As Singapore moves to meet the challenges of globalization and the greater influence of China and India, once-sleepy Temasek Holdings has been told to hike returns and promote a new vision.
The covered bond market is growing fast on heavy demand for alternatives to supra/agency debt and on buoyant supply as more and more countries pass enabling legislation.
Turks of all classes were jubilant about the European Commission's decision last month that their country was ready to negotiate for EU membership.
African economies are in a growth phase, thanks in large part to rising commodity prices.
French government and state agency issues have driven France's bond markets this year, with index-linked bonds taking a healthy share.
When Diageo offloaded its US Pillsbury food division to General Mills for stock in 2001, it did not expect still to be the biggest shareholder in General Mills three years later.
UK regulator the FSA has given the fund management industry the opportunity to devise its own more transparent system of client commissions.
Few Russian companies have done foreign IPOs, and even fewer have issued domestically.
India's Congress-led coalition government has forged agreements with leftist allies to maintain economic liberalization and reforms initiated by the previous administration.
With a history as old as the telephone itself, AT&T used to dominate US telecommunications.
Belief that a single number can capture the degree of risk being taken within a bank or an investment is mistaken, especially when that number is value at risk.