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MOROCCO: STABLE, AND WELL-SITUATED

FRONTIER MARKETS REPORT | MOROCCO
Morocco boasts solid outward FDI, geopolitical stability and proximity to key markets, but corruption is commonplace.

RECOVERY IS UNDER WAY IN CEE

REGIONAL REPORT | CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE
Central European countries are starting to recover, with growth accelerating in most markets. But the region’s banks still have some trials to overcome.

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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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Global Finance Names The Stars Of China 2014

Global Finance Names The Stars Of China 2014

NEW YORK, September 18, 2014 — Global Finance is proud to present the winners of the 7th annual Stars of China Awards, honoring the best banks and companies in China. Global Finance’s Stars of China Awards are the preeminent evaluation ...

BEST INTERNET BANKS 2014 – ROUND 1

BEST INTERNET BANKS 2014 – ROUND 1

In this first installment of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the top online corporate and consumer banks by country and then by region, according to product or service category.

From the Wires

Canadian Economy Stalls Unexpectedly in July

By Nirmala Menon OTTAWA--Canada's economy stalled unexpectedly in July after six straight monthly increases due to declines in energy and mining, agriculture, utilities and wholesale trade, according to Statistics Canada data Tuesday. The weak kick-off to third quarter gross domestic ...

Slovak Central Bank Cuts Growth Forecasts on Slowing Exports

By Leos Rousek BRATISLAVA, Slovakia--The Slovak central bank Tuesday lowered its economic forecasts for 2014 and 2015, amid concerns about slowing exports due to Western economic sanctions against Russia. The National Bank of Slovakia sees the country's gross domestic product ...