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World’s Best Internet Banks Part II

BANKS DEVELOP SOCIAL SKILLS In the second of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best global and regional Internet banks. By Adam Rombel Not many of the headlines about the global banking industry in the ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

FX Supplement: Who’s Who In Foreign Exchange 2009

Who’s Who ILYA SOROKIN president and CEO ActForex Ilya Sorokin is president and CEO of ActForex, a New York-based provider of retail foreign exchange trading platforms. The firm’s Internet Currency Trading System (ICTS) has the ability to accommodate various ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Milestones: Hungary’s Leader Fights Back

Hungary By Justin Keay Bajnai: Credited with pulling Hungary back from the brink Its economy could contract by 6.7% this year and 0.9% in 2010, foreign debt is at record levels and the public mood very sour, but ...


Cover Story: World’s Best Banks 2009

Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best global, regional and country banks. By Gordon Platt Much has changed in the banking world over the past year—although not as much as might have been expected at the ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Emerging Markets: Portfolio Flows Resume Into Emerging Europe

News By Gordon Platt Investors are pumping fresh money on a sustained basis into equity funds investing in emerging Europe, according to Cambridge, Massachusetts-based EPFR Global. In the week ended September 2, emerging Europe equity funds took in ...

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Features : Central Banker Report Cards 2009

During one of the toughest years on record, the world’s central bankers were tested as never before. Contributors: Gordon Platt, Antonio Guerrero, Anita Hawser and Dan Keeler It is clear that 2009 is not a year on which ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Supplement: Turkey Investment Supplement 2009

By Gordon Platt Contributing Writer With a motivation for continuing reforms and a strong banking system, Turkey is well positioned to take advantage of the global economic recovery. Its strategic location and the security ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Turkey: Leading The Way

LEADING THE WAY At the presidential palace in Ankara on July 21, Turkey’s president, Abdullah Gul, met with Global Finance for a wide-ranging interview covering Turkey’s role in the global economy and its international relations. Global Finance: ...

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Istanbul, October 6th, 2009 – Global Finance magazine hosted its thirteenth annual Best Bank Awards ceremony on October 6th, 2009,...