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Keeping BP Afloat Is Common Goal Of US And UK

NEWSMAKERS: US/UK By Gordon Platt Speaking out: Cameron voices support for beleaguered BP BP still hadn’t plugged that hole yet in the deep-sea floor of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of June, as the Atlantic hurricane season ...

Country Report

Country Report: Canada

CANADIAN CORPORATES BENEFIT FROM EARLY RECOVERY With the US recovery still on shaky ground, Canada has seen growth spike, debt markets open wide for Canadian corporates and strong interest from foreign investors in both traditional debt and infrastructure project ...


Obama Administration Continues Export Drive

NEWSMAKERS: UNITED STATES Obama Administration Continues Export Drive By Denise Bedell Gregoire: Coordinating efforts on export promotion The Obama administration has set a goal of doubling US exports in the next five years and announced the development ...


Responsible Corporations Gain Protection

MILESTONES: UNITED STATES Responsible Corporations Gain Protection By Denise Bedell Safekeeping: New law will protect companies’ ethical goals For companies that aim to always be socially and environmentally minded, achieving growth without giving up that goal can be ...


Newsmakers: Goldman Allegations May Set Stage For Future Cases

United States By Gordon Platt Goldman Sachs: Fraud allegations hit its reputation The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Goldman Sachs with fraud on April 16, causing a sharp decline in equity prices, particularly for financial shares, and especially ...


Milestones: Kraft-Cadbury Hookup Helps Define New World Of M&A

United States/United Kingdom By Gordon Platt A sweet deal: Kraft swallows Cadbury after a long battle US-based Kraft Foods’ $19.7 billion takeover of British chocolate maker Cadbury last month will create the world’s largest candy company. The deal ...


Newsmakers: Mystery Buyer Bets Big On Treasury Bonds

United States By Gordon Platt Whodunnit? Mystery buyer mops up US treasuries The last thing the global financial markets need right now is a failed US treasury bond auction. Thankfully, recent auctions have gone smoothly, with the swelling ...


Newsmakers: Senator Seeks To Rein In Fed’s Authority

United States By Gordon Platt Dodd: Taking direct aim at Fed’s supervisory role The chairman of the Senate banking committee, Connecticut Democrat Christopher Dodd, has taken dead aim at the Federal Reserve’s authority to supervise banks in what ...

Award Winners


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