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World’s Best Banks: Latin America Country Winners

LATIN AMERICA Building On Solid Foundations Few financial systems around the world have recovered from the 2008 global economic downturn as quickly as Latin America’s, with lessons learned from previous crises—both foreign and domestic—serving them well. Having financed their ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Mercosur Turns 20 And Ruffles EU Feathers

MILESTONES: MERCOSUR By Antonio Guerrero The Southern Cone Common Market (Mercosur) is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Argentine beef exports could threaten Europe's farmer The world’s third largest trade bloc, after the EU and Nafta, comprises ...

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Latin America Focus: Brazil Elections

A TOUGH ACT TO FOLLOW By Denise Bedell Investors are preparing for post-Lula life after Brazil's drawn-out presidential election. When Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva took over as president of Brazil in January 2003, investors and the ...

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Features: Awards Best Emerging Market Banks 2010 Latin America

LATIN AMERICA by Antonio Guerrero REGIONAL WINNER: Banco Santander Brazil continues to shine as the jewel in Santander's crown, helping the Spanish bank consolidate its position as Latin America's premier financial group. Santander Brasil set a benchmark in ...


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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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 ...

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