An upturn in manufacturing activity is sending the prices of commodities up as well, forcing multinational corporations to hedge more aggressively and strategically.
Details on the winners of Global Finance Magazine’s 2017 awards for the world’s best investment bank deals.
Middle East: Annual Supplement
Saudi Arabia forges closer trade and economic ties with China as part of its Vision 2030 plan to diversify its economy.
Global Finance magazine’s 2017 list of the Best-Performing Companies In The Middle East shows some changes at the top of the rankings, with Israel gaining position while oil-producing countries struggle with low oil prices.
Corporate Finance & Capital
A new movement is pushing back against short-term investment and narrow focus on quarterly earnings.
Snap’s IPO had plenty of takers, even if the shares came without any power to influence corporate governance. Who were the buyers, and are they getting rooked?
Japanese banks piloted domestic and cross-border payments successfully through the Cloud with Ripple.
US withdrawal from the TPP was a shock to its top ally in the Pacific, and may push Japan into the trading arms of China.
President Trump’s more aggressive trade stance may backfire, and end up strengthening China rather than the US.
A positive macroeconomic outlook and a sharp decline asset prices are once again making Brazilian investments attractive for large international private equity firms, which are cautiously returning after three years of economic crisis.