Impact investing and philanthropic capital can and should work together to channel financial resources into building a more resilient post-Covid world.
Infrastructure projects in emerging and frontier markets are seldom financially viable on their own – which is where 'patient capital' comes in.
The World Bank's Mindanao Trust Fund-Reconstruction and Development Project delivers support to some of the poorest areas of Mindanao, in the Philippines.
Sustainable finance is the practice of taking environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations into account when making investment decisions.
130 countries, representing 90% of global GDP, have backed plans to introduce a minimum global corporate tax rate, in talks hosted by the OECD.
In developing countries, net zero will require huge amounts of renewable energy investment. Here are 5 ways policy-makers can smooth the way for this much-needed finance.
The term crowdfunding was coined in 2006 but having a large number of people contribute to a cause has occurred throughout human history.
G7 finance ministers will vow to support their economies as they emerge from the pandemic and reach an 'ambitious' deal on a minimum global corporate tax, a draft communique reveals.
A new report by AfricArena predicts that venture capital funding for African startups will reach a record of $2.25 billion and $2.8 billion this year.
The share of US dollar reserves held by central banks fell to its lowest level in 25 years - partly due to the declining role of the US dollar in the global economy.
Demand for traditional office and retail space has dropped in the COVID-19 pandemic. This could threaten financial stability, says the IMF, but policy can help.
Attention is turning away from old-style 'debt-for-nature swaps' to new instruments like 'nature performance bonds' that could help achieve climate goals.
Research shows that better data could help unlock the finance to meet spiking need and bridge a multi-billion-dollar gap in humanitarian aid.
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization. Economist Dr Monica Orisadare discusses her achievement.
Research by Statista shows that Nigerians are most likely to use cryptocurrency, with 32% last year saying they owned or used it.