The momentum behind Greece’s privatisation programme appears to be thawing as it tries to persuade its bailout creditors it is serious about selling off €50bn-worth of state assets.
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While Turkey's economic picture is by no means rosy, due in no small part to its political uncertainty and lack of capital, the country remains one of the stronger performing emerging markets, as demonstrated by its impressive bond market activity in 2016.
The bond market endured a miserable start to 2016, with January dead and February not much better. However, things sparked into life with the record-breaking Anheuser-Busch InBev euro-denominated bond. Edward Russell-Walling speaks to the BNP Paribas team that helped bring the deal to fruition.
Despite a slowing economy, political turbulence and currency depreciation, Turkey’s banks have remained healthy. But rising costs and falling profitability have some in the industry worried, as Tom Stevenson discovers.
When Turkey’s largest private bank, Isbank, issued its first bond in 18 months it opted to go against convention and not embark upon a roadshow. Joanne Hart finds out why.
As the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development celebrates its silver anniversary, president Suma Chakrabarti tells Stefanie Linhardt why the bank is looking south to the Mediterranean and beyond in search of new opportunities.
Serbia, Slovenia and Greece are all considering selling-off assets, but must not let public anger derail the privatisation process.
Lloyds is revealed as the largest participant in the Bank of England's funding for lending scheme, having drawn nearly half of all funds since the scheme began in 2012.
Having shed two of its assets – the exchanges of Budapest and Ljubljana – the CEE Stock Exchange Group, with owner Vienna Stock Exchange at the helm, is steering a new strategic course. Its aim, as Stefanie Linhardt reports, is to become a leading service provider for central and eastern Europe's exchanges.