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Emerging & Frontier Markets

Country Focus: Peru

SECOND ACT By Antonio Guerrero In his second term, Peru’s president Alan Garcia is making amends for the shambles he left his country in after his first term. Peruvian president Alan Garcia is leading one of the ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Rating Upgrade Vindicates Morales’s Policies

NEWSMAKERS: BOLIVIA Rating Upgrade Vindicates Morales’s Policies By Antonio Guerrero Morales: High hopes for Bolivia’s econom y While many international investors have grown to distrust Bolivian president Evo Morales, a socialist who nationalized the hydrocarbons sector and telephone company, ...

Award Winners

Features: Awards Best Emerging Market Banks 2010 Latin America

LATIN AMERICA by Antonio Guerrero REGIONAL WINNER: Banco Santander Brazil continues to shine as the jewel in Santander's crown, helping the Spanish bank consolidate its position as Latin America's premier financial group. Santander Brasil set a benchmark in ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Latin America Takes a Right Turn

RIGHT TURN A rash of recent elections in Latin America has produced a marked swing to the political right. The region's new leaders are trying to strike a delicate balance as they attempt to build on their leftist predecessors' ...


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 ...

Award Winners


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...

Award Winners


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

Economics, Policy & Regulation

Cover Story : The Party’s Over

LATIN AMERICA Once considered relatively immune to the global economic slump, Latin America is facing hard times as commodity prices crumble, trade dwindles and Venezuela’s oil-funded regional largess begins to dry up.     On a roller coaster ride: Wild ...