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Genius Or Lunacy, US Tax Plans Will Have Global Impact

People, businesses and governments around the world are looking anxiously toward Washington these days, trying to read the mind of the new president, Donald Trump, and the soul of the new Congress for changes that might affect them.

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Global Finance Names The World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2017

Global Finance Names The World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2017

The winners of this year’s awards are those firms that contributed to the growth of Islamic financing and successfully met their customers’ needs for Shariah-compliant products, while creating the foundation for continued growth and safety in the future, with modern and efficient delivery channels.

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Digital Platform Turbocharges FX Leader

Digital Platform Turbocharges FX Leader

Head of Global Markets E-Commerce at National Bank of Abu Dhabi David Wilkins explains how NBAD's new digital platform, Emerald, was designed from the ground up to meet client needs, while strengthening the bank as a fulcrum between West and East and expanding its reach.

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The Poorest Countries in the World

The Poorest Countries in the World

All these extremely fragile and underdeveloped economies have either recently been through a civil war or are suffering from ongoing sectarian or ethnic conflicts. 

The World's Richest and Poorest Countries

The World's Richest and Poorest Countries

Global Finance ranks the world’s richest and poorest countries for 2016, taking into consideration GDP per capita, adjusted for relative purchasing power.

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Global Finance Names The World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2017

Global Finance Names The World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2017

The winners of this year’s awards are those firms that contributed to the growth of Islamic financing and successfully met their customers’ needs for Shariah-compliant products, while creating the foundation for continued growth and safety in the future, with modern and efficient delivery channels.

Bankers Talk Shop And Take Prizes

Bankers Talk Shop And Take Prizes

The title—“Back to the Future?”—was possibly a little mischievous, given recent political trends; yet the discussions at this year’s Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) Europe Bank-to-Bank Forum were anything but impish.

From the Wires

Oil Prices Retreat as Dollar Climbs

By Jenny W. Hsu Oil prices eased slightly in Asian trade Thursday amid a rising dollar after crude witnessed some of its biggest gains in nearly two months during the U.S. session. That bounce, which allowed futures to settle at ...

Booker Reports Marginal Rise in 4Q Same Store Sales

LONDON--Food wholesaler Booker Group PLC (BOK.LN) Thursday reported marginal increase in same store sales for the last quarter of its fiscal 2017 year, and said total sales for the full-year will be around 7% ahead of last year. For the ...

China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

Thursday, March 30 2017 Natural Rubber Turnover: 604,516 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Apr-17 15,675 16,090 15,675 15,880 15,850 30 4 86 May-17 16,070 16,135 15,650 15,905 15,990 -85 60,940 101,316 Jun-17 16,200 16,200 ...