Winners’ Circle: Subcustodians

REIGNING SUPREME


By Kathryn Tully


Global Finance evaluates the Best of the Best Subcustodians in The Winners' Circle: An ongoing look at the top awards winners over the magazine's 25-year history, launched as part of our 25th Anniversary in ...

Islamic Financing Facility To Be Tested By US Courts

MILESTONES: MIDDLE EAST / US

By Anita Hawser

The ability of US bankruptcy law to handle shariah-compliant structures is being tested after Bahraini firm Arcapita Bank’s decision in March to file for bankruptcy protection in the US.

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Business as usual ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: Middle East

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS JUMP INTO THE MARKETS

By Gordon Platt

Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are once again dipping their toes in markets worldwide, even those that saw investments last year grow cold.

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Saudi power company launches landmark sukuk ...

Middle East Transaction Banking

NEW GRAVITATIONAL PULL

By Ryan Harrison

As companies in the region expand globally, their treasury and trade processes are growing in sophistication. As a result, transaction banking is becoming an ever-more-important business driver for both regional and global banks in ...