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The Future of Financial Innovation

Throughout history, there have been major transformative periods where a single innovation has wrought profound social and economic changes over the next century 

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FM Global Beefs Up Resilience Index

FM Global Beefs Up Resilience Index

FM Global, one of the world’s largest business property insurers, four years ago created its Resilience Index to rank 130 countries and territories according to their ability to manage disruptive events. 

Delaware Mulls Rules For Distributed Ledgers

Delaware Mulls Rules For Distributed Ledgers

Delaware has proposed amendments to new legislation that would enable corporations to use distributed ledgers for record-keeping and to keep track of stock transactions, the state’s latest effort to be a first mover when it comes to blockchain technology. 

Reaping Interest Rewards With Raisin

Reaping Interest Rewards With Raisin

The partnership of mobile-only bank N26 with German fintech Raisin allows the bank to offer its clients, initially in Germany but across the EU beginning next year, the chance to open savings accounts with just a few taps. As Raisin ...

Recent Video

Gideon Rachman

Gideon Rachman

Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs commentator for the Financial Times and Author: Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century talks with Global Finance Magazine’s Managing Editor Edith Updike about Innovation. 

Global Data

The Safest Countries in the World

The Safest Countries in the World

The Global Finance ranking of World's Safest Countries incorporates three measures of security and safety, factoring natural disaster risk with measures of peace and crime. 

The Poorest Countries in the World

The Poorest Countries in the World

All these extremely fragile and underdeveloped economies have either recently been through a civil war or are suffering from ongoing sectarian or ethnic conflicts. 

The World's Richest and Poorest Countries

The World's Richest and Poorest Countries

Global Finance ranks the world’s richest and poorest countries for 2016, taking into consideration GDP per capita, adjusted for relative purchasing power.

Awards & Rankings

The Innovators 2017

The Innovators 2017

Global Finance magazine's anniversary special issue on Innovation includes our awards for top Innovators in Finance of 2017, as well as a look back at the top innovations of the last 30 years and a look ahead to what the future of finance portends. 

Flux Favors Innovation

Flux Favors Innovation

It’s been another crazy year, with Brexit, the election of Donald Trump as US president, tensions building up with Russia, continued strife and displacement in Syria and rising tensions in Asia, all of which are affecting global markets.

Design And Innovation Support Asset Growth

Design And Innovation Support Asset Growth

Islamic financial institutions continue to forge ahead in financial product innovation and process development, meeting conventional banks head-on in competition.

From the Wires

Intraparty Disputes Stall Republicans' Legislative Agenda

By Kristina Peterson and Richard Rubin WASHINGTON -- The Republican-controlled Congress is struggling to overcome intraparty fissures that have been expanding since the rise of the Tea Party in 2010, threatening to derail their legislative ambitions this year. On Tuesday, ...

Stock Selling Eases in Asia Trade -- Update

By Ese Erheriene Stock selling eased in Asia Pacific Wednesday from the overnight pace in the U.S. and Europe, where fears of monetary tightening by the European Central Bank sent markets lower. Citing signs of a strengthening recovery in the ...

News Highlights: Top Energy News of the Day

Oil Surges on Cyberattacks Oil prices surged after reports of significant cyberattacks on global businesses, including a shipper and a Russian oil giant. Rosneft Says Hacker Attack Has Hit Company Servers Russia state-controlled oil company PAO Rosneft said it was ...