Political will for business reform is a key factor in Nigeria, Kenya and Morocco climbing the World Bank's Doing Business rankings.
Africa will require some $100 billion each year to close its infrastructure gap. Yet less than half of that is currently financed.
Parents of daughters make better investors than those with sons, according to Harvard research.
As sovereign wealth funds around the world grow in size and number, they are becoming increasingly powerful players on the global financial scene.
Could Islamic finance increase access to funds and bridge the infrastructure gap in Africa?
The for-benefit sector is developing its own, unique operating system that could change how business, governments and non-profits work and address the world's biggest problems.
Towns and cities around the world are revealing their hidden waterways.
Thomson Reuters data shows Chinese acquisitions in the 68 countries officially linked to the Belt and Road initiative have already beaten last year's total value.
China’s economic power and military muscle have grown at breakneck speed. But there are other areas in which the Asian giant is rapidly becoming a world leader.
An estimated $150 billion of green bonds will be issued in 2017. Here's why everyone's rushing to eco-friendly investment.
Japan plans to send a manned mission to the moon.
Volvo’s self-driving cars are ‘confused’ by the hopping of kangaroos.
Five actions that matter to the future of Aid-for-Trade.
The latest list of the 'dominant companies of the future' is populated overwhelmingly by Chinese and American enterprises.
There's a good reason why more than 90% of adults in Mongolia and Iran have a bank account: without one you can't get money from the government.