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Reader's Choice | Top 5 Award Stories For 2017

Reader's Choice | Top 5 Award Stories For 2017

Since the magazine's launch in 1987,  Global Finance awards have become a benchmark for excellence in financial sector verticals such as digital banking, foreign exchange, private banking and trade finance. Here are the 5 awards stories that got the most attention in 2017.

ING wins 'Best Bank In The World' award for 2017

Koos Timmermans, CFO of ING, winner of our first Best Bank In The World award, speaks with Global Finance Magazine editor Andrea Fiano about how his bank succeeded in establishing a global footprint by following its clients, and the lesson that ING took from fintechs: focus on the user experience.

KfW 'World's Safest Bank' for 2017

Lutz-Christian Funke, executive director of KfW, The World’s Safest Bank for several consecutive years, discusses with GFMag editor Andrea Fiano Germany’s political balancing act and economic stability, Europe’s refugee problem, and KfW’s collaborations with other European banks and political agencies.

Top 10 Safest Banks In Europe

The full exclusive survey will be published in the November 2017 issue as part of the publication’s 26th annual ranking of the World’s Safest Banks.

Safest 25 Commercial Banks In The World

The full exclusive survey will be published in the November 2017 issue as part of the publication’s 26th annual ranking of the World’s Safest Banks.

Best Bank In The World | Q&A with ING CEO

ING CEO Ralph Hamers talks to Global Finance about what it has taken for the bank to turnaround after the financial crisis, its digital strategy and the changes expected to disrupt the banking system in future.

Top 10 Safest Banks In Middle East For 2017

Global Finance has named the Safest Islamic financial institutions in the Gulf Cooperation Council  (GCC) and the safest banks in the middle east in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2017 issue.

Top 25 Safest Banks In Emerging Markets

Global Finance has named the top 50 safest banks in the emerging markets. The full survey will be published in Global Finance's November 2017 issue.

World's Safest Banks 2017 | A Measure of Safety

World's Safest Banks 2017 | A Measure of Safety

Banks come, go, merge and split, but our annual Safest bank ratings provide a consistent measure of bank stability. Read ahead to find out the top 50 global banks and other rankings.