Emerging Market bonds have benefited from global credit spread tightening
Africa has been on the cusp of mainstream capital markets for years. While the continent made a breakthrough in the variety of issuance it produced in 2012-13, 2014 looks like it will be the year when African borrowers finally become established
Still smarting from defeat in the US Supreme Court over the bond holdouts, Argentina’s economy minister Axel Kicillof insists the recession-hit country is in the right and is turning down offers of money
Pakistan has had an impressive year under new premier Nawaz Sharif. But the government needs to keep up its reforming zeal to get the South Asian state’s finances back on track.
Jamaica is getting back on track and could become an unlikely poster child for the IMF. However, elsewhere in the Caribbean the threat of default looms and some countries are not ready to ask for help
BlackRock and Fidelity have hit back at the Financial Stability Board’s moves to designate the big fund managers systemically important financial institutions.
Women's participation in the labour force still lags men's by 12% even in developed economies. In the MENA region it can be up to 50%. That is a wasted resource - and best practice examples show countries and companies that tackle the problem outperform
On Ebola: "The World Bank stands as the pivot of that effort to marshal money from the rich world and direct it towards the poor. We need to appeal to the world and to the top 1%.”
Kaushik Basu, chief economist, World Bank
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