Mongolia joins ADB currency-linked bond wagon

Mongolia has raised $7m development capital through an ADB currency-linked bond issue for a sustainable milk…

FTSE 250 welcomes in green, healthcare and social housing funds

FTSE 250: The growing demand for renewable energy, social housing and, of course,  healthcare featured strongly…

Work starts on India’s high-speed bullet train as rail network crumbles

India’s dream of enjoying the benefits of high-speed bullet transportation came one step closer to reality…

ADB pledges $5bn to India’s ECEC East Coast Economic Corridor

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)  yesterday committed $5bn to develop infrastructure along India’s East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC)…

IFC signs up insurance giants to tackle Asian infrastructure needs

The IFC yesterday announced that it had teamed up with the Prudential’s Asian asset management business…

Dhaka hoping for $40bn infrastructure boost from Xi visit to Bangladesh

Xi visit to Bangladesh: As President Xi Jinping prepares to become the first Chinese head of state…

$100m CAREC motorway becomes first ADB-AIIB co-financed project

 CAREC motorway: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) yesterday agreed to lend Pakistan  $100m to complete the remaining 64km…

Tajikistan looks to EBD to fund Nurek Hydro Power plant

Tajikistan is negotiating with  Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and several other financial institutions to raise the…

Azerbaijan sells $1bn Southern Gas Corridor Eurobond

Southern Gas Corridor Eurobond: Azerbaijan’s Southern Gas Corridor company has raised $1bn in a 10-year Eurobond at a…

EU warns major European banks off placing Russian Eurobonds

A number of large  European banks including BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse Group, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and UBS…

Russian eurobond issue to go ahead with or without US participation

Russian eurobond issue: Russia is to go ahead with plans to raise finance through a $3bn eurobond…

Russia sues Ukraine over $3bn debt

Russia sues Ukraine: Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at London’s High Court after the two…

Almaty looking to borrow $8bn to fund Kazakh road construction programme

Kazakh road construction:  Kazakhstan is looking to raise $8bn in loans to fund its 4,700km road construction…

IMF ready to offer Azerbaijan rescue package ‘without preconditions’

Azerbaijan rescue package: The IMF is ready to help Azerbaijan”without any preconditions,” its  Managing Director Christine Lagarde said…

Azerbaijan to issue $2bn Southern Gas Corridor bonds

Southern Gas Corridor bonds: Azerbaijan is getting ready to go on the road next month in a bid…

Hong Kong bankers out to capture major slice of OBOR project financing

Hong Kong bankers and private equity players are on a mission to capitalise on the infrastructure financing opportunities that China’s…

Chinese banks agree to finance Jordanian shale projects

Jordanian shale: The Bank of China and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)  yesterday agreed…

ADB-AIIB cooperation ‘win-win’ situation – Nakao

ADB-AIIB: Cooperation between the  Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the newly-formed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will…

Russia to take Ukraine through UK courts over eurobond default

Eurobond default: Russia is going to file a  lawsuit against Ukraine after Kiev failed to repay its $3bn Eurobond…

Ukraine set to default on $3bn Russian bond debt as tensions escalate

Russian bond debt: Ukraine has said that it does not intend  to repay the $3 billion…

Islamic Development Bank invited to invest in TAPI pipeline project

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) was this weekend  invited to invest in the 1,735km TAPI pipeline project…

Rio Tinto and Mongolia set to sign $6bn Oyu Tolgoi financing agreement

The Mongolian government and Rio Tinto will officially sign an agreement finalising terms for the financing…

Putin threatens legal action over $3bn Ukraine debt after IMF softens rules

Ukraine debt: Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday told his government to take Ukraine to court if…

Japan on track to build first bullet train for India in $14.6bn deal

Bullet train for India: Japan is this week expected to be formally granted the rights to…