Sub-sovereign bonds prove slow to catch on in Europe

Not so long ago touted as a major growth area, the market for bonds issued by European regions and municipalities has proved to be a steady rather than spectacular performer, with old stagers such as the German Länder dominant and newcomers rare.

Vision, transparency and focus give Asia’s best an edge

With Asia already suffering from the global economic slowdown before September 11, which companies manage to stand out as the region’s most resilient performers? Euromoney’s sixth annual poll of Asia’s best companies explores which are the cream of the crop and why they are regarded as the region’s leaders.

The Argentine warning shot

Will Argentina spread ideological contagion across the whole of Latin America, prompting a revolt against free markets? Or does it show the failure of the political elite?

Banks face up to survival tests

The Turkish banking system is well on the way into restructuring and consolidation that optimists argue will make for a lucrative investment story.