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Stars Of China: Banks Span The Spectrum

This year’s ranking of Chinese banks includes all 21 Chinese banks that have a rating from one of the three large, international rating agencies. In principle, the only criterion for inclusion, apart from having one or more rating, was that ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

25 Best-Performing Companies In Africa 2016

The prolonged downturn in oil and other commodity prices has pushed petrochemical and mining firms out of the Global Finance rankings of the best-performing companies in sub-Saharan Africa this year.

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Africa Still Growing, Despite Slump

What has changed in Africa in the past year? The precipitous drop in commodity pricesthreatened the progress made during two decades of tremendous growth, driving diversification efforts.

Economics, Policy & Regulation

Barclays Sells Down Africa Stake

UK-based Barclays has reduced its shareholding in Johannesburg-listed Barclays Africa from 62.3% to 50.1% this year and is believed to be seeking to reduce that stake further to around 20%.

Emerging & Frontier Markets

South Africa: Tripping On Success

South Africa's growth is impeded by long-term constraints; still, the government deserves credit for tackling reforms.

Economics, Policy & Regulation

Can KYC Be As Easy As ABC?

<strong>Compliance </strong>| Know Your Customer obligations on corporate treasuries and their banking partners are rising. Can financial utilities alleviate the risk and cost?

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Keeping Up With The Regulators

<strong>Regulations </strong>| Compliance in a shifting regulatory environment requires nimble responses.