CEE Q4 results: disparate risks cause tier shifts across the region

Risk levels increased across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region during the fourth quarter of 2012, as economists continued to take stock of trade and financial linkages to the debt-ridden eurozone, and became more wary of the political and structural elements to the crisis, Jeremy Weltman reports.

ESM bond purchase is no back door yen intervention

The sell-off in the JPY has been dramatic in recent weeks but the announcement that Tokyo intends to buy European Stability Mechanism (ESM) bonds should not be seen as soft intervention by the Japanese authorities.

The 2013 guide to Poland

Published in conjunction with the Ministry of Treasury of the Republic of Poland, Bank Zachodni WBK, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Poland and Energa

CEE equities: Back in business

A trio of successful listings out of emerging Europe has boosted bankers’ hopes of an equity primary markets renaissance in 2013, with prospects for further supply from Russia, Turkey and beyond.