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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

Natural Gas Prices Pull Back From a Two-Year High

By Stephanie Yang Natural gas prices closed lower on Wednesday, reversing gains after nearing a two-year high. Prices have rallied to the highest level since December 2014 as weather forecasts have shown below-average temperatures coming in across the country. Natural ...