Transparency scores for Chile’s SWF

Ranked as the third best in the world, the country’s sovereign wealth fund has become a model for other Latin American countries to follow, including Colombia, Panama and Brazil.

It’s easy to do business in Rwanda

In January 2013, at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame, proudly announced the launch of the East African Commodity Exchange (EAX) in Kigali.

Attijariwafa stakes claims south of the Sahara

Led by its confident and energetic chief executive, Ismail Douiri, Moroccan bank Attijariwafa is building a big franchise in sub-Saharan Africa as well as consolidating its ties with expatriate Moroccans in Europe.

Cash management: Cash sizzles at Sibos

Sibos in Dubai was abuzz with a new spirit of confidence and collaboration among banks, but beneath the surface the battle to secure existing clients by doing more with them and to attract new ones is intensifying.

Charles Stewart: Employee #1

Charles Stewart pioneered Morgan Stanley’s presence in Brazil in the 1990s; now he is looking out from Latin America, spreading Itaú BBA’s message in Europe and beyond.

Croatia: Regional leader or EU laggard?

After EU entry in July and despite five years of recession and a worrying local court ruling on foreign-currency mortgages, Croatian banks are in surprisingly good shape.