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.
Over-reliant on foreign investment to balance its books, Turkey is facing an investor retreat in the face of political instability.
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.
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.
The country is thumbing its nose at the doom-laden reports of hedge funds and letting its bond yields do the talking.
The hunt for yield has prompted a remarkable reversal of fortune for several sovereign borrowers in this year’s Euromoney survey.
Can Dubai take advantage of Tehran’s rapprochement with the US to once again become Iran’s de facto financial link to the world?
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.
Fund managers are pouring into primary bond issues because of lack of secondary liquidity.
Private placements are booming as issuers and investors match trades outside the public market.
Orderbooks for European high-yield deals are unprecedented.
Any new debt issue offering a scrap of yield has met huge demand from investors in recent months.
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.