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The re-shaping of Africa’s capital markets

Although African markets do present challenges for global investors, local FMIs (financial market infrastructures) are taking a pragmatic approach towards…

Although African markets do present challenges for global investors, local FMIs (financial market infrastructures) are taking a pragmatic approach towards…

1 Jun 2022

A storm with many fronts: Africa’s COVID recovery faces debt risks

Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are recovering from COVID but debt, inflation and rising interest rates pose new problems.

Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are recovering from COVID but debt, inflation and rising interest rates pose new problems.

26 Apr 2022

Why financial inclusion needs commitment across the capital markets value chain

Financial inclusion plays a critical role in supporting sustainable and resilient capital market environments, particularly in emerging markets. How are…

Financial inclusion plays a critical role in supporting sustainable and resilient capital market environments, particularly in emerging markets. How are…

1 Mar 2022

ESG in Emerging Markets shifts into top gear

Find out how ESG investment in Asia and the Middle East is gaining momentum as investors look to companies globally…

Find out how ESG investment in Asia and the Middle East is gaining momentum as investors look to companies globally…

14 Feb 2022

GCC: Investor appetite growing but risks persist

Find out why investors are scouring emerging economies – especially those in the Middle East – for alpha.

Find out why investors are scouring emerging economies – especially those in the Middle East – for alpha.

24 Jan 2022

Shared values for share values: The overlaps between Islamic and ESG investing

Strategic alignment between ESG and Islamic investing has the potential to unlock new long-term investment trajectories and trends

Strategic alignment between ESG and Islamic investing has the potential to unlock new long-term investment trajectories and trends

7 Dec 2021

The future of custody: How data and technology are transforming conversations

Custodian banks are becoming less like service providers to their customers, and more like strategic partners. While the human element…

Custodian banks are becoming less like service providers to their customers, and more like strategic partners. While the human element…

24 Nov 2021

Collaborate to regulate

How targeted engagement helps investors access emerging markets

How targeted engagement helps investors access emerging markets

27 Sep 2021

China: a long-term opportunity that requires vision, patience and local partnerships

As China’s economy continues to grow, it’s strategic importance to investors continues to rise.

As China’s economy continues to grow, it’s strategic importance to investors continues to rise.

24 Aug 2021

Supporting Islamic finance: How custodians are facilitating the market’s growth

As demand for Shariah-compliant investment products and services grows, leading custodian banks are building innovative solutions to cater for the…

As demand for Shariah-compliant investment products and services grows, leading custodian banks are building innovative solutions to cater for the…

24 Jun 2021

India: Returning back to strength

Why India’s domestic capital markets continue to be an attractive investment for foreign institutions.

Why India’s domestic capital markets continue to be an attractive investment for foreign institutions.

24 Jun 2021

Driving Flows into East Africa

Why are East African capital markets getting the attention of institutional investors?

Why are East African capital markets getting the attention of institutional investors?

2 Jun 2021

Why Taiwan’s markets offer global investors a gateway to Asia

Strong macro fundamentals and an active, accessible securities market attracts foreign investors to Taiwan.

Strong macro fundamentals and an active, accessible securities market attracts foreign investors to Taiwan.

28 May 2021