Cover: Will Japan Regain Its Greatness?

WILL JAPAN REGAIN ITS GREATNESS? By Michael Shari Business is trying to resurrect Asia's economic miracle a year and a half after the Tohoku tragedy. Tokyo is enjoying a long-deserved renaissance. Young professionals are converging from all across the Japanese ...

FX: Euro Tumbles, EU Debt Crisis Grows

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: FOREIGN EXCHANGE By Gordon Platt The European debt crisis remains the key focus of foreign exchange market participants, as the slowdown in the global economy increases pressure on central banks and government officials to take action to ...

FX: Europe’s Crisis Deepens Euro Worry

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: FOREIGN EXCHANGE By Gordon Platt The euro is likely to decline against the dollar in the medium term, due to political uncertainty in Europe and weak economic conditions, analysts say. “The eurozone debt crisis is entering a ...

FX: Dollar Favored Over Euro, Yen

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: FOREIGN EXCHANGE By Gordon Platt The dollar rose sharply last month after the Federal Open Market Committee’s meeting in March signaled that further monetary easing is unlikely unless the US economy slows significantly or the inflation rate ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: Africa

PLATINUM MINING PROJECT PROMISES BIG REWARDS By Antonio Guerrero South Africa’s state-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has entered into a $420 million public-private partnership to develop a mine that could become one of the world’s largest platinum producers over the ...

Gold Starts Paying Unique Dividends

MILESTONES: GLOBAL By Valentina Pasquali Over the past few years markets have experienced declining trust in fiat money, a slow departure from the US dollar as a reserve currency and growing interest in bullion, particularly as a hedge against uncertainties. ...