Jonathan Brooks, head of Mining at Fieldfisher, considers how investor and activist pressure is shifting respect for sustainability and ethics from option to obligation.
The Russian government needs to focus on reforms to maintain a high level of GDP growth and improve global competitiveness, says VTB Capital.
East Capital’s chief economist Marcus Svedberg (pictured) is convinced that Russia joining the World Trade Organisation will positively impact its image in the eyes of foreign investors, but in order to improve its long-term perception the country needs...
Africa has never been better placed for growth than it is now, according to Anthony Eaton, manager of the JM Finn Global Opportunities and JM Finn Africa funds.
Hungary has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Union (EU) for financial aid as its debt pile grows and its currency weakens.
Recent news that Japan was considering buying more eurozone debt to help solve the crisis may have come as a surprise, but data from the Bank for International Settlements, the World Bank and the IMF suggest the country has an envious position in terms...
Taking growth, debt and political factors together, it seems rating agencies and the markets have got something seriously wrong, says East Capital’s chief economist Marcus Svedberg.
Figures from Lipper suggest ethical equity funds under-deliver against their sectors.