Euromoney's recent coverage of macroeconomic, FX, fixed income and equity market trends in Brazil, Russia, India and China.
Bracher admits “severe pressure” to reduce spreads; credit portfolios tilting to SME and consumer segments.
International investors blame political uncertainty; locals view sell-off as weakening carry-trade dynamics.
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Recent conversations with bankers and economists in Brazil have been confusing – sometimes it is hard to believe that both groups are talking about the same country.
The blueprint for BNDES is for a development bank that partners with the private sector to facilitate more socially beneficial projects while using less capital.
Although the borrower is evidently making progress, investors must be prepared for setbacks given the enormous economic and political challenges still to overcome.
Soviet military bunkers in Kazakhstan and portable houses in Siberia linked up to the plumbing: Bitcoin mining is moving in some interesting directions that will become even more diverse as China cracks down on its domestic industry.
New technology and a handful of savvy operators have transformed banking for SMEs in Russia since the start of the decade.
Three years ago, Raiffeisen Bank International was on the casualty list – today it is again one of the best-performing banks in Europe.
On a recent visit to the Russian central bank on a wintry day, Euromoney’s eye was caught by a chap holding a large and surprisingly professionally produced billboard.
A cost-cutting drive and a dearth of deal making at home have made for a turbulent few years at RenCap.
Concerns over rising protectionism reducing the trade in goods might be offset by the growing trend for trade in services.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Urjit Patel took to the stage at Gujarat National Law University on March 14 to make a simple request...
Just when everyone thought India’s state-owned banks were on the path to recovery, a $2 billion fraud at Punjab National Bank has knocked confidence in the whole sector and cast doubts on the government’s ambitious efforts to sort out these ailing lenders once and for all.
Domestic banks say that even if foreign rivals haven’t given up the ghost already, they face a tough future in India.
In an exclusive interview, Baroda chief executive PS Jayakumar admits failings in the bank’s South African operations, but denies institutional wrongdoing.
India threatens cryptocurrency crackdown; Ripple argues it has a remittance model.
CEO has broader ambitions as firm turns 10; impact investing still modest in Asia but growing.
The link appears to be finally taking shape, but with the dollar as its biggest trading and settlement currency, the scheme looks increasingly skewed towards investors in the US.
Mainland banks have long been known for their penchant to commit chunky amounts to loans, either as participants or as book runners, but that is changing, say loans bankers in the region.
In both China and India, winning approval to sell offshore bonds can be a torment.
Bank of China International has established itself as the leading investment bank of China’s big four, but what will it take to make BOCI a real challenger to the international firms that it wants to compete with?
Beijing has spent years sitting back and encouraging its powerful fintech firms to create and innovate.
The roster of local billion-dollar hedge funds is growing fast.