Why Azerbaijan’s Debut Eurobond Succeeded
Azerbaijan’s recent 1.25 billion euro, 10-year Eurobond did remarkably well — and not just because the largest nation in the Caucusus region has oil.
Citi’s Baghdad Office Easing Investment Hurdles in Iraq
Citigroup will be the first American lender with an office in Iraq; its presence on the ground will make things a great deal easier for foreigners doing business in the war-torn country.
Pakistan’s New Leader Heartens Investors
Nawaz Sharif’s victory in the recent Pakistani general election sent out a wave of optimism and hope, but Pakistan’s prime minister-elect has his work cut out for him.
Soccer Spurs Gabon to Shoot Beyond Oil
Diversifying Gabon's economy away from oil is the right move for the long term, but its infrastructure and government transparency are still lacking.
Cold Comfort: Russia and Your Investments
Despite political risk and tales of corruption in Russia, investors remain interested in—or at least curious about—investment opportunities there. What do they need to know before investing?