3 Big Concerns About Nicaraguan Canal Plan
Second-poorest country in the Americas could lose out, destroy natural assets in quest for growth.
Indonesian Reforms Key for Economic Growth, Investment Opportunities
There's a number of different and interesting investment opportunities in Indonesia, in sectors as diverse as utilities and financial services.
Can EU Anti-Allergy Regulations Sour Perfume’s Scents?
Should investors worry that new rules on perfume ingredients will taint the sweet smell of profits? It depends.
Germany Still Industry Leader Despite Industrial Output Drop
A 1.8% decline in German industrial output, the sharpest plunge in more than two years, caused concern recently.
Banco do Brasil Sharia Fund Spurring Investor Interest
A growing Islamic market and a growing emerging market—what’s not to like?
Kenya’s Eurobond, Rwanda’s ‘Enthusiasm’ Seen as Big Investment Opportunities
Portfolio manager Peter Thoms says that young Rwandans are "determined to make something of their country" and that Kenya is aching for foreign cash.
Spain’s Troubles Run Deeper Than Economic Improvement
Spain’s troubles started long before the abdication of King Juan Carlos, and it will take more than a change on the throne to relieve them.
Iraq Crisis May Lift Iran Oil Prospects
Does Iran have a role to play with respect to the future of global oil market dynamics as the conflict in Iraq continues to escalate?
Tightened Conflict Mineral Regulations Could Pinch Unwitting Investors
The island of Jersey has recently made headlines over alleged failures to take action against purveyors of “blood gold.”
Despite Egypt’s Turmoil, Investors Hopeful About Business Climate
Some investors see Egypt’s new president and one of his top appointees as a stabilizing force for the country’ economic prospects.