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Westerner To Run Japans Takeda?

NEWSMAKERS By Gilly Wright Japan’s largest pharmaceuticals firm, Takeda, has appointed Frenchman Christophe Weber as COO in a highly unusual move designed to groom him for the role of CEO. Weber will join the firm in April 2014, ...


World’s Best Foreign Exchange Providers

ANNUAL SURVEY — STABILITY AMID CHANGE By Gordon Platt A global investigation into trading irregularities has not hampered growth or innovation in one of the world’s largest and most volatile markets—foreign exchange. The $5.3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange ...


World’s Best Foreign Exchange Providers 2013

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Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Foreign Exchange 2013: Renminbi Trading

RENMINBI RUCKUS By Gordon Platt London and Paris are vying to become Europe’s renminbi trading hub. Paris is challenging London, the leading center of foreign exchange trading globally, to be the hub of renminbi trading in Europe. ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

SEPA: Time To Cut Corners?

SPECIAL REPORT: SEPA MIGRATION By Rebecca Brace Companies could face fines or even criminal charges if they do not reach SEPA compliance by next February. Some may look to outsourcing or conversion services to make the deadline. As the February ...


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 ...


Ireland: The Central Bank’s French Connection

NEWSMAKERS By Paula L Green When he took over as deputy governor for financial regulation at the Central Bank of Ireland on the first of October, Frenchman Cyril Roux began working alongside a Swedish colleague, Stefan Gerlach, who ...


World’s Biggest Banks 2013

RISING TO THE TOP By Andrew Cunningham Global Finance presents the World’s Biggest Banks 2013. For the first time, a Chinese bank topped the list of the biggest banks in the world at the end of 2012—displacing ...


World’s Safest Banks 2013

KEY TO THE TOP By Andrew Cunningham Global Finance presents its annual ranking of the World’s Safest Banks. There are few changes at the top, showing the stability of the highest echelon of banks. The safest 10 ...


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 ...