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Japanese private equity: at a turning point?

June 1, 2017

Japan's private equity market may contribute only a small percentage of the country's GDP but, amid a sluggish economic revival, there are signs it is beginning to have a greater influence, reports Stefania Palma.

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Islamic Bank of the Year Awards 2017

June 1, 2017

The meteoric rise of the Islamic finance industry in recent years has slowed of late, but taken as a whole its growth still outscores that of its conventional counterpart. The Banker recognises the leading Islamic institutions of the past 12 months, each of which has shown innovation and growth in a maturing market. 

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European investment banks take stronger foothold in the US

May 2, 2017

The US is the most important market for investment banks, a fact not lost on the European players ramping up their activity in the country. Jane Monahan looks at how these institutions are competing against their American counterparts.

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Deals of the Year 2017 – Africa

May 2, 2017

The Deals of the Year 2017 winners from Africa.

Deals of the year 2017

Deals of the Year 2017 – Americas

May 2, 2017

The Deals of the Year 2017 winners from the Americas.

Deals of the year 2017

Deals of the Year 2017 – Asia-Pacific

May 2, 2017

The Deals of the Year 2017 winners from Asia-Pacific.

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Deals of the Year 2017 – Europe

May 2, 2017

The Deals of the Year 2017 winners from Europe.

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Deals of the Year 2017 – Middle East

May 2, 2017

The Deals of the Year 2017 winners from the Middle East.

Myanmar finds small solutions are best as microfinance fills funding gap

April 4, 2017

Microfinance is coming to the rescue in Myanmar as the country’s nascent capital markets struggle to meet its funding needs. Nikkei staff writer Yukako Ono reports.

China boosts Hong Kong’s derivatives dream

April 3, 2017

Bond Connect will feed Hong Kong’s desire to become a hedging centre for China risk, but some believe the city-state should step up its efforts now. Danielle Myles reports.

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