Rising interest rates show no sign of dampening dividend payouts or stock buybacks. Not yet, at least.
Capital Raising & Corporate Finance
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.
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 ...