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Brazil’s new FX low is not the financial record to watch

20 November 2019 |

Brazil’s currency hit an all-time low nominal value on November 18, closing trading at R$4.20 to the dollar.

Interview with Ghela Boskovich at The Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference 2019

19 November 2019 |

Ghela Boskovich, Founder, FemTechGlobal, speaks to Lubna Forzley-Badr, Managing Director, Stories, on the sidelines of The Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference 2019.

Russia’s Sovcombank breaks new ground with equity release loans and ESG

18 November 2019 |

The former consumer finance specialist focuses on collateralized lending and sustainable finance ahead of its planned IPO.

Rameda to breathe life into Egyptian IPO market

15 November 2019 |

Egypt’s equity market has been slow to recover to pre-revolution levels, but liquidity is returning and companies are lining up to list.

India reverses course on Essar Steel decision

15 November 2019 |

The country’s Supreme Court overturns a curveball decision from July, to the benefit of distressed debt investors.

Origin seeks new funding to promote adoption of digital DCM

14 November 2019 |

Origin’s simple, scalable technology solution to the inefficiencies of generating final legal documents for MTNs shows the path to success for fintechs in capital markets.

Flawed floor

14 November 2019 |

The proposal to floor the outputs of internal rating based approaches to bank capital in the latest Basle implementation standards has attracted a lot of controversy. But if industry loses the argument, what are the implications?

India’s risks ‘do not justify Moody’s downgrading’

14 November 2019 |

The country’s risk score is proving quite resilient, despite the softening GDP growth outlook and tensions with Pakistan over Jammu and Kashmir.

What’s behind UBS’s joint venture with Banco do Brasil?

13 November 2019 |

UBS’s country head refuses to comment on whether Banco do Brasil has been given a ‘call option on the bank’s Brazilian IB business’.