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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. 

From the Wires

Dollar Sinks for Second Straight Week

By James Ramage The dollar fell broadly on Friday, capping its second consecutive weekly decline, on the latest sign that the U.S. economy is losing momentum. The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback's value against a basket ...

Comcast Kills Time Warner Cable Deal--7th Update

By Shalini Ramachandran Comcast Corp. on Friday terminated plans to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc., as increasing pressure from regulators prompted the end of the $45.2 billion deal. "Today, we move on. Of course, we would have liked to bring ...

Chesapeake to Pay $25 Million to Settle Michigan Charges

By Erin Ailworth Chesapeake Energy Corp. has agreed to pay $25 million to settle antitrust allegations made by Michigan's attorney general, as well as complaints that it misled hundreds of landowners to obtain leases in the state. Michigan Attorney General ...