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Newsmakers: Kyrgyz Turmoil Rattles Russia

Kyrgyz Republic By Simon Watkins Kurmanbek Bakiyev After a week of defying a provisional government that seized power in an armed uprising that left at least 84 people dead, the Kyrgyz Republic's ousted president, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, resigned and ...

Award Winners

Features: Awards Best Emerging Market Banks 2010 Europe

EUROPE By Paula L. Green REGIONAL WINNER: RZB/Raiffeisen International Austria-based RZB/Raiffeisen International bags the regional award for the fourth year in a row after managing to turn in a creditable performance despite atrocious market conditions. With a 1.7% ...


Newsmakers: Russia’s New Plan For The Ruble

Russia By Simon Watkins Shuvalov: Grand designs for Russia’s currency While the rest of the world focuses on the future of the dollar and the euro—and perhaps the renminbi—Russia is hatching a plan that could markedly alter the ...


Global Economic Indicators: Key Sources and Links

Global Finance’s selection of the best links to authoritative sources of global economic statistics, indicators and data. INTERNATIONAL SOURCES FOR GLOBAL ECONOMIC STATISTICS IMF – International Monetary Fund: Homepage Data and Statistics World Economic Outlook database on selected macroeconomic ...


Cover Story: World’s Best Banks 2009

Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best global, regional and country banks. By Gordon Platt Much has changed in the banking world over the past year—although not as much as might have been expected at the ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Turkey: Inward Investment

DYNAMIC GROWTH POTENTIAL Turkey’s leaders have been actively promoting inward investment—with resoundingsuccessful results. By Gordon Platt Turkey is rolling out the red carpet for foreign investors, hoping to capitalize on its considerable growth potential once the ...

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Istanbul, October 6th, 2009 – Global Finance magazine hosted its thirteenth annual Best Bank Awards ceremony on October 6th, 2009,...

Award Winners


GLOBAL Corporate JPMorgan Chase Consumer HSBC Private Credit Suisse Asset Management States Street Global Advisors Custody The Bank of New...

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REGIONAL WINNER Standard Chartered COUNTRY WINNER Algeria Arab Banking Corporation Algeria Angola BES Angola Botswana Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Cote...