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More than half of energy projects miss deadlines: EY

Delays to large-scale energy projects are at risk of making such deals uneconomical for investors, according to a new study by global consultancy Ernst and Young.

India brokers investment deals with Japan

Japan has pledged more than $30bn of investment in India, following a visit by Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, to the country.

North American M&A down in August: Zephyr

According to M&A database Zephyr, mergers and acquisition activity was down in August, compared with July.

Thailand's industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector shows signs of recovery

Investment into Thailand's industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector is starting to pick up, following a period of dwindling investment.

FDI boosts job creation in Americas in 2014

Nearly 100,000 jobs were created through FDI by automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM), business services, renewables and consumer products firms in the Americas in the first six months of 2014.

Revenues up in European A&D sector, says Deloitte

According to a recent study by professional services firm Deloitte, revenues were up in Europe's aerospace and defence sector in 2013.

Burkina Faso targets US investment

On a recent visit to the US, Burkina Faso's president, Blaise Compaoré, set out his plans to court US private investment.

Moulay Hafid Elalamy

Morocco's minister of industry looks to fill the China gap

Wages are on the rise in China, presenting an opportunity for other developing countries to make a play for cost-conscious investors that might have otherwise looked to China. Morocco’s minister of industry, Moulay Hafid Elalamy, tells Courtney Fingar that Morocco is firmly in the mix.

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The African IFCs eyeing Johannesburg's crown

While Johannesburg remains way out in front when it comes to African international finance centres, competition is emerging in Casablanca, Lagos and Rwanda. And though reputational issues may dog much of the continent, it would seem that South Africa will not have everything its own way in the coming years.

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Is crowdfunding a new way to finance FDI?

Crowdfunding is all the rage for trendy independent movies and niche start-ups, but can the technology transfer to the more serious world of FDI? 

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