fDi Markets Newswire:

eu building

EU directive causes uncertainty for foreign investors

The EU has finalised a new directive regulating private equity and hedge funds. But how it differentiates between EU and non-EU managers could have serious implications reports Polly Botsford

African finance ministers

Unabashed: African finance ministers chart course to growth

Courtney Fingar interviews the finance ministers of Cape Verde, Rwanda and Senegal at the IMF-World Bank annual meetings. Read the round-up

Antony Jenkins, head of Barclays Retail

View from the C-suite: Antony Jenkins, head of Barclays Retail

Barclays sees great long-term opportunities in banking in Africa, where some countries are enjoying strong economic growth, the CEO of its retail division tells Peter Guest. Nigeria is the most obvious location for the bank to make significant investment, but there are openings in many parts of the continent

JPMorgan to recruit 100 engineers for Scots centre

JPMorgan is expanding its Glasgow-based European Technology Centre (ETC) by creating 100 new jobs.

Services: the new frontier

Today, some 60% of the world FDI stock is in the services sector, in both developed and developing countries. The share of this sector in FDI flows is slightly higher. This is not surprising, as it reflects the sectoral structure of home and host countries: in developed countries, the services sector accounts for about two-thirds of GDP, in developing ones for more than half.

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