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US undersecretary congratulates Asian nation for foregoing its Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility
Asian policymakers want better communication from the Fed as a rise in US rates will put countries with high debt levels at risk
The Asian Development Bank is providing a $400m loan to Pakistan as the South Asian country attempts to implement energy reform after years of neglect that has left its industries and population chronically short of power
Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria and Kazakhstan attracting increasing attention as others are left struggling to keep up
Islamic finance has gained ground in Asia in recent years, but there is still huge potential for further growth. EM looks at the progress and outlook for sukuk across the region, as well as challenges to wider acceptance
Pakistan recently obtained yet another loan from the IMF. Will it fulfil hopes that this time it will make progress on reforms?
The EBRD will take on Libya as a member this week but analysts are warning that the multilateral may be biting off more than it can chew
We would like to issue $1 billion [in sovereign debt], but because it’s the first time we have sold [sovereign debt] it may have to be trimmed down.
Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Bangladesh finance minister
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