Emerging Market bonds have benefited from global credit spread tightening
If the central and eastern European countries’ vast infrastructure investment gap is ever to be bridged, then private capital via the bond markets will have to be harnessed
The gap between infrastructure needs and investment in Central and Eastern Europe shows why the region needs to learn lessons from Asia on how to build deep debt capital markets, according to leading bankers
The head of UniCredit’s CEE division tells Emerging Markets he intends to remain in Russia, despite claims by the head of the country’s sovereign wealth fund that he wants to cut Western banks’ market share by attracting Chinese lenders
President Petro Poroshenko and premier Arseniy Yatsenyuk have dipped into Georgia’s deep pool of reformist talent in an effort to rebuild Ukraine’s war-ravaged economy. However, even with a vast IMF package and other financial assistance, many have trouble seeing how Ukraine is ever going to return to growth while it is in conflict with the Russia-backed rebels in the east
Rival managements of the $67bn Libyan Investment Authority are set to fight in London courts over claims of Tripoli and Malta
Russia’s eastward foray and energy deals with China, far from saving its economy, are revealing Vladimir Putin’s weak bargaining position.
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