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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.

Thinking Forward

Thinking Forward

ING, long a pioneer in direct banking, is planning for a digital future that chairman and CEO Ralph Hamers says will transform the experience of both retail and wholesale customers.

Growing With Startups

Growing With Startups

Sim Tshabalala, joint group chief executive of Standard Bank, explains how the continent’s biggest bank will benefit from Africa’s coming renewal.

The World's Best Banks 2017

The World's Best Banks 2017

Global Finance names the winners of its 24th annual awards for the World’s Best Banks, by region and by country

Building On Improvements

Building On Improvements

With Latin growth poised to accelerate, Santander is positioned to benefit from improved growth and stability, says Antonio Cortina, deputy director of economic research

Embracing Prudence

Embracing Prudence

CEO Nemeh Sabbagh talks to Global Finance about how Arab Bank combines careful management with innovation in a region facing a challenging environment.

Q&A with Al Baraka: Cracking Africa

Q&A with Al Baraka: Cracking Africa

Al Baraka Banking Group is expanding into new markets and seeking greater share in its home countries, says Adnan Ahmed Yousif, chairman and chief executive.

Best Bank Awards 2017

Best Bank Awards 2017

An overview of our analysis and coverage of the World's Best Banks, as Global Finance marks its twenty-fourth year giving these awards.