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Africa: Oil & Gas

DIFFFICULT CHOICES   By Antonio Guerrero   African oil producers stand to benefit from continued sanctions on Iranian oil exports. But their path is not without challenges.   As the US and EU tighten the screws on Iran, imposing sanctions ...

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Global FinanceannouncesThe Winners’ CircleA ranking of the Top Winners of our Annual Awards over the magazine’s 25-year history NEW YORK, June...

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World’s Best Banks 2012: Africa

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt AFRICA Not only is Africa rich in natural resources, but it also offers the promise of fast economic growth in a number of countries, and a population lacking basic banking services. ...

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World’s Best Banks: Africa Country Winners

Africa Fast-Growing Continent Offers Huge Potential And Significant Risks Africa is rich in natural resources, including oil and gas and minerals, which are in growing demand as the global economy expands. The continent seems likely to outperform the developed ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Regional Report: West Africa

REGIONAL REPORT: REGIONAL RESURGENCE A flurry of bond issues illustrates the growing confidence west Africa’s nations have in their economic and political futures. Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire are leading the way. By Nick Kochan The contrasts in ...

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Features: Awards Best Emerging Market Banks 2010 Africa

AFRICA By Gordon Platt REGIONAL WINNER: Standard Chartered Bank Standard Chartered Bank's earnings from its African operations rose 54% last year to $482 million. The London-based emerging markets bank receives 90% of its income and profits from Asia, ...


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 ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Features: Regional Report: Southern Africa

In From The Cold Global businesses and investors are taking more interest in sub-Saharan Africa, home to some of the world’s most neglected emerging markets. By Antonio Guerrero Sub-Saharan Africa has long been considered to be on ...

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Cover Story: Africa Leads The Way To A New Era

EMERGING MARKETS FOCUS: AFRICA Africa’s economic development will be fueled more by its relationships with other emerging markets than with historical partners in the West. By Anita Hawser For hundreds of years Africa has represented a ...