Appointed and paid for by issuers but charged with protecting investors' interests, bond trustees are in an ambiguous position.
The European high-yield market ran into volatility last month on fears of US interest rate rises.
The publication of Turkey's first set of corporate governance guidelines and plans for a new index on the ISE measuring compliance are encouraging.
It all looked propitious for FDI.
Of all the global investment banks, UBS has perhaps the most unlikely provenance, rooted as it is in private-banking skills.
The rich expect their investment advisers to be ahead of the herd in adjusting portfolios to market changes.
Investors panicked last month as fear spread that the US Federal Reserve would soon hike rates.
Central America's republics share the problem of heavy fiscal deficits, which incoming administrations hope to cure.
It has taken three years to rein in costs and regulatory risks at CSFB.
Once derided as a UK anachronism, corporate broking is now the hottest game in the City.
Economic recovery in Japan is not expected to be accompanied by a rush of corporates to the bond markets.
There is rarely much middle ground between deluge and drought in Hong Kong's IPO market, which is powered by a powerful but fickle wall of retail money.
Portuguese banks got through last year's recession remarkably smoothly.
Euromoney celebrates its thirty-fifth birthday this month.