Between a Rock and a Hard Place: UK Discovers the Hard Limits of Its ‘Newfound’ Sovereignty

It is not a good time to be a supporter of Brexit. If spin were a tradeable commodity, all would

World Bank on COVID-19 in Africa: Can Safety Nets Ease Social and Economic Impacts?

Across the world, governments have geared up to respond to the socio-economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic. Early action in

Otaviano Canuto: Brazil, South Korea – Two Tales of Climbing an Income Ladder

The “middle-income trap” has captured many developing countries: they succeeded in evolving from low per capita income levels, but then

Nouriel Roubini and Brunello Rosa: Europe’s Non-Hamiltonian Muddle

This past week, the European Commission unveiled a plan to help European countries manage the Great Depression-scale shock from COVID-19.

Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the IMF: Europe and the Global Recovery in 2021

We are at a point in our history where it is paramount to concentrate on what this crisis entails, what

PwC Africa: Africa’s Finance Leaders Take Steps to Ensure the Safety of Workers

As lockdown regulations are eased all over the world, business leaders are recognising that they have a critical role to

Lord Waverley: Making the Case for Emerging Markets

The world awaits what emerges from post-Covid traumas. States will be required to consider how to balance budgets, how to

How Will the Pandemic Impact Pay Equity Within the Finance Industry?

The financial services industry is at a turning point. Though there is evidence to suggest that the global coronavirus pandemic

Anshula Kant, MD and CFO of the World Bank Group: Power of Capital Markets in the Battle Against COVID-19

Managing Director and World Bank Group CFO Anshula Kant reflects on the crisis engulfing the world, and the opportunities we

Ambareen Musa, Founder & CEO of Souqalmal: From Mauritius with Love for Fintech, and lots of Ambition

Ambareen Musa, founder and CEO of financial aggregator marketplace Souqalmal, sees a glowing future for fintech — and she believes

Asian Development Bank: Urban Transport Can Rebuild to Create a Greener Future

COVID-19 has resulted in drastic changes in travel behaviour. Society must now address how to better manage the mobility of

Jenny Lee, Managing Partner of GGV Capital: ‘Geek’ Mentality Coupled with Passion for Disruption Makes a Neat Niche

The Forbes Global 100 VC Midas list ranks the world’s best dealmakers in hi-tech and life science venture capital investors.