New patterns are disrupting global trade, altering relationships and reshaping international business practices.
This year's winners are finding ways to cope with stricter regulations and rising interest rates.
In a Q&A, Deutsche Bank's Zafar Aziz says innovation in the depositary receipts industry can free up the flow of capital across borders.
Northern Trust's Peter Cherecwich fields our questions about how data is impacting the custody business.
Pension managers are embracing new attitudes toward risk and adding high-level services as the needs of clients needs evolve.
In a Q&A, NISA’s David Eichhorn explains how the rising importance of risk management is changing the pension business.
Mercer Global Investments' Michael Dempsey speaks with Global Finance about the growth of multimanager asset management.
Allan Hadid, chief operating officer of BTG Pactual Asset Management, speaks with Global Finance about investment strategies, local presence and his firm’s unusual approach.
This emerging markets expert discusses the prospects for Brazil, Russian sanctions, Qatar's isolation and more in our Global Salon.
Six years after its bailout, Portugal is still saddled with one of the highest levels of debt in the region.
Serbia finds success yet faces challenges as it works to take its place on the world economic stage.
Q&A: Adriana Alvarado, DBRS's Portugal expert, discusses the nation's vulnerabilities, long-term growth prospects and needed reforms.
Portugal looks much healthier as it emerges from its deepest economic crisis in four decades.
Hong Kong has grown beyond most expectations since its reunification with China two decades ago. But Shanghai and Shenzhen pose fresh challenges.
The UK has brought criminal charges against Barclays and four former executives over deals made with Qatar in the depths of the 2008 financial crisis.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has expressed support for China’s massive One Belt, One Road infrastructure-upgrade plan. But his endorsement comes with a lot of ifs.
Without clear leadership, the world’s biggest ride-hailing company enters a phase of uncertainty.
Former OneWest Bank CEO Joseph Otting is expected to play a key role in carrying out President Trump’s plan to deregulate financial services.
Uncertainty about the UK's plan to leave the European Union is making Britain's business community nervous.
Ivan Pilný’s economic leadership could be critical in the coming months, given the Czech Republic's overdependence on challenged European countries.
Corporate Finance & Capital
New rules could make it harder for companies to book profits in places with favorable tax rates.
The Swedish payments platform's huge customer base gives it an advantage as it expands into banking and other product lines.
Financing start-ups with “initial coin offerings,” or ICOs, could potentially upend both the investment banking and venture capital industries.
Mergers and acquisitions in retail are ramping up as bricks-and-mortar chains cope with changing consumer habits. An added benefit: getting more data on shoppers.
Encouraged by its successful bond sale in June, Argentina is planning another bond offer. But some experts are cautious ahead of October's midterm election.
Recent scandals and tragedies involving Brazilian companies, banks and public-sector agencies are turning into an opportunity for public-relations firms.
Company executives are under greater pressure to respond to global issues, as business and politics intersect in new ways.
China's inclusion into MSCI's global benchmark equity index next year could have far-reaching ripple effects both inside and outside of the country.
As currency trading increases in China and new technologies emerge, the regulatory environment is changing.
This year's supplement focuses on the key themes on the Sibos agenda, like open banking and its risks, co-location and cybersecurity, regtech and innovation, and spending smartly on tech.
Global Finance magazine’s annual supplement takes an in-depth look at cybersecurity, regtech, compliance, and other key themes facing banking and finance leaders.
Rules requiring banks to make client data available to third parties are taking shape, generating both trepidation and excitement in the fintech world.
Regtech firms have new tools to help the financial industry meet stricter regulatory requirements and fight cyberthreats.
Zelle is simplifying peer-to-peer digital payments in hopes of winning over mainstream mobile-banking customers.
Forming partnerships can be a good way for banks to quickly add new features, as long as they don’t get distracted from their long-term vision.
Banking in the Asean region is being transformed by rising competition, regulation and fintech.
As more companies outsource information management to the Cloud or colocation services, focus on data protection increases.
GCC Regional Report
An overview with links all the stories in our regional report on the GCC.
GCC economies are still a relative haven for foreign investors and a favored destination for direct investment, despite the drag of low oil prices.
A new crown prince is in a stronger position to implement the Saudi’s ambitious Vision 2030 program.
The longer Qatar’s standoff from its Arab neighbors drags on, the worse the damage will be.
With high per-capita incomes and strong mobile use, the GCC is poised for a surge in online shopping. Still, air-conditioned malls retain their allure.
New approaches to labor management can help GCC economies wean themselves away from their energy dependence.
The CEO of the Saudi stock exchange talks to Global Finance about reforms that are opening the market to foreign investors ahead of Saudi Aramco's listing in 2018.
There are opportunities in Gulf-region property markets—if you know where to look.
How Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Qatar are adjusting to new oil-market realities.