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Cover Story : World’s Best Companies List

NORTH AMERICA AIRLINES JETBLUE AIRWAYS CEO and Director: David Neeleman After gaining passenger loyalty in the US with its goal of “bringing humanity back to air travel,” JetBlue went international this year, adding flights to two Caribbean destinations. The airline ...

Features : Best Banks In 2004

Global Finance selects the winners from among the leading banks that create and implement financing plans for major projects around the world. Private finance initiatives, or PFIs, in Europe, big petrochemical plants in Asia and power-sector restructurings in the United ...

Cover Story : World’s Best Companies

The seventh annual survey of the World’s Best Companies profiles the global leaders and the top regional players. For most of the world’s top compa-nies this has been a remarkable year. Revenues have been rising strongly and, for many, profits ...

Cover Story : World’s Best Banks

THE WORLD’S BEST GLOBAL BANKS A growing global economy made it some-what easier to be a banker in the past 12 months, as credit risks generally de-clined and de-mand for bank-ing services was brisk. The skills of the world’s bankers ...

Features : World's Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers

WORLD’S BESTB ANKS The big international banks make it look easy, sweeping up dollars and euros and various other currencies from remote corners of the world and investing the resulting cash pile in the highest-yielding instruments with acceptable risks, in ...

Cover Story : World’s Best Banks/asia Pacific

ASIA PACIFIC ARMENIA HSBC BANK ARMENIA Armenia’s banking sector has largely consolidated, but it is still relatively trouble plagued. Even after so many problem banks have closed, HSBC’s ability to provide banking services and products has helped it care out ...

Features : The World’s Best Internet Banks, 2004

In the first of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best online corporate and consumer banks by country and product or service category. I t’s hard to believe that it has been 10 years since Web banking kicked off. ...

Features : The World's Best Sub-custodians

World’s Best Sub-Custodians Global Finance selects the winners in a specialized area of finance that enables global investing to exist. Sub-custody involves a wide range of securities services, including clearance and settlement, safekeeping, cash management, record keeping, securities lending, client ...

Features : Best Investment Banks

Citigroup scored a remarkable triumph for a commercial and retail bank by outperforming the cream of the crop in the first annual Global Finance Investment Banks Awards. In a triumph that evokes images of a ‘blue-collar’ horse like Funny Cide ...

Features : The Best Emerging Market Banks 2004

Emerging markets are poised to post their strongest growth in 20 years. Global Finance has picked the banks in 73 emerging market countries and four regions that have best been able to help their clients benefit from the upturn. All ...

Features : World’s Best Treasury Providers

Global Finance selects the best in the world. The big international banks make it look easy, sweeping up dollars and euros and various other currencies from remote corners of the world and investing the resulting cash pile in the highestyielding ...

Features : World’s Best Foreign Exchange Banks 2004

Global Finance selects the leaders in the world’s biggest financial market. EVERY THREE YEARS the Bank for International Settlements takes a “snapshot” of the foreign exchange market, with central banks around the world contributing simultaneous surveys of market activity. When ...

Features : World’s Best Trade Finance Banks

Therebounding global economy is creating opportunities for cross-border sales, but only the foolhardy operate without the safety net provided by a good trade banker. Citigroup, through its Banamex subsidiary, was selected to arrange the financing for Aeromexico’s purchase of spare ...

Features : The World’s Best Internet Banks 2003

In the second of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the Regional and Global Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks and Best Consumer Internet Banks, as well as global sub-category winners. GLOBAL SUB-CATEGORY WINNERS Best Corporate/Institutional Integrated Site Best Corporate/Institutional Web Site ...

Cover Story : The Best Companies In Asia

ANNUAL SURVEY AIRLINES Singapore Airlines CEO: Chew Choon Seng It is a measure of Singapore Airlines’ strength that it took the SARS epidemic to cause it to post its firstever quarterly loss in the quarter that ended in June. The ...

Cover Story : The Best Companies In Europe

ANNUAL SURVEY AIRLINES Ryanair CEO: Michael O’Leahy Despite a setback in the French courts recently over aid from local governments, Ryanair is by far Europe’s most successful airline. CEO Michael O’Leahy’s abrasive management style wins him few friends, but Ryanair ...

Cover Story : The World’s Best Companies 2003

The sixth annual exclusive Global Finance survey of the World’s Best Companies profiles global leaders in 28 industries or sectors and identifies the top regional players. AIRLINES Emirates President: Dermot Mannion As a private company little is known about the ...

Cover Story : The Best Companies In Latin America

ANNUAL SURVEY AIRLINES LanChile Executive Vice President and CEO: Enrique Cueto Plaza LanChile’s operational efficiency, passenger loyalty and steady revenue growth in both its cargo and its passenger business segments continue to drive the company’s profitability, even as other Latin ...

Cover Story : The Best Companies In North America

ANNUAL SURVEY AIRLINES JetBlue Airways CEO and Director: David Neeleman JetBlue has added some ‘frills’ to the ‘no-frills’ airline sector, offering leather seats, free live TV at each seat and a fleet of 47 new Airbus A320s—in addition to low ...

Cover Story : World’s Best Banks 2003

AFTER WEATHERING TWO terrible years, the world’s banks must have been looking forward to a less tempestuous time in 2003. And that was what they got. Sure, there have been trouble spots in the past year, too, but most of ...