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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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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

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Review Visa, Mastercard Fees Case

By Brent Kendall WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday declined an invitation to rescue a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement between Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. and retailers that argued the card companies' rules led to artificially inflated fees. The ...

Former Fed Official Warns Politics Poses Threat to Recovery

By Gregor Stuart Hunter As global markets reel after the failure of the U.S. health-care bill, a former Federal Reserve official is warning that political issues threaten the central bank's ability to maintain a sustainable recovery. Former Federal Reserve Bank ...