Latest articles from Jules Stewart

Lenders remain buoyant amid political waves

January 2, 2008

Bolivia’s banking sector is thriving on the back of a strong economy, despite fears of a political clash with the leftist government of president Evo Morales. Jules Stewart reports.

Big Apple turnover

November 5, 2007

It is not just London that is taking business from New York, Asian markets are also rapidly growing in stature. Jules Stewart explains.

All for one, one for all

November 5, 2007

MiFID allows firms to set up in one EU country and do business anywhere regardless of the rules in each jurisdiction. Jules Stewart explains how this could attract new investment into Europe.

A foreign magnet

September 3, 2007

The republic’s open inward investment programme has attracted huge FDI inflows into tourism, telecoms, mining and manufacturing in free trade zones. Jules Stewart explains.

A firm hand on the purse strings

September 3, 2007

Héctor Valdez Albizu, governor of the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic, tells Jules Stewart how controlling the money supply has led to financial stability.

Back in the black

September 3, 2007

Following the gradual restoration of public and international confidence in the financial sector, the country’s banking system is experiencing strong growth, characterised by diversification and modernisation. Jules Stewart reports.

Optimism for a winning formula

September 3, 2007

Leonel Fernández, president of the Dominican Republic, talks to Jules Stewart about the government’s activities to improve the lives of citizens.

Recovery efforts come to fruition

September 3, 2007

The Dominican Republic has made a startlingly fast return to financial good health but concerns over governance and unemployment remain. Jules Stewart explains.

Privatised industry will pave the way to wealth

May 7, 2007

Zahid Hamid, minister for privatisation and investment, talks to Jules Stewart about his ambitious plans for a modern, industrialised Pakistan.

Financial reform needs a progressive mindset

May 7, 2007

Shamshad Akhtar, governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, talks to Jules Stewart about the influence of the US macroeconomy on Pakistan’s economic landscape and the importance for the developing world in keeping open this window to the West.

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