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Best Countries for Doing Business 2013

The ease with which companies can start and run their businesses correlates with countries’ regulations and protection of property rights, according to the World Bank’s Doing Business 2013 report. In 2013 like in 2012, Singapore ranks first for the ease ...

World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2013: Country Winners

World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2013: Country Winners Algeria Banque Al Baraka D’Algérie Bahrain Al Baraka Islamic Bank Bahrain Bangladesh Islamic Bank Bangladesh Brunei Darussalam Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Egypt Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt Indonesia Bank Muamalat Indonesia Jordan ...

World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions: Global Winners

World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions: Global Winners Best Sukuk Bank HSBC Best Islamic Retail Bank Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Best Islamic Investment Bank Samba Best Takaful (Insurance) Provider Etiqa Takaful Berhad Best Asset Management Company CIMB Principal Islamic Asset Management ...

World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2013: Regional Winners

World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2013: Regional Winners Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Al Rajhi Bank Non-GCC Middle East/Africa Al Baraka Bank Asia Maybank Islamic Berhad Europe Bank of London and the Middle East GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL Al Rajhi Bank According ...

World’s Best Supply Chain Finance Providers 2013

Global Finance Names the World’s Best Supply Chain Finance Providers 2013 NEW YORK, May 16, 2013 – Global Finance magazine has released its sixth annual rankings for the World’s Best Supply Chain Finance Providers, to be published in an exclusive ...

World’s Best Subcustodian Banks 2013

Global Finance Names the World’s Best Subcustodian Banks 2013 NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 – Global Finance magazine has released its eleventh annual ranking of the “Best Subcustodians.” This exclusive survey will be published in the July/August issue. Global Finance ...

World's Best Banks 2013: Europe

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt TOUGH TIMES CONTINUE IN EUROPE Europe remains mired in recession. Apart from Germany and the Nordics, major European economies are either flatlining or, as among the southern peripherals, contracting further ...

World's Best Banks 2013: Africa

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt MOBILE BANKING STIMULATES ECONOMIC GROWTH IN AFRICA Africa is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world for mobile payments. Money transfers using mobile phones will exceed $200 billion in ...

World's Best Banks 2013: Middle East

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt CONSERVATIVE LENDING AND RECORD EARNINGS IN THE MIDDLE EAST Many of the largest banks in the Middle East posted record earnings in 2012, as they continued to pursue conservative lending ...

World's Best Banks 2013: Latin America

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt LOCAL BANKS INCREASE MARKET SHARE While European banks have dominated Latin America’s banking sector for more than a decade, their stronghold has recently weakened. Some have sold local assets to ...

World's Best Banks 2013: Asia

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt REGIONAL ECONOMY ON SOLID GROWTH PATH Asia’s regional economy continues to grow steadily, despite the tepid recovery in the United States and sovereign debt issues in Europe. The region’s banks, ...

World's Best Banks 2013: North America

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt RECORD EARNINGS FOR CANADIAN BANKS Canadian banks have continued to report record earnings, despite a slowdown in the Canadian economy, surprising most analysts. Plus, they have avoided many of the ...

World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2013

Global Finance Names the World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2013 NEW YORK, April 19, 2013 - Global Finance magazine has announced its sixth annual awards for the World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions. A full report on the selections will appear ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Sector Winners

SECTOR WINNERS By Michael Shari SECTOR WINNERS Consumer Citi Financial Institutions Citi Healthcare Piper Jaffray Industrials/Chemicals Jefferies Infrastructure China Construction Bank Corp Media/Entertainment J.P. Morgan Metals & Mining BMO Capital Markets Oil & Gas Goldman Sachs Power Morgan Stanley Real ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Country Winners

COUNTRY WINNERS By Michael Shari COUNTRY WINNERS NORTH AMERICA Canada BMO Capital Markets US J.P. Morgan LATIN AMERICA Argentina Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires Brazil Itaú BBA Chile Banco de Chile Colombia Bancolombia Mexico Santander Mexico EUROPE Austria Erste ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Global Winners

GLOBAL WINNERS By Michael Shari GLOBAL WINNERS Best Investment Bank J.P. Morgan Best in Emerging Markets Bank of America Merrill Lynch Best in Frontier Markets Qatar National Bank Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley Best Debt Bank Bank of America Merrill ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Deals of the Year

DEALS OF THE YEAE By Michael Shari DEALS OF THE YEAR Best Equity Deal US Treasury/American International Group (AIG) $20.7 billion follow-on offering, September 2012. Bookrunners Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Morgan ...