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INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE: BRIDGING THE GLOBAL GAP

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As economic growth languishes and worries about the specter of deflation mount, much-needed infrastructure development and new sources of project financing could provide a panacea to global growth.
 

NEW LIFE IN EQUITY DERIVATIVES

Market Report | Equity Derivatives
With volatility rising from historic lows on the equity derivatives market, investment banks are finding renewed interest from clients among nonfinancial corporations.

EGYPT SEES FDI AS KEY TO GROWTH

FDI Update
After four years of challenges in the social, economic and political space, Egypt rolls out the welcome mat for foreign direct investors.

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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 ...

Awards & Rankings

Global Finance Names The World’s Best Investment Banks 2015

Global Finance Names The World’s Best Investment Banks 2015

Global Finance magazine has named its 16th annual World’s Best Investment Banks by country, region and sector, as well as the Best Legal Advisers and the Deals of the Year, in an exclusive survey to be published in the April 2015 issue.

From the Wires

European Stocks Close Lower -- 5th Update

By Josie Cox European stocks closed lower Tuesday, as investors favored a cautious approach ahead of a European Central Bank monetary policy meeting this week. The Stoxx Europe 600 index closed 0.9% lower, reversing earlier gains of about 0.2%, which ...

Tech Firms Buy Up Property for Future Growth

By Eliot Brown Some of Silicon Valley's biggest companies are on a real estate buying binge, paying premium prices to make sure they have enough space for future expansion. Facebook Inc. is the latest to dive in, agreeing last month ...

Global Dairy Prices Inch Higher in Overnight Auction

By Rebecca Howard WELLINGTON, New Zealand--International dairy prices rose in the overnight GlobalDairyTrade auction for March 3, an international trading platform established by New Zealand's Fonterra Co-Operative Group Ltd. (FCG.NZ). The GDT Price Index, which covers a variety of products ...