Lowy warns on India ‘financing catastrophe’

Lowy warns on India ‘financing catastrophe’

November 11, 2019
By CHRIS WRIGHT

It was a bold call to launch a specialist credit business in Asia in 2009, but SC Lowy celebrates its 10th birthday as an established figure in distressed debt and high yield not just at home but also increasingly in Europe.

Country risk: Azerbaijan is on its way back

Country risk: Azerbaijan is on its way back

November 07, 2019
By JEREMY WELTMAN

Improving growth and twin surpluses should give some heart to potential investors eyeing recent political changes heralding economic reforms, but maintaining momentum is key.

Japan across the decades

Japan across the decades

November 07, 2019

There were times in the late 1970s and 1980s when Japan dominated entire editions of Euromoney.

Finance for a farming revolution

Finance for a farming revolution

October 08, 2019
By HELEN AVERY

To reduce greenhouse gas emissions, clean up water supplies, prevent the loss of biodiversity, mitigate fire and flood risk and meet the nutritional requirements of a growing population the world must improve its regenerative and sustainable agricultural practices – new tools and support from the financial services industry are needed to fund that transition.

Korea gets the digital banking bug

Korea gets the digital banking bug

October 04, 2019
By CHRIS WRIGHT

Korea’s first two digital banks have had very different starts: one, kakaobank, is a clear success story; the other, K Bank, badly needs funding but is caught up in a problem around its would-be-biggest shareholder.

Indonesia: Clever collaboration lifts fintech

Indonesia: Clever collaboration lifts fintech

October 01, 2019
By ELLIOT WILSON

Fintechs, banks and government are working together to build clever new digital services and boost financial inclusion in a country where millions are unbanked.