Indian start-up founders sell decade-old company to Walmart for $16 billion.
Capital Raising & Corporate Finance
PayPal expands into Latin American and European SME online payments.
New Lowe's CEO faces a heavy lift.
More and more CFOs are becoming CEOs.
Water bonds are an increasingly popular funding mechanism to finance environmental stewardship related to water use.
Tate & Lyle's new CFO expected to be pro-active on the M&A front to take advantage of growing consumer demand for health and wellness products.
New cryptocurrency will be backed by commodities.
Rising interest rates show no sign of dampening dividend payouts or stock buybacks. Not yet, at least.
Headwinds hit currencies in emerging markets.
French telecom company moves aggressively into the banking sector.
Ledger-free blockchain opens up the possibility of central banks utilizing the technology.
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.