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Features : Best Bank in Region: National Bank of Kuwait

MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA Prudent risk management has kept National Bank of Kuwait’s books relatively clear of non-performing loans, but to call NBK conservative would be to ignore the bank’s dynamism in the face of a sluggish operating environment. At ...

Features : Best in Region: Bank Austria Creditanstalt

BEST BANKS—CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE Bankers at Bank Austria Creditanstalt (BACA) much prefer talking about their exploits in central and eastern Europe than events closer to home—and little wonder why. While the 2000 tie-up with HVB of Munich has turned ...

Features : Best Bank in Region: BSCH

LATIN AMERICA Santander Central Hispano, one of the top 15 banks in the world in terms of market capitalization and Spain’s leading financial group, has become a major player in banking in Latin America over the past decade. The Madrid-based ...

Features : World’s Best Treasury and Cash Management Providers

Global Finance selects the world’s best. The real-time global settlement process took a major leap forward in September 2002, when the CLS Bank went live, netting positions in a five-hour window in each 24-hour period. CLS, or continuous linked settlement, ...

Features : World’s Best Foreign Exchange Banks 2003

Global Finance selects the leaders in the $1.25 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market. The foreign exchange market, with daily turnover of $1.25 trillion, remains the world’s biggest financial market, even though trading has dwindled somewhat following the introduction of the euro. ...

Features : World’s Best Companies Awards

On January 28 representatives from Global Finance’s World’s Best Companies gathered in New York’s Palace Hotel for an award ceremony.This year 35 awards were presented to recipients from 22 industry sectors, from airlines to wholesale. Winners were in attendance from ...

Features : World’s Best Trade Finance Banks 2003

The financial services industry enhances its role as trusted intermediary by taking the risk out of international transactions As the locomotive of the global economy, the United States faces considerable uncertainty about potential conflict in Iraq and the threat that ...

Features : Global Finance Best Banks Awards

Washington’s National Press Club was the scene of Global Finance’s fifth annual Best Banks Award Ceremony. The event took place at the end of September during the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank. Global Finance editor Mark ...

Features : Best Internet Banks Awards 2002

In late October in New York, Global Finance conducted a gala awards dinner for the winners of 2002’s World’s Best Internet Banks Awards. The awards were based on submissions from participating banks, and 103 winners were announced in the September ...