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Offering inventory financing to commodity traders brings much-needed liquidity to the Islamic trade finance market.

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From The Winners @ SIBOS 2014

From The Winners @ SIBOS 2014

Inside Sibos | Video
Global Finance honored the winners of its 2014 Transaction Processing Awards at a ceremony on Oct. 1, 2014 at the Harvard Club in Boston, MA during SIBOS 2014.

Our editors interviewed representatives from winning organizations at the event and on the conference floor.

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From The Winners @ SIBOS 2014

From The Winners @ SIBOS 2014

Inside Sibos | Video
Global Finance honored the winners of its 2014 Transaction Processing Awards at a ceremony on Oct. 1, 2014 at the Harvard Club in Boston, MA during SIBOS 2014.

Our editors interviewed representatives from winning organizations at the event and on the conference floor.

Global Data

Cost of Living Worldwide

Cost of Living Worldwide

The OECD defines a cost of living index (COLI) as an index that measures the change in the minimum expenditures that would be incurred by a utility-maximizing consumer, whose preferences or tastes remain unchanged, in order to maintaining a given level of utility (or standard of living or welfare).

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 ...

Awards & Rankings

WORLD’S BEST BANKS 2014

WORLD’S BEST BANKS 2014

Global Finance unveils its annual list of the  best banks globally, regionally and by country. The banking industry remains under stress, but there are bright spots.

BEST IN CLASS

BEST IN CLASS

ANNUAL SURVEY | WORLD’S BEST BANKS
A selection of winners from Global Finance’s awards program over the past year.

From the Wires

Russia to Ban All Fruit and Vegetable Imports From Ukraine

By Alexander Kolyandr MOSCOW--Moscow is to ban import of all fruits and vegetables from Ukraine starting Wednesday, Russia's agriculture watchdog said Tuesday. The ban is a further extension of Russia's series of trade sanctions against its neighbor. Russia started to ...

EU Broadens Sanctions Over Syria

BRUSSELS--The European Union named 16 people and two companies that will be targeted by fresh sanctions against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, including an oil-trading firm from the United Arab Emirates. The bloc's foreign ministers decided Monday to extend sanctions ...

Total SA CEO Spoke Out Against Russian Sanctions

By Sam Schechner and James Marson Hours before Total SA Chief Executive Christophe de Margerie died in a Moscow plane crash, the French oil titan was fighting for a cause he often championed in his 40-year career: an end to ...