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Best Derivatives Providers 2011

ANNUAL SURVEY AND AWARDS By Michael Shari Counterparty risk trumps pricing as criteria for picking derivative providers. Wall Street is retaking market share from European rivals Never underestimate the sleight of hand with which the fast-paced derivatives ...

Economics, Policy & Regulation

The 10%+ Club

COVER STORY: THE 10% + CLUB By Laurence Neville Predicting what countries will be the next growth outperformers is tricky at best. Those firms that back the winners will undoubtedly profit, and the countries that make the ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

DRs: Capital Raisings Nearly Triple

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: GLOBAL EQUITY/DRS By Gordon Platt Capital raisings using depositary receipts (DRs) nearly tripled in the first half of 2011, compared to the same period a year earlier, while DR trading volume and the number of ...

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Islamic Bank Awards 2011

ANNUAL SURVEY: ISLAMIC FINANCE By Gordon Platt The Islamic finance industry is benefiting from a lack of confidence in the conventional banking sector and is expanding rapidly in emerging markets. The global financial crisis has forced bankers ...

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Islamic Bank Awards 2011: By Country

Country Awards Algeria Al Salam Bank-Algeria Al Salam Bank-Algeria was established in October 2008 with capital of $100 million. New rules on Islamic banking in Algeria became effective in January 2011 and are expected to promote the growth of the ...

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World’s Best Banks: Middle East Country Winners

Middle East Change Creates New Opportunities Banks in the Middle East are pulling in their horns in light of the widespread political upheaval in the region. Markets have been unsettled by the political developments, but the economic fundamentals remain ...

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World’s Best Banks : Asia Country Winners

ASIA Credit Quality May Hinder Expansion Plans While most of emerging Asia’s banks came out of the 2008 financial crisis with strong capital ratios and creditworthiness, the crisis had more of a negative impact on banks in some of ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Hot Commodities

CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE: COMMODITIES CRUNCH By Jonathan Gregson Soaring commodities prices are changing the economic balance of Central & Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Faltering growth in some of the world’s biggest economies may be grabbing ...