Annual Awards honoring the Best Islamic Financial Institutions in the world.
Special Report | Private Banking
Offshore banking, the booking and management of assets outside an individual’s country of domicile, has taken a beating since the financial crisis.
Special Report | Bitcoin
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin that exchange digital information are a disruptive area for banks. The industry at first dismissed such currencies, but is now looking at how Bitcoin could change their business.
Q&A with Mike Maguid Abdelaaty, president, American Finance House Lariba, Whittier, California
Special Report | Fintech
By putting customers first, fintechs are using technology to provide more responsive and cost-effective financial solutions for clients.
The Innovators 2015
With IT giants like Apple and Google pushing into the mobile payments business, financial services companies are going on the offensive. How? By acting like venture capitalists.
Best Islamic Financial Institutions | Introduction
Islamic finance is breaking out, as long-awaited regulatory reform takes hold in key nations, boosting transparency and driving new business.
Special Report | Private Banking
The pace of global economic growth may have slowed since the financial crisis, but the creation and concentration of private financial wealth has revved up.
Special Report | U.S. Transaction Banking
Dealing with the regulatory complexities faced by their larger peers and without some of the flexibility of their smaller brethren, US regional transaction banks are building international partnerships and investing in best-of-breed technology platforms in order to win, and hold on to, corporate clients.
Country Report | Turkey - Islamic Finance
Officials in Turkey have long declared their intentions to transform Istanbul into an international financial center. Islamic finance could be the key to making that goal a reality.
Global Finance presents the winners of its 22nd annual awards for the World’s Best Banks.
Profiling this years winners of the World's Best Banks across all regions.
Global Finance talked money laundering, Cuba and banking regulation with David Schwartz, president and CEO of the Florida International Bankers Association, a nonprofit representing financial institutions in the US, Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe.
Launched just three years ago, FCM Bank is the only bank in Malta to specialize solely in savings and fixed-term offerings. During a talk with Global Finance, chief operating officer Vincent Ma explained why FCM Bank has zeroed in on those two products.
In an interview with Global Finance, Andrew Géczy, ANZ’s CEO of international and institutional banking (IIB), talked about Asia’s remarkable growth—and why the region’s financial system will likely overtake the combined US and European markets by 2030.
Special Report | The Digital Bank
Banks are using new technologies to help corporate clients make better financial decisions.
Management | Cash Management
New liquidity rules for banks may force multinational clients to hold more cash in local branches.
Banking | Europe
In its first round of QE, the ECB said that the bonds of only seven European financial institutions were eligible—until further revision, which won’t happen until at least April 15.
Newsmakers | United Kingdom
The appointment of Bill Winters to replace Peter Sands as CEO of Standard Chartered has been universally welcomed, as the troubled bank saw profits fall by 30% last year compared with 2013 levels.