2015

Brazil: Heading Towards Recession

Brazil: Heading Towards Recession

Global Finance sat down with José Francisco de Lima Gonçalves, a professor of economics at São Paulo University and chief economist at Banco Fator, to discuss his views on Brazil in 2015.

2014

ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING FIGHTER CHAIRS KEY VATICAN UNIT

ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING FIGHTER CHAIRS KEY VATICAN UNIT

Vatican | Newsmakers
René Brülhart, known as the “James Bond of the financial world” for his high-profile role in cases such as the return of assets from Saddam Hussein to post-war Iraq and the uncovering of the Siemens bribery scandal, has become chairman of the Vatican’s anti-money-laundering unit.

 

THE ROAD TO CONVERGENCE

THE ROAD TO CONVERGENCE

Global Finance sat down with Russell Golden, chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, to discuss the current activities of the FASB—including its recently issued standard on revenue recognition, a joint effort with the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).

NOT FOR THE FAINTHEARTED

NOT FOR THE FAINTHEARTED

SPECIAL REPORT: LATIN AMERICAN INVESTMENT BANKING
Small, but quite competitive, Latin America’s investment banking markets are upbeat this year, driven mainly by infrastructure growth.

Middle East Capital Markets: GCC Triumph

MIDDLE EAST 2014 SUPPLEMENT By Tiziana Barghini Stock markets in GCC countries, in particular Dubai and Abu Dhabi, have capitalized on the political and economic uncertainty that continues to pervade other Middle Eastern markets more than three years on from ...

An EU In Africa?

MILESTONES   By Tiziana Barghini   Twenty-two years after the Maastricht Treaty—which paved the way for Europe’s economic and monetary union—was signed, five Eastern African countries have inked a similar pact for an area that is much smaller than the ...

Global Salon: Francisco Ferreira

SIDESTEPPING THE BOOM AND BUST   By Tiziana Barghini   Global Finance sat down with Francisco Ferreira, chief economist, Africa, at the World Bank, to discuss the continent’s economic outlook. The pace of growth in Africa hovered around an impressive ...

2013