Events in Ukraine have changed the outlook for Russia. Now the country faces choices about its global role that could affect the rest of the world for decades. Which path will it take?
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FRONTIER MARKETS REPORT | MOROCCO
Morocco boasts solid outward FDI, geopolitical stability and proximity to key markets, but corruption is commonplace.
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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Inside Sibos | Day 3
“Global Transaction Banking is the fastest growing unit in Société Générale,” says Christian Behaghel, head of GTB at Societe Generale. “It is a very stable business, and while we generate something like 6% of the total revenue of the bank, we are experiencing growth of our revenue of 10-15% a year.” This compares, he says to some areas of retail banking that have 0-2% growth a year.
Inside Sibos | Day 3
This year’s Sibos event is set to see a greater focus on the use of technology to support trade. Since the launch of the Bank Payment Obligation (BPO), and the publication last year of the Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligation (URBPO) by the International Chamber of Commerce, adoption of the new instrument has been gradual—but across the industry there is increasing focus on how technology can be deployed in an area traditionally dominated by paper.
The most commonly accepted definition of the wealthiest countries is to determine how rich the average resident of a country is.
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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By Todd Buell FRANKFURT-The European Central Bank kept interest rates unchanged at record lows Thursday, as officials wait to see if aggressive stimulus measures announced in June and September are enough to boost inflation from ultralow rates and provide a ...
PARIS--German car maker Daimler AG plans to launch a Mercedes E-Class model with advanced autonomous driving functions in 2016, the company's chief executive officer said Thursday. "We plan to affirm our leading position in this market with the next generation ...
By Jason Douglas and Art Patnaude LONDON--The Bank of England on Thursday asked the U.K. government for powerful new tools to curb real estate lending, underscoring officials' concerns over risks the country's housing market poses to the wider economy. The ...