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COMPLIANCE GOES GLOBAL: THE UNAVOIDABLE COSTS OF INCREASING REGULATION

Cover Story | Compliance
As the US has extended its regulatory reach beyond its own borders, other jurisdictions have followed its lead. Global corporations face an ever-growing burden in maintaining compliance with increasingly complex regulatory and reporting regimes. This is affecting their budgets, their structuring and also their strategy.

CAUCASUS | HEADING IN THREE DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS

Regional Report | The Caucasus
Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia, the nations that make up the region of the Caucasus, are all working hard to improve their business and economic climates, but with varying degrees of success.

 

ISTANBUL FINANCIAL CENTER: UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Country Report | Turkey - Islamic Finance
Officials in Turkey have long declared their intentions to transform Istanbul into an international financial center. Islamic finance could be the key to making that goal a reality.

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Global Finance Names The Innovators 2015 - Transaction Services

Global Finance Names The Innovators 2015 - Transaction Services

Bank Innovation | The Innovators 2015: The 25 Most Innovative Bank And Fintech Solutions Of The Past Year. Global Finance has announced its third annual listing of the most innovative banks and fintech companies in treasury and transaction services.

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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 (Executive 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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Cities With Highest Cost Of Living

Cities With Highest Cost Of Living

Mercer’s Global Cost of Living Rankings uses New York as the base city, comparing 214 cities against it. The rankings measure the comparative cost of over 200 items, including housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods, and entertainment.

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 ...

Awards & Rankings

WORLD’S BEST BANKS 2015

WORLD’S BEST BANKS 2015

Global Finance presents the winners of its 22nd annual awards for the World’s Best Banks. 

From the Wires

U.S. Productivity Falls 1.9% in First Quarter

WASHINGTON--U.S. worker productivity fell in the opening months of 2015, the latest sign of sluggish economic growth at the start of the year. The productivity of nonfarm workers, measured as the output of goods and services per hour worked, decreased ...

CURRENCIES: Weak ADP Jobs Report Weighs On Dollar

By Joseph Adinolfi, MarketWatch The dollar traded lower Wednesday, extending its losses after payrolls processor ADP released an April employment number that was much weaker than what the market had expected, prompting investors to worry that the U.S. remains in ...