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Henrik Raber

Standard Chartered sees bright spots for emerging markets capital flows

December 22, 2022

Although economic challenges remain, Standard Chartered’s head of global credit markets is optimistic there will be several positive drivers for capital markets activity in 2023.

Leveraged finance

Leveraged finance: darkest before dawn?

December 7, 2022

The outlook for leveraged finance in the short term seems bleak, though there are reasons to be hopeful looking further ahead.


CapitaLand Ascott Trust takes responsible path to growth

November 28, 2022

The real estate investor argues its focus on the environmental credentials of its buildings will deliver long-term value. 

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia initiative targets capital market growth

November 24, 2022

The country’s capital market regulator aims to bolster digitisation and SME access to finance, but it is failing to address fundamental problems.


A new playbook for private equity dealmaking?

November 24, 2022

With market conditions tightening, how is private equity evolving its approach to stay in the game?

Andrew Karp

Bank of America becoming a go-to bank for ESG financing and advisory

November 18, 2022

The bank’s head of ESG advisory and financing solutions explains why he expects no let-up in client demand for support in navigating the increasingly complex ESG landscape.

BNP Paribas team Dec

BNP Paribas embraces tokenisation for project finance bonds

November 14, 2022

A cross-bank effort demonstrated the clear potential for bond tokenisation to make a big impact in project finance and other types of bond issuance, including for smaller issuers who may struggle to access the markets. 

Dubai Islamic

The Banker’s Top Islamic Financial Institutions 2022

November 3, 2022

Demand for Islamic banking continues to grow across Asia, while Saudi banks reap the benefits of high oil prices and a surging mortgage market.

Raj Paranandi

MarketAxess on delivering intuitive and practical innovations

October 28, 2022

The electronic trading platform MarketAxess continues to evolve its trading tools and protocols in response to client demand, with recent market volatility increasing clients’ appetite for innovation says Raj Paranandi.

Boston harbour

Massachusetts prints bumper social bond

October 27, 2022

The US state overcame structural complexity and market volatility to raise $2.6bn in funds. 

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