The prolonged downturn in oil and other commodity prices has pushed petrochemical and mining firms out of the Global Finance rankings of the best-performing companies in sub-Saharan Africa this year.
Blockchain technology finally gets "real" with a letter-of-credit deal between Ornua, an Irish dairy company, and state-owned wholesaler Seychelles Trading Company.
Corporate compliance and due diligence headaches may be easing, as a number of new services have been launched to help companies screen suppliers against global sanctions lists. Ever-increasing regulatory requirements, including broader monitoring and compliance obligations, and ever-changing sanctions and ...
Use cases for blockchain technology are rapidly being developed and tested throughout the financial services industry—and beyond—from the Australian Securities Exchange to payments infrastructure providers. But perhaps one of the most compelling areas where blockchain could truly redefine financial services ...
Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best banks globally, regionally and by country. The winners have provided the best service to clients.
SIBOS Supersection 2015 | Introduction
Digital trade is a key theme for the corporate forum at SWIFT’s Sibos conference in Singapore in October.
The Innovators 2015 - Transactions Services, is Global Finance's annual listing of the most innovative banks and fintech companies in treasury and transaction services. The firms in this category are honored for launching products or services that are transforming the transaction services landscape for consumers and financial institutions. Global Finance uses the OECD's Oslo Manual Of Innovation to evaluate honorees.
The Innovators 2015 - Transactions Services, is Global Finance's annual listing of key innovations in treasury and transaction services. The financial institutions included in the list are honored for launching products or services that are transforming the corporate transaction services landscape. Global Finance uses the OECD's Oslo Manual Of Innovation to evaluate honorees.
Data on life expectancy offers insight into the health of countries around the world and, as such, into their citizens' chances and ability to prosper.
Population distribution refers to the arrangement or spread of people living in a given area and includes how the population of an area is arranged according to variables, such as age, race or sex.
Global Finance’s first annual ranking of the top-performing companies in the Middle East shows how much of the region is still in the early stages of reducing its dependence on oil.
Inside Sibos | Day 1
Global Finance spoke with Joy Cave, vice president and treasurer of international property insurer FM Global, about how the firm measures and manages relationships with its transaction banking partners and how that has changed in light of market and regulatory developments in recent years—both key topics of discussion for corporate treasurers attending SWIFT’s Sibos conference in Boston this week.
TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT | GLOBAL TRANSACTION BANKING
With transaction banks in a state of global change, what is the impact for corporates?
TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT | GLOBAL FINANCE CASH 25
The Global Finance Cash 25 ranks public companies by cash, cash equivalents and short-term securities on their balance sheets. Data is gathered from more than 70,000 public companies worldwide. It is a ranking of nonfinancial corporations—we exclude financial institutions from the list.
TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT | WHO'S WHO
Global Finance ’s annual list of Who’s Who in Treasury & Cash Management
Our list of the Top 25 Global Public Companies By Cash On Balance Sheet.
SIBOS SUPERSECTION 2014 | THE INNOVATORS
Global Finance presents its second annual look at some of the key innovations over the past year within the transaction services space. We make use of the OECD’s Oslo Manual of Innovation, along with submissions, key research and the input of experts, to evaluate those banks and service providers that stand out in terms of innovation over the past year.
SIBOS SUPERSECTION 2014 | INTRODUCTION
The Sibos financial services conference—sponsored each year by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)—will be held in Boston this year in September and, according to organizers, is likely to have a record turnout of attendees and media.
These rankings measure the comparative cost of over 200 items, including housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods, and entertainment. New York is used as the base city, comparing 214 cities against it.
Bankers World Online, the latest version of the SWIFTRef data repository, links to new data sources and provides insight for counterparty risk management and regulatory reporting.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. A cliché, to be sure, but one that rings true right now for corporate treasury & cash management. Companies continue to hold on to cash, as is abundantly clear in ...
CFO INTERVIEW — A GLOBAL VIEW By Denise Bedell Nick Fanandakis, EVP and CFO of global agriculture, industrial bioscience and advanced materials company DuPont, sat down with Global Finance to discuss the firm’s growth strategy, resource allocation and ...
A GLOBAL CONNECTION SWIFT’s annual Sibos conference is just around the corner, and this year attendees will gather in Dubai. With Middle Eastern companies following the trend now seen in many emerging markets and increasing the sophistication of their ...
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Equity Indices measure the US dollar price change in the stock markets covered by the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI) and the S&P Frontier Broad Market Index (BMI). The Global BMI consists of ...
Electronic payment can refer just to e-commerce--or payments for buying and selling goods or services offered online--or to any type of electronic funds transfer. It includes such payment channels as direct debit, e-money, card payments, and credit transfers. Data is ...