Asia Pacific: China – Beijing Leaves Washington in the Dust with New Multilateral Bank

Washington missed the boat on the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Both the United States and Japan declined to join the new multilateral...

The King and III

As Johannesburg’s Stock Exchange awaits the next incarnation of its ground-breaking code of corporate governance, Business Vision’s NAOMI MAJID examines the legacy of the...
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Brazilian meeting shines light on potential of fintech future

JOSÉ Lino Sepulcri, president of the Espírito Santo Trade Federation, and Gutman Uchôa de Mendonça, the regional director of the association of Brazilian banks...

Latin America: As Nations Mature Some Are Left Behind

Devoid of subtlety, headlines often fail to convey the real story. While the bumbling and stumbling governments of Brazil and Venezuela dominate the news...

Mohamed A El-Erian: Is the Perfect Storm Over for Markets?

Earlier this year, financial markets around the world were forced to navigate a perfect storm – a violent disruption fuelled by an unusual amalgamation...

Latin America: Emulating the Success of a Few

At this year’s gathering of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Latin America is expected to claim centre stage. With some of the region’s...

Anders Åslund: The Submerging Market Threat

It is time to put the rise of the emerging economies in perspective. The rapid economic growth in much of the developing world since...
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Brazil: Eternal Country of the Future

Can the South American giant emerge stronger from its latest crisis? By Jason Agnew “Brazil é o pais do futuro e sempre será.” It was a...
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Structured Deal

Massive conglomerate in China takes an unusual step by revealing the complex details of its ownership, internal make-up, and investments. In an age of...

Financing the Future: Leveraging the Power of Investment

Projected growth rates for emerging economies are slowing down. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects their convergence with more advanced economies to take place...