Money and the moonshot

Money and the moonshot

June 10, 2020

A new Euromoney podcast series traces the relationship between space and the private sector, from the early Cold War state-funded model of Apollo to one in which venture capital backs the most interesting and visionary ideas.

China: End of the Belt and Road?

China: End of the Belt and Road?

June 04, 2020

Mainland Chinese firms invested $72.2 billion in Africa between 2014 and 2018, much of it through the Belt and Road Initiative.

Home offices get a tech upgrade

Home offices get a tech upgrade

May 26, 2020

Amid the wild price swings and surging volumes in bond and equity markets that characterized the first phase of the pandemic, traders just about coped while working from home.

Wealth managers keep calm and carry on

Wealth managers keep calm and carry on

May 26, 2020

For wealthy clients, the Covid-19 crisis has afforded an opportunity to test the asset-allocation advice and lending capabilities of their wealth managers

Loans: Crunch time for credit

Loans: Crunch time for credit

May 20, 2020

Central bank intervention has delayed the deluge of insolvency that Covid-19 lockdowns will cause, but it can only plug the dike for so long.

Chinese bonds: buyer beware

Chinese bonds: buyer beware

May 19, 2020

Foreign capital is flooding into Chinese bonds, but investors would be wise to scrutinize the myriad ways by which issuers can wriggle out of meeting their obligations.

Coronavirus: EBRD gears up to fill the gap

Coronavirus: EBRD gears up to fill the gap

April 23, 2020

Fast-track financing, infrastructure support and equity investment opportunities: first vice-president Jürgen Rigterink details the development bank’s Covid-19 crisis response – and delivers a warning to banks in its region.

Employee mental health on bank agenda

Employee mental health on bank agenda

April 08, 2020

From financial support and flexible working to Zoom ‘happy hours’, choirs, online yoga and mindfulness classes, banks around the world are seeking to address employee mental health during the Covid-19 crisis

The evolution of investment banks

The evolution of investment banks

April 06, 2020

Diversify or specialize: that has been the question for all the big global corporate and investment banks since the financial crisis of 2008 – we delve into the data to see who did what.

Vietnam’s diaspora returns with attitude

Vietnam’s diaspora returns with attitude

April 06, 2020

The country’s financial system has been transformed over the last decade, and the Viet Kieu has played a crucial role in that; Euromoney speaks to some of its leading lights about what they are doing and why.

Argentina’s banks go from deep freeze into fire

Argentina’s banks go from deep freeze into fire

April 03, 2020

They seemed to be emerging, blinking, into the light of a normal financial system under former president Mauricio Macri, but that moment has gone; the new administration has sent real rates negative, while economic and credit growth look to be years away.

Banking: Russia makes its own innovation

Banking: Russia makes its own innovation

April 02, 2020

Recruited to set up a national payments system, the central bank’s Olga Skorobogatova has overseen initiatives to protect consumers and promote competition in Russia’s banking sector.

Can banks withstand the impact of Covid-19?

Can banks withstand the impact of Covid-19?

March 27, 2020

Banks came into the coronavirus pandemic much stronger than they went into the global financial crisis, but will the capital and liquidity buffers they have built be sufficient to see them through the most dramatic economic crash in history?

The coronavirus crash: will

The coronavirus crash: will 'whatever it takes' work?

March 20, 2020

A blizzard of monetary and fiscal policy announcements finally began to calm market nerves this week; but bankers and analysts are struggling to figure out what more might be needed – and just what kind of crisis this is.