Latest articles from Anindita Ghosh

Dubai eyes Islamic bond

December 23, 2010

The Dubai government may raise up to $1.5bn in new capital through a multi-currency Islamic bond issue in Malaysia to finance its spending needs.

VTB plans landmark renminbi bond issue

December 23, 2010

VTB's renminbi bond will strengthen links between Russia and China VTB's renminbi bond will strengthen links between Russia and China

Panama plans samurai bond

December 8, 2010

Panama's Ministry of Economy and Finance has announced plans to issue its first samurai bond, for up to $500m.

More control: Central bank Governor Lamido Sanusi

Nigeria takes action to absorb bad loans

December 8, 2010

Nigeria's 'bad bank' aims to issue bonds to the value to N2200bn ($15bn) as the country's central bank tries to recapitalise rescued banks and restore lending.

Group ups Iraq investment

December 8, 2010

Global private equity group MerchantBridge has launched an equity fund in Iraq and plans to close a deal of up to $100m in Saudi Arabia in early 2011.

Zhang Yun and Jaspal Singh Bindra

Standard Chartered and AgBank boost strategic co-operation

November 24, 2010

One of China's largest banks, Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank), and UK-based bank Standard Chartered have strengthened ties with a joint venture aimed at deepening strategic co-operation.

The future of sharia banking

November 24, 2010

The aftermath of the crisis has seen the reputation of conservative sharia banking soar. Four experts in the sector look at how this falling into favour is likely to affect sharia finance's short-term and long-term prospects.

Facing up to realities of tougher climate

September 29, 2010

Banks operating in global transaction services (GTS) are challenged by rising costs, shrinking margins and encroaching regulation. Emerging markets, and in particular Asia, are becoming increasingly important to the sector. The Banker asked leading GTS figures about their strategies for maintaining profitability and enhancing competitiveness. Edited by Anindita Ghosh

The future for global markets

July 6, 2010

As global investors try to work out how to best achieve safe and solid returns, The Banker spoke to a group of investment professionals to find out how they are plotting their course around emerging markets, sovereign debt concerns, asset allocation and worldwide growth trends. Edited by Anindita Ghosh

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