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On The Right Path

ON THE RIGHT PATH By Gordon Platt For the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), there have been setbacks on the road to a common currency, which now appears unlikely to be introduced anytime in the next five years, ...

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Awards: Islamic Financial Institutions

ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AWARDS 2010 Islamic financial institutions were not immune to the turmoil of the past two years, but their strict ethical code helped them prosper in many areas where others foundered. By Laurence Neville The ...

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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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Features: Regional Report: Southern Africa

In From The Cold Global businesses and investors are taking more interest in sub-Saharan Africa, home to some of the world’s most neglected emerging markets. By Antonio Guerrero Sub-Saharan Africa has long been considered to be on ...

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

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REGIONAL WINNER Standard Chartered COUNTRY WINNER Algeria Arab Banking Corporation Algeria Angola BES Angola Botswana Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Cote...

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Features: Islamic Financial Institutions Awards 2009

Global Finance selects the winners in a fast-growing area of finance that combines investing according to the tenets of Islamic law with modern financial products and systems. By Laurence Neville For a brief moment it seemed that the world ...