Fed Prepares To Clamp Down On Foreign Banks

MILESTONES: US/GLOBAL By Gordon Platt The US Federal Reserve wants foreign banks with large operations in the US to be subject to the same rules on capital and liquidity that apply to big US banks. Tarullo wants foreign banks with ...

FX Supplement: Who’s Who In Foreign Exchange

WHO’S WHO By Gordon Platt Global Finance ’s annual list of Who’s Who in Foreign Exchange Mohamed El Aroussi Arab African International Bank Chief dealer and head of FX desk El Aroussi, chief dealer at Arab African International Bank, has ...

Latin America: Brazilian Protectionism

BARRIERS TO ENTRY By Antonio Guerrero Though its economic growth may be stalling, Brazil is still an attractive destination for investors. But the recent imposition of tariffs on certain imports has sparked an international ruckus. For several years now, the ...

FX: Euro Supported By ECB Plan To Buy Bonds

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: FOREIGN EXCHANGE By Gordon Platt The euro rebounded to a two-month high in early September, as European policymakers approved a plan to lower borrowing costs for debt-laden members of the euro area through open-ended purchases of bonds ...

Africa: Oil & Gas

DIFFFICULT CHOICES By Antonio Guerrero African oil producers stand to benefit from continued sanctions on Iranian oil exports. But their path is not without challenges. As the US and EU tighten the screws on Iran, imposing sanctions on Iranian oil ...

FX: Central Banks Could Help Euro

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: FOREIGN EXCHANGE By Gordon Platt A favorable ruling by Germany's constitutional court on the legitimacy of the eurozone's permanent bailout fund, and coordinated easing by global central banks are both needed to ease concerns about Europe's debt ...

Poland Shines In CEE

STAR GAZING By Vanessa Drucker Among Central and Eastern European countries, Poland’s economic performance clearly stands out. Unlike other countries it has the luxury of economic growth, and it boasts a large domestic market that can pick up the slack ...