Global Finance Magazine
The Paradise Papers leak prompted yet more indignation about corporate tax avoidance, and cash-strapped governments claim to be tackling the issue. What will it mean for corporates?
The repeal of net neutrality sparked immediate political response from consumers, but its impact on business will be complicated, and take time to unfold and to absorb.
The Basel III rules aim to decrease bank leverage and increase liquidity. In addition to capital efficiency, the rules also institute stress testing and standardize market liquidity risk.
Global Finance honors the winners of its Stars of China awards at a breakfast in Beijing.
Zimbabwe’s new leadership faces a difficult macroeconomic environment.
NEWS & FEATURES
Westfield has developed shopping venues in such prime locations as London’s Shepherd Bush, New York’s World Trade Center and Los Angeles’ Century City.
Czech PM Babiš is an outspoken billionaire while the Polish PM, Morawiecki, is more of a technician, who negotiated Poland’s accession to the European Union.
GE looks to overhaul its business by selling assets and cutting back on capital expenditure, it is stepping up its investment in Africa—Nigeria in particular.
EU countries saw lower bankruptcy rates in the first half of 2017, as did Canada. US bankruptcy filings dropped 5.5% in the 12-month period ended September 30, 2017.
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ECONOMIC DATA & ANALYSIS
While the percentage of female CFOs dipped slightly in 2017, more women were internally promoted to the CFO position.
Africa is emerging from last year’s slump, but slow growth of its largest economies is impeding recovery for many of its corporates.
Here is the list of countries that owe the most to foreign creditors in 2017. The United States leads, followed by the Euro area and the United Kingdom.
VIDEO & MULTIMEDIA
Sung-Yeop Kim, executive vice president and head of the Wealth Management Group and Private Banking for KEB Hana, talks with Global Finance about how his bank serves Asia’s growing ranks of wealthy.
Saod Obaidalla, executive vice president and head of Private Banking at Emirates NBD, speaks with Global Finance about the evolution of the regional economy and the bank’s plans to compete with global rivals.
Private bankers need new strategies to make themselves relevant to Asia’s wealth creators.