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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.
 

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Banks are using new technologies to help corporate clients make better financial decisions.

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Brazil: Heading Towards Recession

Brazil: Heading Towards Recession

Global Finance sat down with José Francisco de Lima Gonçalves, a professor of economics at São Paulo University and chief economist at Banco Fator, to discuss his views on Brazil in 2015.

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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 ...

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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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Time Warner Cable Adviser Contacts Rival Cox--Update

By Shalini Ramachandran An investment banking adviser close to Time Warner Cable Inc. reached out to Cox Communications Inc. in recent days to discuss the possibility of a combination of the two cable companies, people familiar with the matter said. ...

MasterCard to Buy Analytics Company for $600 Million -- Update

By Josh Beckerman MasterCard Inc. agreed to acquire Applied Predictive Technologies, an analytics software that helps companies gauge things like pricing, marketing and merchandising, for $600 million, a deal it says helps differentiate its services to merchants. APT helps companies ...