The European Magazine


Balancing power

Mark Carney arrived at the Bank of England with a reputation for achieving results under difficult circumstances. So how’s he getting on? Finbarr Toesland looks back over his opening period in office, and assesses the challenges that lie ahead


Danish delights

The essence of Copenhagen is the city’s ability to combine total style and sophistication with a heart-warming atmosphere. The food’s pretty good too. Sherelle Jacobs explores


The economics of change

An interview with international business advisor and author Dr Ram Charan


What does it take to win with innovation?

Organisations that can harness their data for policy, scientific, technical and market purposes are going to be the inners.
IBM Distinguished Engineer, Dr Trevor Davis, explains why


Sukuk: An international asset class

The global sukuk market is enjoying increasing prominence, with major financial centres, such as Luxembourg, recognising its importance


Working for the cause

Out of the world’s 25 leading philanthropists, 24 are from the USA. One of these is Jon M Huntsman Sr, who has donated billions over the years to many causes, with cancer research his leading priority. Mercedes Amézola went to meet him


Unlocking regional resources for regional development

A forthcoming World Economic Forum meeting will discuss how enhancing cross-regional assets and forming innovative partnerships can boost growth across Europe, MENA and Eurasia. Nicholas Davis has the details


Playing with ideas

An interview with Yesim Kunter, futurist and Play expert


The Proteak standard: Making forestry matter

Since its creation in 2000, Proteak has defied forestry sector paradigms by maximising the value of each component along an integrated value chain, maintaining the highest environmental and social standards along the way


Six popular commodities, currencies and stocks you should be trading

In March, UFX answered the question “What should I trade?” with four forex insights for 2014. This time, the regulated online broker picks two commodities, two currencies and two stocks that seem to provide limitless opportunities to make money on the markets


The rise of Europe’s unicorns

New research shows Europe’s ability to churn out multi-million dollar enterprises – known as unicorns – rivals the United States. However, these firms, which often explode onto the scene from nowhere, face formidable challenges. Sherelle Jabobs reports


Southern Africa Making the world rethink a region

After FedEx Express acquired Supaswift businesses in southern Africa earlier this year, David Binks visited the region to gain an on-the-ground view of the local market. Here, he reveals why trade with Europe, SME growth, and global-local logistics partners, are priming the region to become a future commercial hub