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Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Milestones: Japan Joins Talks On World’s Biggest Free-Trade Zone

MILESTONES: GLOBAL By Erik Heinrich Japan has been invited to participate in negotiations that extend the reach of Nafta into South America and the Asia Pacific region. Other members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), expected to be the world’s ...

Award Winners

World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2013: Country Winners

<p>World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2013: Country Winners Algeria Banque Al Baraka D’Algérie Bahrain Al Baraka Islamic Bank Bahrain Bangladesh Islamic Bank Bangladesh Brunei Darussalam Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Egypt Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt Indonesia Bank Muamalat Indonesia Jordan ...</p>

Award Winners

Awards: World’s Best Banks 2013

BRIGHT STARS By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt Following a year that included some of the biggest scandals in banking history—the London Whale, the Libor rate-fixing scandal, widespread money laundering, insider trading, rogue trading and ...


World’s Best Banks 2013: Asia

<p>By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt REGIONAL ECONOMY ON SOLID GROWTH PATH Asia’s regional economy continues to grow steadily, despite the tepid recovery in the United States and sovereign debt issues in Europe. The region’s ...</p>

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Milestone: Drama-Free Year Expected For Asean

MILESTONES: BRUNEI By Thomas Clouse The small country of Brunei Darussalam must navigate challenging terrain in the coming months after taking over the chairmanship of Asean at the beginning of the year. Brunei, whose approximately 400,000 citizens enjoy one ...


Islamic Finance Spreads Across Asia

CROSSING ASIA'S FRONTIERS   By Michael Shari   As banks and regional hubs throw their weight behind Islamic finance, shariah-compliant products are crossing not just national borders but also product lines in Asia.   Photo Credits: MANZRUSSAL I / ...