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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.
 

REINVENTING THE DIGITAL BANK

Special Report | The Digital Bank
Banks are using new technologies to help corporate clients make better financial decisions.

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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 (Managing 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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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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Prologis to Buy KTR for $5.9 Billion -- 2nd Update

By Robbie Whelan And Shayndi Raice Prologis Inc., a big owner of warehouses and distribution centers, agreed to buy industrial-property owner KTR Capital Partners for $5.9 billion, in one of the largest real-estate deals so far this year. Prologis said ...

Prologis to Buy KTR for $5.9 Billion -- 3rd Update

By Robbie Whelan And Shayndi Raice Prologis Inc., a big owner of warehouses and distribution centers, agreed to buy industrial-property owner KTR Capital Partners for $5.9 billion, in one of the largest real-estate deals so fat this year. Prologis said ...

Lagging Growth Plagues Economic Policy Makers

By Ian Talley Six years after tackling the global financial crisis, the world's top economic policy makers are struggling to exit crisis-management mode and lift growth out of a long-term funk. Troubles including low inflation, heavy debt loads, high unemployment ...