2014

World's Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers 2014

GOLD STANDARD By Rebecca Brace and Anita Hawser Global Finance presents the winners of its annual Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers awards. Global multinational corporates may have come out of the 2008 global financial crisis better off than the ...

2013

Cover Story: World’s Best Banks 2013

TECHNOLOGY IS THE TRUMP CARD   By Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero, Anita Hawser, Gordon Platt and Michael Shari   Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best banks globally, regionally and by country. The winners have all demonstrated dedication ...

Central Banker Report Cards 2013

‘A’ FOR EFFORT, ‘B-’ FOR RESULTS   By Antonio Guerrero, Anita Hawser and Gordon Platt   Global Finance presents its annual report on the performance of the world’s central bank governors.   There are a lot of new faces among ...

World’s Best Supply Chain Finance Providers 2013: Global Winners

By Anita Hawser and Paula L. Green   BEST SUPPLY-CHAIN FINANCE PROVIDER—BANK Citi Some of of the main prerequisites for a bank to be able to support supply-chain finance programs in different countries are its knowledge of local market regulations ...

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 ...

Equity Derivatives

FLYING BLIND   By Anita Hawser   Despite new entrants joining the market, the equity derivatives business saw a marked slowdown over the past year, and some well-established firms are now scaling back their operations.   After the global financial ...

2012

Islamic Finance Goes Global

COMING OF AGE   By Anit a Hawser   Islamic finance is starting to spread within the countries of North Africa with high Muslim concentrations.   Any discussion of Islamic finance usually includes Islamic financial hubs such as Malaysia or ...

Owen Leads New Unit At RBS

NEWSMAKERS: UNITED KINGDOM   By Anita Hawser   Since its bailout after the 2008 financial crisis, Royal Bank of Scotland has come under pressure from the government to increase lending, and recent reports suggest the government is considering fully nationalizing ...

UK: Race Heats Up For Next BOE Governor

NEWSMAKERS: UK   By Anita Hawser   The recent Libor scandal in British banking highlighted the power play that is going on behind the scenes as candidates vie for the governorship of the Bank of England when Mervyn King's second ...