Elliot Wilson is a freelance business and finance writer specialising in markets including China, India, Russia, and Africa. He has worked as a journalist in Beijing, Mumbai, London and Hong Kong, writing about the future of emerging markets.
Southeast Asia, a region blessed with huge resources and a surfeit of fast-growing markets, is once again young consumer...Wed Apr 18th, 2018
Few outside Sri Lanka would equate the island with Islamic banking, but the sector is growing fast and pulling in hither...Wed Apr 18th, 2018
Indrajit Coomaraswamy was all but retired when the call came to run Sri Lanka’s central bank. He can’t remember sayi...Wed Apr 18th, 2018
Seven years ago, the Southeast Asian frontier state had no formal banking sector. Now, its big state lenders face being ...Wed Apr 18th, 2018
Scrapping large-tender notes sparks panic; ‘black economy’ crackdown prompts cash squeeze. Chaos and confusion, p...Fri Feb 10th, 2017
ICICI Prudential Life reinvigorates IPOs; slew of smaller listings ready to follow. After several lean years, during ...Fri Feb 10th, 2017