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Worlds Safest Banks 2016: Global Top 50

Global Finance Magazine's 16th annual ranking of the World's Safest Banks illustrates how  sovereign rating upgrades impact the perceived strength of a country's financial institutions. 

 

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The Happiest Countries in the World 2015

The Happiest Countries in the World 2015

The study bases its rankings on data from the Gallup World Poll and takes into account variables such as real GDP per capita, healthy life expectancy, corruption levels and social freedoms.

Best Global Brands 2015

Best Global Brands 2015

The American Marketing Association defines a “brand” as “a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers.” Some marketing researchers assert that brands are one of the most valuable assets that a company has.

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World’s Safest Banks 2016: Safest Islamic Banks

Abu Dhabi’s Al Hilal Bank is the safest Islamic bank in the six GCC states, replacing Al Rajhi Bank of Saudi Arabia, which falls to seventh position following downgrades prompted by the downgrading of the Saudi government. Kuwait Finance House ...

Worlds Safest Banks 2016: Global Top 50

Worlds Safest Banks 2016: Global Top 50

Global Finance Magazine's 16th annual ranking of the World's Safest Banks illustrates how  sovereign rating upgrades impact the perceived strength of a country's financial institutions. 

 

From the Wires

21st Century Fox Wants All of Sky -- WSJ

By Shalini Ramachandran, Austen Hufford and David Benoit The Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox Inc. is making another run at buying the rest of Sky PLC, the U.K.-based pay-TV giant, five years after its previous attempt was thwarted and as ...

Tiny Collectibles Are Packing Toy Aisles -- WSJ

Stores hope that new smaller toys can keep shoppers coming back for more all year By Paul Ziobro Tiny collectibles including Shopkins, Num Noms and Tsum Tsum are helping toy retailers solve an age-old problem: how to get people into ...