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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 ...

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INSURANCE: POLITICAL RISK COVER By Anita Hawser Recent events in the Middle East and North Africa have brought political risk into sharp focus for multinationals in the region and beyond. It was the morning after the Japanese ...

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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 ...

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Cover Story: The price for protection

THE NEW PROTECTIONISTS As countries seek to safeguard their economies from the effects of the global downturn, they risk being accused of protectionism. The fall-out could be ugly.   When US president-elect Barack Obama sailed to victory in the November ...