Euromoney's recent coverage of macroeconomic, FX, fixed income and equity market trends in Brazil, Russia, India and China.
Move adds offshore platform for private clients; bank argues BAC Florida Bank deal adds to its story as the momentum play in the market.
The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns.
New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth.
The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been well spent.
The phony war has been long, but the first real battle has now begun in Brazil’s fintech space.
After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets.
Petr Aven served as minister of foreign economic relations for the Russian Federation between 1991 and 1992.
New chief executive says ‘smart simplicity’ hold key to success for Russia’s largest privately owned bank.
Macro and monetary policy factors are affecting some currencies more than traditional commodity triggers.
Accepting payments from customers in Russia is not always a straightforward process, although interest in the area is growing.
Fitch sounds the alarm over unsecured consumer lending boom as household incomes stagnate.
Two borrowers beat US pressure by tapping into demand with euro and renminbi sales.
Private equity was once a peripheral pursuit in the country – no longer.
The country’s fintech sector has enormous potential, but it is being hobbled by a host of factors, from inconsistent regulations to a damaging credit crunch affecting local non-bank finance companies.
The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment to cash.
Asia’s stronger performance over Latin America enters a fifth year, with a lower risk quotient in Euromoney’s crowd-sourcing survey.
India’s first real estate investment trust is being fast-tracked to IPO before the end of February.
After a few years of underperformance, India’s property market is back on form.
Is China heading for a Lehman Brothers moment? No, but that doesn’t mean its debt position isn’t a mess, and it’s going to get worse.
The economy is struggling with trade wars but other issues are making analysts sweat too.
A UBS economist made an innocuous comment about swine flu in China, and five days later a belief among Chinese speakers that he used a racist term has led to him being suspended, UBS apologizing and it disappearing from a key Chinese bond mandate.
The Euromoney Belt and Road Index (EBRI) reveals the Middle East leapfrogging Africa, with its economic and investor climate improving for the first time.
A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the institution.
The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make.