Proposed South African Bank Amendment Could Challenge Investors
Investors looking for opportunity have flocked to South Africa with the country drawing the most foreign direct investment (FDI) of sub-Saharan African nations, according to Ernst & Young’s “Attractiveness 2014” survey.
Investors Beware: Catalan Independence Could Upset Spain's Economy
Catalonia is moving toward independence from Spain. The result could mean trouble for the Spanish economy and investors need to be aware.
Danish Bonds Endangered by Foreign Investors?
The influx of foreign investors buying Danish covered mortgage bonds has introduced an element of risk that wasn’t present before.
Closing Irish Tax Loophole May Spook Corporations but Not Economy
The Celtic Tiger is baring its claws in a different way these days.
Tunisia in Good Position for Growth
Here are four reasons why Tunisia has a lot going for it.
Sanctions on Russia Hit Finland’s Economy
Reduced tourism and spending add to Finland’s woes as S&P cuts its rating.
‘Umbrella Revolution’ Puts Hong Kong Center Stage
Hong Kong is making headlines across the world, and China doesn’t quite know what to do about it.
UPDATE: Scotland Votes “No” on Independence
On September 18, Scotland voted “No” on independence from the U.K. by a 55%-to-45% margin.
New Suriname Gold Mine Opens Opportunities for Frontier Market Investors
For investors in frontier markets, the development of Newmont’s new Merian gold mine may signal the start of yet another potential investment opportunity.
Enforcement Roundup: Standard Chartered to Pay $300M, Cut Services
In another enforcement action, the SEC charged a former bank exec and his friend with insider trading.