Emerging market currencies and bonds are suffering from the Fed's decision to raise interest rates.
Wave of change sweeping Saudi Arabia finally hits the banking sector.
Given the continent’s large youth population, the future of banking is digital. But who will win the battle for clicks over bricks? The incumbent banks—or fintechs and telcos?
While economic growth in Mali shows promise, escalating violence is scaring off foreign investors.
Political stability, a fast-growing economy and a sustained program of economic reforms are among the reasons for the feverish pace of takeover activity in the south Asian republic.
Bart van Ark, chief economist at The Conference Board, visited Global Finance to discuss the state of the global economy and the outlook for 2018 and beyond.
Cash-rich Kuwait, bolstered by a healthy banking sector, is taking steps to reduce dependence on petroleum and motivate entrepreneurs.
Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait’s CEO, Michel Accad, opens up about his country’s economic role in the Arab world and why the Gulf nation might never achieve all its lofty aspirations.
FTSE announced Kuwait’s forthcoming addition to the Secondary Emerging Markets list last September. What’s happened since?
Salah Al-Fulaij, CEO of NBK-Kuwait, shares thoughts with Global Finance about competition, Kuwait’s growth prospects and the pressures of global regulation.
After the BRICS and MINT, which emerging-market economies will be tagged as leaders with a jazzy acronym?
Prince Mohammed bin Salman put 11 princes and nearly 200 high-ranking officials, under arrest for corruption.
They are expected to grow by an average 3.3% this year, 0.9% higher than May’s forecast and a big improvement over last year’s 1.9% growth.
Emerging markets could see funds flowing back to them as central banks unwind quantitative easing and liquidity flows back to emering market assets.
The sub-Saharan nation taps special zones to draw foreign direct investment.
Sudan–Ethiopia Transport Corridor), consisting of a large port, a railway, oil pipelines, highways, international airports and cities, is a massive undertaking. Kenya has created a positive environment for foreign direct investment (FDI), as it looks to appeal to foreign multinationals. ...
The Kingdom of Morocco now allows participative finance. On January 2 the central bank, Bank Al-Maghrib, issued authorizations for five banks to begin commercializing shariah-compliant products and services.
The president elect’s protectionist views on international trade suggest emerging markets will bear the brunt of radical changes in policy—assuming his rhetoric becomes reality.
Like other geographic regions once under communist rule, Croatia has traveled a chaotic road to statehood, but it is now solidifying its economic and political progress.
The cost of producing solar power has fallen sharply in the past five years—so much that in some cases it can be half the price, or even less, of conventional power. Experts predict solar's cost will continue to plummet.