers – given deteriorating finances and rising global interest rates?

Egypt's El-Garhy seeks stability in reform

Egypt's El-Garhy seeks stability in reform

Amr El-Garhy is Egypt’s ninth finance minister in a little over six years – and after a revolution, a coup d’état and last year’s surprise currency flotation, the Egyptian economy is in desperate need of stability.

Mexican M&A shrugs off the Trump slump

Mexican M&A shrugs off the Trump slump

The surprise victory of Donald Trump in last year’s US election stopped Mexican M&A in its tracks, but as the stock market and the peso started recover in 2017, so too did Mexican corporate appetite for acquisitions, not least in the US.

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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.