Jonathan Rogers graduated from Oxford University in 1986 where he read Politics, Philosophy and Economics. That year he joined Nomura International , attending the company’s graduate trainee programme at Nomura Securities’ headquarters in Tokyo. He worked as an institutional bond salesman for Nomura in London for five years, covering central banks and institutions in Scandinavia. He subsequently worked on the institutional sales desk at Long Term Credit Bank of Japan in London before moving on to the derivatives and structured note desk at First National Bank of Chicago in London. Jonathan joined IFR Asia in 2003 as syndicated loans editor and subsequently became debt capital markets editor in 2005. He is currently IFR Asia’s chief analyst, credit.
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INDIA, UNDER PRIME Minister Narendra Modi, is embarking on a renewable energy drive of staggering ambition. He’s aiming to ramp up energy production from renewables to a massive 200GW by 2022. The scale of that ambition is vast: the current levels of energy derived in India from renewable energy – largely consisting of wind and solar power – is estimated at around 6GW.
Country’s renewable energy push is a huge opportunity for global finance, says Jonathan Rogers.
When it comes to Malaysia, capital markets and politics make a dangerous mix.