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Kazakhstan woos investors in diversification bid

Kazakhstan is bidding to increase outside investment with the development of transport links, privatisations, and a new finance centre in Astana.

Tony Watts

Top tips for EEA financial services firms in the UK post-Brexit

A legal expert breaks down the post-Brexit options for European Economic Area financial services firms passporting into the UK.

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Financial services head for Hessen as Brexit looms

Germany’s Hessen region, home to the financial centre of Frankfurt, is seeing increased interest from firms as Brexit draws ever closer.

Martin Kaspar

What is blockchain – and why should you care?

The news is full of blockchain, but the technology behind it is little understood. And what are its consequences for FDI? Martin G Kaspar explains.

View from Asia: Local disagreements threaten regional achievements

Three of the top five global financial centres are from Asia but if tension from the Korean Peninsula and China escalates, all the progress they have made could unravel, says Lawrence Yeo.

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London still reigns among IFCs... but for how long?

London has long been first choice in Europe for financial services firms to headquarter. Since the Brexit vote, however, global banks are choosing to relocate some or all of their operations to centres such as Dublin and Frankfurt – so where does this leave the UK capital? 

Latam financial services show six-year FDI decline

Latin America has suffered continuous declines in FDI projects and investment between 2011 and 2016 and the trend looks likely to continue this year. Edna Rodriguez reports.

London tops Global Financial Centres Index

London has retained its crown as top of the GFCI 22 rankings, despite current political uncertainty, reports Natasha Turak.

Reforms bring a business-friendly Ukraine

For so long mired in corruption and bureaucratic red tape, in the past three years Ukraine has enacted numerous reforms to improve the climate for doing business. Now, writes Natasha Turak, the battle is on to convince investors that the conflict-affected country is a safe bet.

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Ukreximbank chairman sees reasons for optimism in Ukraine

Oleksandr Hrytsenko, chairman of the board of Ukreximbank JSC, explains how the bank is supporting both domestic and foreign businesses in Ukraine as they reposition away from traditional markets. 

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