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Hopes float high

July 2, 2004

The capitalisation of the Ukrainian stock market is rising on the back of strong economic growth, and the growth is expected to accelerate.

Steady as she goes

July 2, 2004

Malaysia’s central bank governor Tan Sri Dato Zeti Akhtar Aziz tells Brian Caplen why she is focusing on economic stability, and discusses Islamic banking, keeping the dollar peg and relations with China.

Boom-to-bust cycles signal need for reform

July 2, 2004

The latest high in China’s repeated boom-to-bust story has spurred the government into corrective action with a new austerity campaignwhile the central bank is continuing with reform of the banking sector. Louise do Rosario reports from Shanghai.

Banks keen to transform their revenue structure

July 2, 2004

South Korea’s banks have been suffering wide profit swings. Park Sang-soo reports from Seoul on their efforts to find alternative sources of income to beef up their profitability.

Fresh investors wanted

July 2, 2004

In a bid to boost South Korea’s sluggish economy, the government has revised asset management laws to encourage the growth of private equity funds. But the move has its opponents, as Kim Ji-hyun reports.

Re-election seals reforms

July 2, 2004

Chen Shui-bian’s victory in retaining his hotly contested presidency has set Taiwan firmly on the road to modernisation. Dennis Engbarth reports from Taipei.

New incentive for M&A

July 2, 2004

Dennis Engbarth reports on Taiwan’s first successful, officially-backed managed exit from the banking market.

Risk is beginning to lift

July 2, 2004

Market players are once more eyeing up Indonesia’s banks, indicating a return of confidence but, as Tim Johnston reports from Jakarta, the long-term outlook is by no means certain.

Shaken but still standing

July 2, 2004

In the past decade, the Bolivian banking system has faced economic crises brought on by social unrest but has withstood them. Jason Mitchell reports from La Paz.

Ready for stage two reforms

July 2, 2004

Mozambique’s prime minister, Luisa Diogo, tells James Eedes about the country’s immense progress in the past decade and its plans for future reforms.

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