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Capital markets: How to enter China

Capital markets: How to enter China

January 15, 2020

Foreign banks hoping to break into China’s capital markets will have their chance at the end of 2020, but muscling in on primary capital markets could prove expensive and risky.

Central and Eastern Europe more stories

Russia Inc focuses on ESG

Russia Inc focuses on ESG

December 05, 2019
By LUCY FITZGEORGE-PARKER

Sustainable financing is gaining ground in corporate Russia as firms look to improve their environmental, social and governance policies ‒ but can the country’s notorious polluters really go green?

Latin America more stories

Class of 2019: Ita

Class of 2019: Itaú Unibanco

January 09, 2020

The bank may be at the peak of its value creation, as the government looks to promote greater competition in Brazilian banking.

Middle East and Africa more stories

Israel sells $3 billion bond as regional tensions abate

Israel sells $3 billion bond as regional tensions abate

January 10, 2020
By VIRGINIA FURNESS

Israel has taken orders of $20 billion for its first Eurobond of the year, despite the deadly strike on an Iranian general that threatened to push simmering Middle Eastern tensions to boiling point in early January.

Class of 2019: QNB

Class of 2019: QNB

January 09, 2020

The Qatari bank is investing at home and abroad, growing its loan book and building strong operations in Egypt and Turkey.

Euromoney Country Risk more stories