Belarus faces a funding conundrum

The Ukrainian crisis has come at a bad time for Belarus’s state-driven economy, already in urgent need of external financing to fend off a balance-of-payments crisis.

Turkey treads water

Over-reliant on foreign investment to balance its books, Turkey is facing an investor retreat in the face of political instability.

Piyush Gupta: DBS's man on a mission

Piyush Gupta, the CEO of Singapore’s DBS, has grabbed a once in a lifetime opportunity to build the bank’s Asian corporate and investment banking franchise.

Banks of Iran: Six pieces of an Iranian jigsaw

Iran has a heavily populated and complex banking sector, with several large state-owned banks that hold most of the country’s assets and deposits and at least 17 privately owned banks that tend to be smaller but more nimble and entrepreneurial.

Thursby spins NBAD’s world view

Alex Thursby learnt his trade at StanChart and ANZ, but it’s to Asia’s regional champions that he looks for inspiration in his new role as CEO of National Bank of Abu Dhabi.

The big bond squeeze

Any new debt issue offering a scrap of yield has met huge demand from investors in recent months.

Inside Ukraine’s economic crisis

When Euromoney penetrated the economy and finance ministries in Kiev in late May, as well as the central bank, it found an atmosphere of unease and uncertainty.