Ledger-free blockchain opens up the possibility of central banks utilizing the technology.
Capital Raising & Corporate Finance
Bans and regulations are encouraging novel workarounds by cryptocurrencies.
The few corporations that have embraced cryptocurrencies tend to be small or troubled. However, spinoff technologies from digital currency such as blockchain are likely to play a major role in corporate finance and international banking.
The creation of an African free-trade area is the first step towards a pan-African single market of 1.2 billion people.
Singapore-based Broadcom redomiciled to the US, but it wasn't enough to get permission for its acquisition of US-based Qualcomm. Now Qualcomm's merger with the Netherlands' NXP may be at risk, as China and the US ratchet up their economic disputes.
Ivory Coast has the fifth highest percentage of adults with mobile money accounts in the world.
As many countries move to become cashless societies, Switzerland will vote on whether their central bank should be the only institution capable of creating money.
The Trump administration's economic policy decisions are being shaped by national security concerns.
EON and RWE swap assets to become a market leader.
M&A activity is heating up as companies take advantage of low-cost debt and large cash reserves.
Spotify is in the spotlight as its proposed direct listing tests the market for unusual financing. Private companies are watching the outcome—especially as markets turn volatile.
'Programmatic M&A' is the path that holds the most promise, according to the consultancy, as opposed to infrequent large deals which 'hurt value creation'.
Italo Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori scrapped its IPO plans to accept a sweet, trans-Atlantic, private-equity deal worth €1.98 billion.
As the Mediterranean island nation's economy has stabilized, so too have its banks.
FTSE announced Kuwait’s forthcoming addition to the Secondary Emerging Markets list last September. What’s happened since?
Green-bond issuances have been growing, even if there’s no precise definition of what a “green bond” is.
Japanese life insurance companies are turning to the project finance market in a bid to achieve higher yields. The move comes as Japan’s ultra-loose monetary policy—dubbed “Abenomics” after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe—has resulted in a paucity of available ...
Last year was a record year for Middle East and North African (MENA) start-ups, with 260 deals attracting $410 million in investment, according to a report by Magnitt, a regional network for entrepreneurs and investors. The United Arab Emirates attracted ...
Apple says it will make a “direct contribution” to the US economy of $350 billion in the next five years, creating more than 20,000 new jobs. The iPhone maker did not say, however, how much of that spending would ...
Corporate spinoffs and spinouts are booming as M&A fever and the long equity bull market fuel an appetite for deals.