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Morocco boasts solid outward FDI, geopolitical stability and proximity to key markets, but corruption is commonplace.

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Central European countries are starting to recover, with growth accelerating in most markets. But the region’s banks still have some trials to overcome.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Best FX Providers 2015

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Best FX Providers 2015

In January 2015, Global Finance will publish its selections for the World’s Best Foreign Exchange Providers. To submit for participation, please see more for details.

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Cost of Living Worldwide

Cost of Living Worldwide

The OECD defines a cost of living index (COLI) as an index that measures the change in the minimum expenditures that would be incurred by a utility-maximizing consumer, whose preferences or tastes remain unchanged, in order to maintaining a given level of utility (or standard of living or welfare).

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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BEST INTERNET BANKS 2014 – ROUND 1

BEST INTERNET BANKS 2014 – ROUND 1

In this first installment of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the top online corporate and consumer banks by country and then by region, according to product or service category.

Global Finance Names The World's Top 50 Safest Banks 2014

Global Finance Names The World's Top 50 Safest Banks 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance announced its 23rd Ranking of the World’s 50 Safest Banks during an online press conference at GFMag.com earlier today. The full list of the 2014 safest banks appears on the following page and will be published in the November issue.

Once again the safest banks in the world have explicit guarantees from AAA- rated governments, and European banks continue to dominate the top spots— holding the entire top 10. Banks from Singapore remain the strongest in Asia— holding three spots in the top 15, as are those from Chile in Latin America. Development banks represent a large contingent of the Top 50. TD Bank Group of Canada is the highest-ranked commercial bank, in 11th place.

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Euro-Zone Trade Surplus Widened In July

By Paul Hannon The euro zone's trade surplus with the world widened in July, but seasonally adjusted figures pointed to a worrying decline in exports. The European Union's statistics office, Eurostat, said the trade surplus widened to 21.2 billion euros ...

TUI Travel, TUI AG Agree Merger Terms

LONDON--Travel firms TUI Travel PLC (TT.LN) TUI AG (TUI1.XE) said Monday they have agreed the terms of their all-share merger, originally announced in June, creating a firm worth 6.5 billion euros ($8.41 billion). Under the deal, TUI Travel shareholders--other than ...