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Sibos Wrap: Key Discussions From Osaka

UNCHARTED WATERS   By Denise Bedell   At SWIFT’s annual Sibos conference in October, corporates were treated to a range of presentations on topics as diverse as reference data, BPOs and Asian treasury centers.   The corporate stream at Sibos ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

FX Supplement: The Renminbi As A Reserve Currency

THE RENMINBI GOES GLOBAL   By Gordon Platt   Pressure from BRIC countries for a new international reserve currency to replace the dollar is growing.   China, the world’s leading trading nation, would like to reap some of the benefits ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Risk Management: Business Continuity

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED   By Paula Green   Recent natural disasters in Japan and Thailand highlight the need for companies to insure against business interruption.   Photo Credits: RUCHOS / SHUTTERSTOCK.COM About the only sure thing risk managers and their insurers ...


Central Banker Report Cards 2012: Asia-Pacific

By Gordon Platt, Antonio Guerrero and Anita Hawser ASIA-PACIFIC AUSTRALIA Glenn Stevens Grade: A Stevens has his hands full managing an economy with booming mining and financial sectors and weakness elsewhere. So far, he has managed to keep the overall ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

IMF Playing Catch-Up With Global Economy, Says Former Adviser

MILESTONES: IMF/WORLD BANK   By Laurence Neville   A year on from the appointment of Christine Lagarde as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the challenges faced by her institution—and its sister entity, the World Bank—in helping to right ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Cover: Searching for Global Demand

DEMAND WHERE WILL IT COME FROM?   By Laurence Neville   The worldwide call for public, private and corporate debt reduction raises the question of where spending and demand will come from going forward. Particularly now, as emerging markets stars—such ...

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Global Finance Magazine Grades theWorld’s Top Central Bankers 2012 New York, August 23, 2012 – Global Finance magazine has named...