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World’s Safest Banks

ANNUAL SURVEY: SAFE AND SOUND By Andrew Cunningham Global Finance presents it annual ranking of The World’s Safest Banks. Despite the ongoing debt crisis, European banks continue to dominate the ranks of the World’s Safest Banks in ...

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Global Finance names the World’s 50 Safest Banks 2011 NEW YORK, August 18, 2011 Bank stability is an ever-more pressing...


Draghi Faces No-Win Situation As Europe’s Central Banker

NEWSMAKERS: EUROPE by Anita Hawser Draghi: Will face scrutiny Despite attempts to block his candidacy, Bank of Italy governor Mario Draghi will become the new president of the European Central Bank (ECB) when Jean-Claude Trichet retires in October. ...

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Awards: The World’s Best Subcustodians

ANNUAL SURVEY: MEETING NEW DEMANDS By Gordon Platt Subcustodians focus on real-time data and safety of client assets. The world’s leading subcustodians are investing in new systems to meet an increasing desire from global custodians for real-time ...


Asia’s Banks On The Fast Track

FOCUS: INVESTMENT BANKING IN ASIA By Michael Shari Asia’s big banks are elbowing out their Western rivals as demand for financial services skyrockets in the region—and beyond. One of the great ironies lost in the panic of ...


Strauss-Kahn Arrest Adds Drama To IMF Succession

NEWSMAKERS: GLOBAL By Luca Ventura While the shocking arrest in May of IMF managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn in connection with an alleged sexual assault dominated the news all over the world, it only complicated a plot that was ...

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World’s Best Banks: Europe Country Winners

Europe Capital Performance The past year has been one of continuing struggle for much of the European banking sector. After a bruising 2009, which was characterized by banking failures and government bailouts, 2010 brought the European sovereign debt crisis. ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

DRs: China, Russia Lead Capital Raising

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: GLOBAL EQUITY/DRS By Gordon Platt China And Russia To Lead Capital Raising Using Depositary Receipts Companies based in Russia and China are extremely interested in listing overseas and probably will be the biggest issuers ...

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M&A: Deals Accelerated in First Quarter

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS By Gordon Platt Mergers and acquisitions rebounded in 2010, and the momentum appears to be carrying over into this year. The first three months of 2011 constituted the strongest quarter for ...