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SHADOW BANKING: THE FUTURE OF BANKING?

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As banks find their margins squeezed on traditional lending and payments activities, nonbank credit and financing—supported by technological innovation—is growing exponentially.
 

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Banks are using new technologies to help corporate clients make better financial decisions.

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Brazil: Heading Towards Recession

Brazil: Heading Towards Recession

Global Finance sat down with José Francisco de Lima Gonçalves, a professor of economics at São Paulo University and chief economist at Banco Fator, to discuss his views on Brazil in 2015.

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 The World's Best Banks of 2015 - Announcement

The World's Best Banks of 2015 - Announcement

Andrea Fiano (Editor) & Denise Bedell (Executive Editor) of Global Finance announce The World's Best Banks of 2015, who the new & returning winners are, and our methodology. 

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Cities With Highest Cost Of Living

Cities With Highest Cost Of Living

Mercer’s Global Cost of Living Rankings uses New York as the base city, comparing 214 cities against it. The rankings measure the comparative cost of over 200 items, including housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods, and entertainment.

The Poorest Countries in the World

There are two standard methods of measuring the wealth of countries and how rich or poor its inhabitants are. The measure most often used is Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which represents the size of a country’s economy. A refinement of ...

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 The World's Best Banks of 2015 - Announcement

The World's Best Banks of 2015 - Announcement

Andrea Fiano (Editor) & Denise Bedell (Executive Editor) of Global Finance announce The World's Best Banks of 2015, who the new & returning winners are, and our methodology. 

From the Wires

Dollar Falls Ahead of Fed Statement

By James Ramage A broad measure of the dollar's value dropped to a nine-week low on yet another downbeat data point, as investors grew cautious ahead of a statement from the Federal Reserve due Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal Dollar ...

U.K. Economy Slows Ahead of Election -- 3rd Update

By Jon Sindreu and Jason Douglas LONDON--The rate of U.K. growth halved during the first three months of this year, official figures showed Tuesday, casting a shadow over the government's economic track record a week ahead of a closely fought ...

BlackRock Sells Euro Bonds -- 3rd Update

By Josie Cox BlackRock Inc. has sold euro-denominated bonds for the first time ever, joining a wave of U.S. firms that have already taken advantage of rock-bottom borrowing costs in the region, thanks to the European Central Bank's massive quantitative-easing ...