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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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Number of employees increased by 65 000

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2015-04-21 9:30 AM Nr 2015:583 Labour Force Survey (LFS), March 2015: Number of employees increased by 65 000 In March 2015, 4 767 000 persons aged 15-74 were employed, not seasonally adjusted. This is an ...

Publicis Posts Sales Jump

PARIS-- Publicis Groupe SA Tuesday reported a 32% jump in first-quarter sales, boosted by the strong dollar and its latest digital acquisition as the advertising company works toward a recovery after a tough past year. Publicis said first-quarter sales rose ...