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Cover Story: World’s Best Banks 2013

TECHNOLOGY IS THE TRUMP CARD By Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero, Anita Hawser, Gordon Platt and Michael Shari Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best banks globally, regionally and by country. The winners have all demonstrated dedication ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

M&A: Brazil, Latin America In Slump

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS By Gordon Platt Fears that the Federal Reserve would cut back on its bond-buying program, as well as the collapse of Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista’s commodities empire, triggered a sharp decline in mergers and acquisitions ...


Awards: Best Internet Banks—Round 1

ANNUAL SURVEY — THE PIONEERS By Adam Rombel In the first of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the top online corporate and consumer banks by country and regionally by product or service category. Global Finance is ...


Israel: Wanted—Central Bank Leader

NEWSMAKERS By David Lipkin The succession of Stanley Fischer, governor of Israel’s central bank, has turned into a melodrama. Two of the appointed candidates for the job withdrew in a matter of days. The last candidate of prime ...

Economics, Policy & Regulation

Newsmakers: President Goes Toe To Toe With The IMF Over Financials

NEWSMAKERS: ARGENTINA By Paula L. Green Argentine president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner isn’t afraid to tangle with the British, global bondholders, her own judicial system or even the International Monetary Fund. Fernández de Kirchner has until September to ...

Award Winners

World’s Best Subcustodians 2013: Country Winners

<p>COUNTRY WINNERS Argentina Citi Armenia Ameriabank Australia HSBC Austria UniCredit Bank Austria Bahrain HSBC Belgium KBC Brazil Itaú Unibanco Canada CIBC Mellon Chile Banco de Chile China Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Commercial Bank of China Colombia Citi Croatia ...</p>

Award Winners

World’s Best Subcustodians 2013: Regional Winners

By Gordon Platt NORTH AMERICA Citi Lee Waite: The rules of the game are not static Citi is the largest subcustodian in the US, the world’s biggest subcustody market. The bank also has the largest proprietary network in the industry, ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Global Equity Index % Change, 2003-2012

<p>Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Equity Indices measure the US dollar price change in the stock markets covered by the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI) and the S&P Frontier Broad Market Index (BMI). The Global BMI consists of ...</p>