Emerging Markets Roundup
Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Finance minister Antonio Palocci ...
The Bank of China’s plans to seek an overseas listing later this year suffered a setback with the revelation that two officials at a northeastern branch had absconded with 1 billion yuan of client money. The incident again ...
On call: Telecoms will be a key part of the coming round of IPOs
Investors told: “Your money’s no good here”
Global Finance selects the leaders in a specialized are of finance that is benefiting from a surge in global trade.
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Investors looking for high stock market returns in rapidly growing economies such as China and India are likely to be disappointed, a new study has found. Based on equity return and dividend growth data from 17 markets spanning 105 ...
Equity capital markets activity in Europe is off to a record start this year, according to figures from information provider Dealogic. More was raised this January through IPOs, secondary offers and equity-linked deals than in any previous January.
Outsourcing has gone in and out of fashion, with various studies debating the pros and cons of farming out business processes to a third-party provider. Yet a study commissioned by Accenture dispels some commonly held beliefs among finance directors ...
The pressure on financial services companies is growing as regulators around the world tighten the rules.
Daniel Oakley, director, knowledge management for Ernst & Young’s financial services practice
Tension is running high in London’s financial district as two rival European exchanges make a play for the venerable London Stock Exchange.
Despite the long-acknowledged advantages of electronic processing of invoices and payments, companies have been slow to let go of paper. The Web is changing all that.
Russia may have been promoted to investment grade, but its political and economic turbulence show no signs of abating.
Satellite Operator Issues $2.55 Billion of Notes
The global satellite ...
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Active Currency Management Can Turn Risk Exposure Into Source of Potential Returns
Multinational industrial companies trading goods in global markets or building new plants overseas routinely take on exposure to foreign currency fluctuations as part of doing ...
Record Russian IPO Gets London Listing
The sale, which was ...
The surge in merger activity late last year continued in early 2005, with a string of large takeovers in the US, including Procter & Gamble’s $57.5 billion purchase of Gillette, which ...
It is refreshing to hear that William Donaldson, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, wants to reduce the cost burden that Sarbanes-Oxley imposes on businesses...
William H. Donaldson, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, says he wants to do a cost-benefit analysis of the rules and regulations the SEC writes to implement the Sarbanes-Oxley (Sarbox) reforms. Corporate executives are complaining that the ...
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