Summer of the underdogs

Western corporate governance scandals have prompted a flight to quality in emerging markets that are seen to be cleaning up their acts.

US banks show size advantage

Falling stock markets in the past 18 months have affected the share prices of financial institutions of all sizes and from all countries.

Loan market opens up to new investors

The growing involvement of institutional investors in leveraged loans is bringing liquidity and transparency to markets traditionally seen as clubby and opaque.

Corporate governance

Euromoney ranks 183 of the biggest corporations in the emerging markets according to their standards of corporate governance.