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  • Lee: speed up fund reform

    Singapore prime minister joins calls for quota overhaul

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Gulf able to meet oil-thirsty Asian demand boom

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • De Rato: expect another crisis

    Fund managing director warns against complacency

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Global imbalances shunned

    South Africa’s finance minister Trevor Manuel says IMF failed to tackle global economic imbalances in Singapore

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Indrawati slams Bank agenda

    Institution “a preacher not a partner”

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Spence to head commission on growth

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Debt relief a plus as Iraqis, backers talk up staggering economy

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • New Latin development bank takes shape

    Venezuelan official says outlines of new institution discussed in Singapore

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Tied up in Knots over Argentine Bonds

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Potential global shock from Asia giants will be limited, study says

    New World Bank research puts China and India economies in perspective

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Corruption debate rages on

    Development Committee chairman says opinion still divided

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Bank sub-sovereign funding gets kick

    World Bank launches new municipal finance initiative

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Mexico foreshadows divergences in next IMF Reform Debate

    • 19 Sep 2006
  • Analysis round-up

    This week: inflation in Brazil, markets price in interest hikes in Central Europe, political risk in Taiwan and South Africa's robust growth

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • The custodian

    In an exclusive interview with Emerging Markets, Russia’s finance minister Aleksei Kudrin attempts to calm fears that economic reforms have not gone deep enough

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Markets must tap savings pool

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Islamic regulation dilemma

    Malaysia defends tighter system

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • A dangerous turn

    The Polish government’s political attack on the country’s central bank has dark repercussions for longer-term economic stability, warns its besieged governor, Leszek Balcerowicz

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Too little too late

    Hungarian prime minister Ferenc Gyurcsany has reiterated his determination to implement a swingeing programme to cut the budget deficit and restore fiscal discipline, despite growing scepticism from the markets

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Lone vote of confidence

    As Russia gears up to elect Putin’s successor, markets fear that Kremlin politics might stymie essential reforms. Not so, says Russia’s finance minister, Aleksei Kudrin

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Asian currency gets boost

    ACU not a “trojan horse” to attack dollar

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Call to double education aid

    Donors are not honouring pledges

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Growth: the new prospect of post-soviet god

    Populism, corruption and the redistribution of property pose the biggest threats to the ex-Soviet Union’s new-found dynamism

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • What investors really think about emerging markets

    Emerging Markets asked 20 investors – emerging markets specialists and global fund managers – three key questions: What is the biggest risk to the asset class? What changes have you made to your portfolio since the start of the year? What’s your best piece of investment advice for the coming year? Here are the results

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Why Doha died

    Emerging Markets asks US trade negotiator Susan Schwab and India’s trade minister Kamal Nath how the battle lines have been redrawn – and what happens next

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Quota struggle over soul of Fund

    Governors at odds on voting plan

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Balancing act

    Turkey has taken a battering amid heightened global market volatility this year. Inflation is creeping up, and the current account deficit looks more unwieldy than for years. But, say analysts, the longer-term outlook is still solid. Oonagh Leighton reports.

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Lebanon gets record grant

    Bank set to approve $70m for reconstruction. Our survival at stake, says economy minister

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Spotlight falls on Fund resources

    Senior officials vow to deal with negative incentives

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Counterpunch in Kiev

    Viktor Yanukovich is back in power, less than two years since the much vaunted Orange Revolution that saw him humiliated. But a series of controversial political appointments has already muddied the waters – again

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Dollar threat downgraded

    Former US Treasury secretary says possible Iran reserves move is constrained

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • Plea for urgency

    Global public goods need $15 billion a year

    • 18 Sep 2006
  • The curse of oil

    Prices are sky high, but many factors are distorting the picture. Emerging Markets asked the experts to reassess oil market fundamentals, the facts about supply and demand, and the prospects for producer-consumer dialogue

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • The pains of reform

    Egypt’s much vaunted economic reforms are reaching a critical moment. Finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali tells Emerging Markets that growth will redress the most pressing problems – poverty and unemployment. But the challenges run deep

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Too close for comfort? Dangers of the new Sino-African partnership

    China has the capacity to make or break Africa’s hopes of becoming a global manufacturing hub – new trade and investment deals could be worth more than combined development bank assistance to the continent. But they come at a political price

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Doha failure hits Africa hard

    ADB chief warns development targets not likely

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Economic meltdown in Palestine

    Banks struggle on, but the economy in the West Bank and Gaza is facing ruin, and the Palestinian Authority may not survive. Emerging Markets talks to Palestinian Monetary Authority governor George Abed

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • No oil on troubled waters

    Controversy has dogged the Chad-Cameroon pipeline since it was first conceived. As Chad’s president diverts revenues for military use, the World Bank faces mounting pressure to withdraw support

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Iran extends privatisation push

    Plans mooted for first wave corporate bond issuance

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Fighting the system

    African governors are up in arms over plans to reform the IMF’s quota system – which may leave Africa worse off than before. South Africa’s finance minister Trevor Manuel will be key in efforts to forge a compromise. In an interview with Emerging Markets, he discusses the struggle for representation

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Asia finance chiefs demand action on imbalances

    Adverse sentiment on IMF must be overcome

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Avian flu fight gets boost

    World Bank pledges funds as bankers assess cost of impact

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • After the fall

    The crash that lopped off 30% from Saudi stock market value is a thing of the past. A new wave of public offerings and banking activity is just what the Kingdom’s financial sector needs to get back on its feet

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Sharp divide on Africa loans

    US urges China to curb new lending to region

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • The trouble with the Bank

    World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz is drawing fire over his strategy – and how he’s implementing it. Is this the beginning of the end of the world’s foremost development institution?

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • “China can deal with bad loans”

    Banking chief says problem could return, but he is ready

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Growth: the new post-Soviet god

    Populism, corruption and property redistribution pose the biggest threats to Russia's new-found dynamism, writes the IIE's Anders Aslund.

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Thai minister: deadlock no impediment

    Political stalemate will not disrupt key economic goals, says finance minister

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Bank gamble a potential “disaster”

    Questions raised over merging of departments

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Africa needs aid, not talk

    Private capital flows alone will not meet MDGs, ministers warn

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • For whom the road tolls

    Infrastructure is the new vogue with pension funds, and even private equity is getting serious about the sector. But interest rates are rising – and suddenly, it’s a whole lot more difficult

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Euro set to soar amid robust growth

    Eurozone officials reach consensus

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Still waters

    Despite record oil windfalls, a nuclear crisis and political upheaval could herald economic stagnation for Iran

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Passing the torch

    The sudden departure of reformist finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala casts a pall over the country’s booming fortunes. Central bank governor Charles Soludo tells Emerging Markets why the battle is far from lost

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Protectionist fears descend

    WTO chief warns of entrenched positions on Doha

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Zhou rejects reform pressure

    China central bank chief defiant on eve of US Treasury visit

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • “Living dangerously is part of our business”

    Petrobras chief Jose Sergio Gabrielli wants the world to embrace diversified fuel sources. He tells Emerging Markets about Brazil’s pioneering role in the fast-growing bio-fuel industry and why renewed leadership is essential for energy security

    • 17 Sep 2006
  • Fund: Latin nations must speed reforms

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Back, by popular demand

    President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is almost guaranteed re-election when Brazilians head to the polls next month, shrugging off corruption concerns

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Oh lucky man

    In his first interview with the foreign press since taking office last month, Peru’s finance minister Luis Carranza lays out his plans for fiscal reform. Unlike his predecessors, he might just get away with it

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Rewriting history

    Peru’s recently inaugurated Peruvian president Alan Garcia has watched his popularity surge after barely a few weeks in office. Will he escape the spectre of his first disastrous presidency this time around? A deal with the IMF is the first attempt to do so

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • The man who would be king

    Former Argentine economy minister Roberto Lavagna looks set to run for president. A newcomer to electoral politics, he is banking on his past track record to unseat likely incumbent Nestor Kirchner. The facts, he tells Emerging Markets, speak for themselves

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Man of the people

    Evo Morales has brought a sense of calm to a troubled Andean nation that’s had four presidents in the last three years. But critics warn that a benign global economic climate is masking the damage being wrought by the nationalist policies of Bolivia’s untested leader

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Forgiving original sin: Why the move from sovereign debt to local markets and corporates will last

    Doubts may linger about how long emerging markets can retain their sheen. But the shift in the portfolio runs deep – and investors will likely need to increase their exposure over time

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Battle lines drawn over Iran

    US pushes G7 to toughen stance on “terrorist financing”

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • China and India defend currency stance

    Domestic reforms first, say officials

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • “Our model is for an economy based on solidarity”

    Emerging Markets met Bolivian finance minister Luis Arce last month in La Paz. Arce, 42, worked for more than a decade at Bolivia’s central bank before taking the finance ministry job in president Evo Morales’ government. Here, he describes his vision for a new era in Bolivia’s economic development

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Widening the waterway

    A long awaited expansion of the Panama Canal looks set to reshape the dynamics of global trade – so long as Panamanians approve the project in a referendum next month

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Down and out?

    The firebrand nationalist who almost clinched Peru’s presidency this summer should be shoring up his position as opposition leader. Instead, Ollanta Humala has all but disappeared

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Russia killing puts focus on governance

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • IMF risks “mission creep”

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • An embarrassment of riches

    The copper boom has whetted the appetite of Chileans for a bigger slice of the national pie – raising fears that the country’s hallmark fiscal prudence will succumb to political pressure for higher spending. In an interview with Emerging Markets, finance minister Andres Velasco says he will stand firm

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Sting in the tail

    Felipe Calderon may have won Mexico’s recent presidential election, but his opponent Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will remain a potent challenge

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Reform voices

    EM asks finance leaders their verdict

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Pakistan governor defiant on investment

    Central bank boss at odds with critics who warn of $7 billion funding gap

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Boediono slams Indonesia track record

    Economics czar pledges infrastructure push

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Police clampdown as Lee laments lack of dissent

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • The dollar’s descent

    Fears of the greenback’s demise are growing, especially as central banks increasingly move to diversify their reserves. How far will the reserve managers go – and could the dollar lose its international role?

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Not a moment too soon

    As shareholders weigh up the IMF’s future, its managing director Rodrigo de Rato tells Emerging Markets why he thinks his plans for a revamp are long overdue

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Markets face crunch

    IIF warns on capital flows

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Back on the map?

    A long awaited expansion of the Panama Canal looks set to reshape the dynamics of global trade – so long as Panamanians approve the project in a referendum next month

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • The odd couple

    Brazil’s central bank president Henrique Meirelles and new finance minister Guido Mantega have been spared confrontation, thanks to a resilient economy. The awkward economic duo – widely expected to clash on policy – tell Emerging Markets why they’re now singing from the same cheerful sheet

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • G7 downplays economic risks

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • All the right things

    A hard line on security and a surging economy might have propelled Colombia’s president Alvaro Uribe to a second term, but there are dark spots on the horizon. His finance minister Alberto Carrasquilla tells Emerging Markets how he plans to keep investment on track

    • 16 Sep 2006
  • Mexico gridlock resolved

    Political standoff abates as presidential contender backs down

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • Economies have ‘proved resilient’ to oil shock

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • Battle erupts over graft focus

    Wolfowitz corruption focus draws fire from shareholders

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • A disaster waiting to happen?

    Developing economies have done much to stave off the threat of financial crisis. But, says Tim Adams, more work must be done at once to guard against the coming storm

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • Opportunity lost

    A $7 billion shortfall in foreign investment threatens to show up a lack of discipline in Pakistan’s policy-making

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • Challenge or threat?

    South-east Asia must respond strategically to Chinese and Indian growth by ramping up the pace of integration, says Goh Chok Tong, Singapore’s senior minister. But the more profound task is to safeguard regional security

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • Divisions deepen over slowdown

    US Treasury dismisses warnings as experts sound the alarm

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • Upbeat for now

    Heng Swee Keat, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, has a lot to be happy about – thanks to a robust economic outlook. But inflation remains the big threat

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • A new order of things

    Slammed by critics on the political left and right, Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh has stuck to his guns on India’s nuclear deal with the US. Although it goes some way towards meeting the country’s energy needs, the political fallout could be immense

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • Larry Summers in his own words

    Former US Treasury secretary Larry Summers tells Emerging Markets about his concerns for the world economy, US leadership and managing risk

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • Boom-town blues

    How Australia handled its housing market downturn is instructive for the United States. But US policy-makers have their hands tied.

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • IFC chief calms bank fears

    Denies competition with commercial banks, stresses institution’s governance role

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • The coming of the storm

    The global economy faces its gravest challenge in years as a sharp US slowdown looms. The adjustment could get ugly

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • Telling it like it is

    In an exclusive interview, Japanese finance minister Sadakazu Tanigaki lays out his plans to secure Japan’s economic recovery if he succeeds Junichiro Koizumi as prime minister next month

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • A touch of anxiety?

    Heng Swee Keat, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, has a lot to be happy about – thanks to a robust economic outlook. But inflation remains the big threat

    • 15 Sep 2006
  • When the party’s over

    China’s investment boom is unsustainable – but the state sector is ignoring the warnings. A soft landing seems less likely than ever

    • 15 Sep 2006

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 90.95 318 9.08%
2 Citi 79.28 298 7.91%
3 BofA Securities 67.23 266 6.71%
4 Barclays 59.53 235 5.94%
5 Goldman Sachs 48.52 170 4.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 4.09 13 10.66%
2 BofA Securities 3.98 14 10.39%
3 Citi 3.21 13 8.39%
4 Commerzbank Group 2.27 8 5.92%
5 Deutsche Bank 2.16 16 5.64%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Suisse 2.84 5 13.11%
2 JPMorgan 1.90 14 8.76%
3 Barclays 1.75 12 8.06%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.69 11 7.78%
5 Citi 1.63 13 7.55%