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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: China

REGULATORS BOOST FOREIGN PORTFOLIO INVESTMENT LIMITS

By Thomas Clouse

Chinese regulators will allow more foreign participation in domestic capital markets, increasing the quota for its qualified foreign institutional investor (QFII) program from $30 billion to $80 billion.

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According to a ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: India

FOREIGN INVESTORS MAY EXIT IF FAVORABLE TAX TREATMENT DISAPPEARS

By Aaron Chaze

Foreign investors routing investments to India through Mauritius could potentially be taxed on their short-term gains, under a tax law amendment that was proposed in the recently announced ...

Cover Story: China In Europe

WITH A COOL HAND

By Laurence Neville

China is taking advantage of the European crisis to make strategic investments in the Continent and encourage companies to pick up cheap assets. But the Asian nation is taking a slow and considered ...

Africa's Rising Consumer Class

LAND OF OPPORTUNITY

By Antonio Guerrero

A number of African markets may be on the verge of massive growth—fueled by a rising consumer class.


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Given the long-standing reputation for political and economic volatility in some African markets, many global ...

FX: EU Debt Still Commands Center Stage

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: FOREIGN EXCHANGE

By Gordon Platt

The foreign exchange market continues to be rattled by Europe's debt crisis, analysts say the issue is far from settled.


The foreign exchange market continues to be rattled by Europe's ...

Editor's Letter: Elections, Austerity And Uncertainty

In deciding to focus on elections worldwide for this month's cover story, we weren't just pondering their political implications and the relative uncertainty they occasion, we were also considering the global nature and impact of uncertainty in a single national election...

US Foreign Investor Visas Get New Lease On Life

MILESTONES: UNITED STATES

By Valentina Pasquali

Struggling with a sagging real estate market and a weak economic recovery, the US has been revamping its efforts to attract foreign investors. For example, the current administration is pumping new life into the ...

Insuring Directors & Officers Liability

SAFE LANDING

By Paula Green

With new regulations and tighter enforcement that could lead to more corporate legal action, many companies are increasing their cover for directors and officers insurance.

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Most corporate risk officers should still enjoy favorable terms this ...