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Browse additional economic indicators and data sets, selected by <em>Global Finance</em> editors, to learn more about Afghanistan economic outlook, debt to GDP ratio, international trade performance and population trends. Rankings of Afghanistan best banks and safest banks are also available.

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Words Of Wisdom: Saad Mohseni, Moby Group

TRANSITION AND TRANSFORMATION   By Valentina Pasquali   Saad Mohseni is the chairman of Moby Group, Afghanistan's largest media conglomerate. Mohseni founded the company in 2002 upon returning home to Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban.   Global Finance: What ...


Special Report: Afghanistan

A LETTER FROM KABUL By Valentina Pasquali The sense of anticipation is mounting in the Afghan capital of Kabul as the country gears up for a crucial double transition to take place in 2014. It is the ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Traditional Trade Finance Instruments Back In Fashion

MILESTONES: GLOBAL By Paula Green For bankers or traders keen to know the latest trends in the world of trade finance, the 2012 edition of the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC) Global Survey on Trade Finance offers some ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Salon: Alisher Ali, Mongolian Growth

ASIA’S EL DORADO By Michael Shari Global Finance sat down with Alisher Ali, founder of the largest investment bank and asset management firm in Mongolia, to get his take on the world’s fastest-growing economy. Educated at Columbia ...


Mistry To Take The Helm At Tata Sons

NEWSMAKERS: INDIA By Aaron Chaze After two decades leading India’s largest and most respected conglomerate, Ratan Tata will step down in December 2012 as chairman of Tata Sons—the holding company that runs the $83 billion Tata group of companies, with ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Hopes For Era Of Stability In Kyrgyzstan

MILESTONES: KYRGYZSTAN By Kim Iskyan Late October’s landslide victory of incumbent prime minister Almazbek Atambayev as the new president of Kyrgyzstan may bring a modicum of stability to the country’s tumultuous domestic political environment. Atambayev may favor ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Regional Report: Africa

CLOUDY HORIZONS By Antonio Guerrero While South Africa is attempting to get out from under its recession, countries in sub-Saharan Africa are dealing with the impact of volatile global oil markets and decreased investment from their neighbor to ...

Award Winners

Islamic Bank Awards 2011

ANNUAL SURVEY: ISLAMIC FINANCE By Gordon Platt The Islamic finance industry is benefiting from a lack of confidence in the conventional banking sector and is expanding rapidly in emerging markets. The global financial crisis has forced bankers ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

RBS Branch Sale Sets Off Banking Battle

NEWSMAKERS: PAKISTAN By Nick Kochan Key player: Former central banker, Syed Salim Raza When a struggling Royal Bank of Scotland asked for bids last year for its 79-branch network in Pakistan—acquired as part of ABN AMRO in 2007—it had ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Newsmakers: Global Finance Charity Partner Extends Healthcare Reach

India/Global By Dan Keeler Children at Manjushree line up for vaccinations While the financial world has been embroiled for the past two years in the global crisis, Global Finance’s charity partner, Amrit Davaa, has been making tremendous progress ...