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Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Emerging-Markets Debt Issuance Declines

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS By Gordon Platt The volume of emerging-markets corporate debt offerings declined 6.2% in 2013 from a year earlier, even as global high-yield debt issuance set new records, according to Thomson Reuters. Issuers in just three ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Global Salon: Georges Ugeux

EMERGING MARKETS 2.0 By Udayan Gupta At Global Finance ’s Salon in New York in January, Georges Ugeux, CEO of New York–based investment bank Galileo Global Advisors, discussed the economic landscape faced by India and China in 2014 ...

Economics, Policy & Regulation

Singh Backs Gandhi For Top Job

NEWSMAKERS By K.A. Badarinath Fourth-generation Nehru-Gandhi family scion, Rahul Gandhi, looked set to enter the political fray as ruling Indian...


World’s Best Trade Finance Banks

Jump To See Winners ANNUAL SURVEY: TRADE FINANCE BECOMES AN ASSET CLASS Global Finance presents its annual awards for the Best Trade Finance Institutions globally, regionally, and by country. The outlook for the trade finance business in 2014 is rosy, ...


World’s Best Trade Finance Banks 2014

<em style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; text-align: justify;">Global Finance<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; text-align: justify;">magazine named the World’s Best Trade Finance Banks 2014.</span>


Cover Story: New Game, New Rules

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT By Valentina Pasquali Global foreign direct investment is undergoing a seismic shift as emerging markets countries are...

Economics, Policy & Regulation

The Most Unpopular Man In Bali?

NEWSMAKERS KA Badarinath World powers represented by US, EU and Japanese trade ministers openly disliked him. They held 60-year-old Indian trade minister Anand Sharma squarely responsible for holding up the World Trade Organization’s Doha Development Agenda discussions at ...

Economics, Policy & Regulation

The Return Of Ratings Shopping?

MILESTONES By Luca Ventura The announcement came early in November. Expressing the intention to break the monopoly of the Big Three in the financial ratings industry, credit ratings organizations from five countries proclaimed the launch of ARC Ratings, ...


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 ...