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Are African investors getting ahead of themselves?

April 25, 2013

Rwanda's move into the capital markets may not prove to be a wise decision.

Germany must share Cyprus' pain

March 22, 2013

Germany cannot duck its responsibility for the mismanagement of a eurozone system from which its own exporters have benefited greatly.

Size trumps regulation for beached whales

March 22, 2013

The Senate report into JPMorgan's 2012 losses on credit derivatives suggests new capital regulations are just making investment banking groups even more complicated to oversee. But perhaps regulatory confusion will eventually shrink 'too big to fail' banks.

Don't take revenge on the raters for sovereign downgrades

February 25, 2013

Sovereigns taking action against rating agencies are aiming at the wrong target.

Africa needn’t be scared of bond investors

February 25, 2013

Africa's upturn in fortunes in the past few years shows the advantages of having an open economy.

Banks to watch in 2013, Capitec

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. South Africa-based Capitec has been selected for the exponential growth it has achieved in its lending portfolio over the past few years.

Banks to watch in 2013, Alior Bank

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Poland-based Alior Bank has been selected for its unique strategy in the overcrowded Polish market.

Banks to watch in 2013, Bank BTPN

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. With its rapidly expanding micro loans sector and unique and hugely profitable pension loans service, Indonesia-based Bank BTPN is one to watch in 2013.

Banks to watch in 2013, Banco Davivenda

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Colombia-based Banco Davivenda has impressed was selected for its ambitious expansion strategy. 

Banks to watch in 2013, Banco Único

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Opened in mid-2011, Mozambique-based Banco Único is already close to breaking even and its bold ambitions for the future make it one to watch in 2013.

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