Impact Investing & ESG
In Mexico, Brazil and Colombia, tech entrepreneurs tackle challenges of financial inclusion, health care and agriculture.
The higher a country’s ESG rating, the better its government bonds perform, MSCI has found.
Private sector development grants can help reach people in communities where many investors won’t go.
United States & Europe
Those who wait for changes to tax policy to upgrade their estimates for next year are going to end up waiting too long.
As supply and demand models change in Italy’s dynamic wealth management industry, private banking is emerging as a key disruptor.
As many as 375 million workers around the world may need to switch occupational categories and learn new skills.
The global economy will confront serious challenges in the months ahead, and looming in the background is a mountain of debt that makes markets nervous – and that thus increases the system’s vulnerability to destabilizing shocks.
In their hunt for yield, some investors have been venturing into offerings as exotic as Tajikistan’s sovereign bond or Iraq’s first sovereign debt sale.
Distributed energy outside the OECD is a $40bn industry, new research has found.
Their return marks a sharp comeback in confidence for one of the world’s worst economies.
Kenya’s government is seeking proposals from banks about a possible $2 billion Eurobond offering in the first quarter of 2018.
Rwanda has been ranked the best ranked country in eastern Africa for good governance.
Zambia expects to host a mission of the IMF before the end of the year and hopes to have a $1.3 billion loan deal in place in early 2018.