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ecoligo receives EUR 2.5 million funding from Saxovent

The Berlin start-up ecoligo will receive EUR 2.5 million of funding from Saxovent, an investor specializing in ecological investments. Funding will enable ecoligo to...

InsureTech Startup gets US$6Million funding to provide climate insurance for Ghana farmers

WorldCover, the insuretech startup which launched out of Y Combinator in 2016 and provides affordable satellite enabled climate insurance to smallholder farmers in emerging...
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Africa’s hospitality sector has room for foreign investment

The hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets looks set to profit from foreign investment and an influx of foreign travellers. The emerging markets are...

Telcos stand to gain US$70 billion in digital services in emerging markets

Telecom operators in emerging markets like Ghana stand to benefit from some US$70billion opportunity in digital services if they get their act right. The opportunity...
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ABii National Awarded For Chalking Success

The Institute of Certified Business Analysts and Consultants, (ICBAC) has recognized and awarded ABii National Savings and Loans Limited for successful entry and operation...
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Transparency International rates Odebrecht’s anti-corruption platform as good

The “Transparency in corporate reporting: assessing emerging market multinationals” research studied practices for disclosing information by 100 of the largest multinationals headquartered in 15...
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BRICS to forge development in emerging markets with 1st yuan-denominated bonds

The bank was founded by the BRICS countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa to finance sustainable development in the emerging markets...

Nissan’s Operating Profit Up More Than 34 Percent

The company delivered increased full-year revenues and profitability. Rising demand for new products in North America, Western Europe and China offset the impact of...
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OECD Sites mixed performance in emerging markets

The CLIs, designed to show turning points in economic activity regarding a six-month term in advance, showed CLIs for OECD group as a whole...
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President Mahama to hold bilateral talks with French president

It will be the second such meeting by the two leaders, the first during an official visit to France by President Mahama in 2013....

HSBC targets emerging markets in Malta with new trade fund

A new trade fund was launched Wednesday by HSBC Bank Malta enabling Maltese companies take their business to emerging markets by offering preferential rates...

IMF cautions on possible financial stability risks

Financial stability risks have risen amid a moderate and uneven global economic recovery, and are harder to assess and address after they have rotated...

RICS Calls For Focus On Sustainable Building In Emerging Markets

By Samuel Hinneh The focus on sustainable building in emerging markets around the globe has dwindled resulting in serious threats to the mitigation of climate...

Jovago In Whitelabel Partnership With Safarilink

Jovago?s new Partnership with Safarilink, Kenya?s premier air service enables customers to access online hotel booking options at the time of their flight booking...

Sproxil to launch Mobile Product Authentication

Sproxil, Inc. is ready to launch of its? Mobile Product Authentication (MPA) mobile app for Blackberry 10, joining the company?s portfolio of iOS, Android,...

Turkish economy had a modest year in 2014

For a regular star-performer among emerging markets, the Turkish economy had a modest year in 2014, with the rate of growth easing and the...

China’s manufacturing industry falls

A private survey shows China's factory activity contracting in December? China's factory activity is in contraction, based on a private survey, reinforcing calls for more...
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Real Estate in the Emerging Markets

Growing demand for real estate can fuel Ghana?s economy; according to the maiden research Report dubbed Real Estate in the Emerging Markets released on...

Chiquita turns down merger with Fyffes

Shareholders in banana company Chiquita have voted against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes. As a result, Chiquita will enter talks with Brazil's Cutrale...
Vietnamese authorities have vowed to take a tougher approach to bank regulations

Vietnam’s Ha Van Tham Nabbed For Fraud

One of Vietnam's richest business tycoons has been arrested on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say. Ha Van Tham, a former chairman of the private...

Serbia announces privatization of Tanjug

Serbia announced Friday the privatization of its state news agency Tanjug, calling on interested parties to make bids before November 3. Since the agency is...
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Standard Chartered suspends operation in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered and several other banks have suspended some of their operations in central Hong Kong following mass pro-democracy protests. Bank branches that offer over-the-counter...

Argentina gets backing on US debt row

"Enough vultures - Argentina united around a national cause," reads the poster displayed in Buenos Aires The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a...
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Emerging Markets Must Make Growth Inclusive

Ghanaian leaders and others from emerging economies have not done well to ensure economic growth benefits citizens, that is?according to?eminent economists and policy makers...
GSK is one of the world's biggest drug producers but has come under scrutiny in China ?

China Descends Heavily on GlaxoSmithKline

China has fined UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (?297m) after a court found it guilty of bribery. The record penalty follows allegations the drug giant...
Investors were eager to get in on the ground floor of Alibaba's public stock offering ?

Shares in Alibaba have been priced at $68

Shares in Alibaba have been priced at $68 (?42), the top end of the range, in a sign of strong investor appetite for the...
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Chiquita Banana reject takeover bid by Brazil

Banana firm Chiquita has rejected a takeover bid by Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups, saying it was sticking to its plan to merge with...
Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof flew to New York in July to try to make a deal with hedge funds ?

Argentine bond owners to appeal US ruling

Owners of Argentine bonds marked in euros will appeal against a court order that has blocked payments to the country's creditors. Lawyers for the group...

Chiquita Shares Jump 31% In New York

Two Brazilian companies have made a $611m (?363m) bid for US banana group Chiquita. Juice maker Cutrale and conglomerate Safra have offered $13 a share,...
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Indian bank chief in hot waters

Indian police have arrested the chairman of state-run Syndicate bank, Sudhir Kumar Jain, and several others over allegations of bribery. Mr Jain has been accused...