10 01, 2018

Latin America in 2018: Boom or Doom?

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Traditionally, Latin America has been perceived as an attractive destination for investment, supported by a growing middle-class population, low labour costs, and an abundance of natural resources. Despite these opportunities for growth, the region has […]

3 01, 2018

Cryptocurrencys’ Prospects in Asian Markets

By |January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

When Satoshi Nakamoto invented Bitcoin, his vision was that Bitcoin’s growth could be unfettered by central bank and government oversight as well as the effects of inflation. Cryptocurrencies do not rely on central banks as […]

5 12, 2017

Emerging opportunities? STEM in Africa.

By |December 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Advancements in science and technology are pivotal to Africa’s growth trajectory in order to generate significant economic and human capital. In a time of great change such as now, the timeline of future technology largely […]

28 11, 2017
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    Adapting to Climate Change: Agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa

Adapting to Climate Change: Agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa

By |November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Over the past months, eastern and southern African countries have been hit by some of the most severe droughts in recorded history. With estimates of over 11 million people effected in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia […]

21 11, 2017

Will Africa ever overtake BRIC?

By |November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

In a bid to secure access to long-term energy supplies and other raw materials to sustain industralisation and production, China has turned to Africa. A region traditionally characterised by high political and security risks, Africa […]

14 11, 2017

Saudi Aramco and the IPO that was not meant to be

By |November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Last year the crown prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad Bin Salman, announced that Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company would launch an Initial Public Offering (IPO) as part of the Kingdom’s Vision […]

7 11, 2017

Qudian and the Rise of Chinese Fintech

By |November 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The eve of China’s nineteenth party congress brought promising news for Chinese fintech: Qudian, a new loan and microlending platform for consumer and small business, jumped twenty-two percentage points during its IPO debut on the […]

31 10, 2017

The Filipino Conundrum: 90% drop of foreign investments

By |October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

On the 11th of October 2017, The Central Bank of the Philippines announced a massive reduction of foreign equity inflows to the Philippines by 90 percent for the first half of 2017, while net foreign […]

24 10, 2017

Effect of U.S Rate Hikes on Emerging Markets

By |October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

After years of flushing the financial system with easy money through multiple quantitative easing programs and low interest rates, the Federal Reserve has finally started to slowly raise interest rates and begin the challenging process […]

16 02, 2017

Vietnam and the Death of TPP: Better to Have Loved and Lost

By |February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

On the 23rd of January President Donald Trump signed the executive order pulling America out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, formally making the deal “meaningless” in the words of Japan’s Prime Minister […]