Spring 2017

The authors of The Fix, an exposé of the Libor rigging scandal, deserve praise for a gripping tale of greed and incompetence, says George Mitton.

DoctorGulf citizens are spending more than ever on their health, leading to opportunities for investors in the healthcare sector, says Global Investment House.

Oil_pipesThe low oil price caused ratings agencies to significantly lower their assessment of sovereign lenders in the Gulf. Mathias Angonin of Moody’s explains why his agency downgraded three sovereigns in 2016.

Graph_up_boatThe new US president promised tax cuts, deregulation and increased infrastructure spending, but Stefanie Eschenbacher finds that multi-asset managers are becoming increasingly concerned he might overdo the economic stimulus.

Guillermo OrtizSince 2016, Guillermo Ortiz has been a chairman of Latin America’s BTG Pactual. The former central banker of Mexico talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

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Executive Interviews

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: A natural interest in the topic

Mar 08, 2017

Since 2016, Guillermo Ortiz has been a chairman of Latin America’s BTG Pactual. The former central banker of Mexico talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

We’ll launch our first equity fund next year

Dec 08, 2016

Not many banks plant olive trees, but the Bank of Palestine has a social mission. It also has ambitious expansion plans, says chairman Hashim Shawa. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

SOUTH AFRICAN ROUNDTABLE: Spirit of Ubuntu

Mar 08, 2017

The move to a three-day settlement cycle, the appearance of new stock exchanges, and recent rules on hedge funds were discussed by our panel in Cape Town. Chaired by George Mitton.

ROUNDTABLE: Growing pains

Mar 08, 2017

Our panel in Qatar spoke about frustration with regulators, a shortage of listed companies and plans for a new financial city in Doha. Chaired by George Mitton.