2010

World’s Biggest Banks 2010

ANNUAL SURVEY: WORLD'S BIGGEST BANKS   by Dan Keeler   Global Finance ranks the world’s 50 biggest banks, as measured by total assets   After a tumultuous three years, characterized by colossal write-downs, credit ratings downgrades, nationalizations, bailouts and hurriedly ...

Holding Steady

ANNUAL SURVEY: CENTRAL BANKER REPORT CARDS   by Gordon Platt, Antonio Guerrero and Dan Keeler   Central bankers sit tight in the face of renewed global uncertainty.   Indications that the global economic recovery is losing momentum have created a ...

WORLD'S 50 BIGGEST BANKS 2010

Global Finance ranks the 50 Biggest Banks Top 10 see $3.2 trillion drop in assets NEW YORK, September 13, 2010 — Global Finance reveals its annual ranking of the World’s 50 Biggest Banks, as measured by total assets. The list ...

WORLD’S BEST GLOBAL BANKS 2010

Global Finance names the World’s Best Global Banks 2010 NEW YORK, August 27, 2010 – Global Finance magazine has announced its annual awards for the World’s Best Banks. The listing includes the best bank in the world for corporate, consumer ...

WORLD'S TOP CENTRAL BANKERS 2010

Global Finance Magazine names the World’s Top Central Bankers 2010 New York, September 9, 2010 - Global Finance magazine has named the heads of the Central Banks of six countries — plus the European Central Bank president — as the ...

Looking To The Long Term

After many months of prevarication, ferocious negotiation and somewhat disappointing horse trading, the shape of the new regulatory environments in the US, Europe and the UK is becoming clear...

Kenya To Become Green Power Pioneer

KENYA   By Dan Keeler   Kenya’s Olkaria II geothermal plant generates 70MW Kenya’s government is looking for a strategic investor to buy 19% of the country’s principal electricity supplier, the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen). Eddy Njoroge, KenGen’s managing ...

WORLD’S 50 SAFEST BANKS 2010

Global Finance names the World's 50 Safest Banks 2010 NEW YORK, September 2, 2010 – With bank stability still high on corporate and investor agendas, Global Finance publishes its 19th annual list of the world’s safest banks. The sovereign debt ...

WORLD’S SAFEST BANKS IN NORTH AMERICA 2010

Global Finance names the World's Safest Banks 2010 in North America   NEW YORK, August 30, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the top 10"Safest Banks in North America" in an exclusive survey to be published in the ...

WORLD’S SAFEST BANKS IN WESTERN EUROPE 2010

Global Finance names the World's Safest Banks 2010 in Western Europe   NEW YORK, September 2, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the top 10 "Safest Banks in Western Europe" in an exclusive survey to be published in ...

WORLD’S SAFEST BANKS IN ASIA 2010

Global Finance names the World's Safest Banks 2010 in Asia   NEW YORK, August 30, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the top 10 "Safest Banks in Asia" in an exclusive survey to be published in the October ...

WORLD’S SAFEST BANKS IN AUSTRALASIA 2010

Global Finance names the World’s Safest Banks 2010 in Australasia   NEW YORK, August 30, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the top 10 “Safest Banks in Australasia” in an exclusive survey to be published in the October ...

WORLD'S BEST INTERNET BANKS IN LATIN AMERICA 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Internet Banks in Latin America 2010 NEW YORK, July 26, 2010 – Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the "World's Best Internet Banks" competition in Latin America. This is the 11th ...

WORLD'S BEST INTERNET BANKS IN ASIA 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Internet Banks in Asia 2010 NEW YORK, July 26, 2010 – Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the "World's Best Internet Banks" competition in Asia. This is the 11th year Global ...

WORLD'S BEST INTERNET BANKS IN EUROPE 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Internet Banks in Europe 2010 NEW YORK, July 26, 2010 – Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the "World's Best Internet Banks" competition in Europe. This is the 11th year Global ...

WORLD'S BEST INTERNET BANKS IN NORTH AMERICA 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Internet Banks in North America 2010 NEW YORK, July 26, 2010 – Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the "World's Best Internet Banks" competition in North America. This is the 11th ...

WORLD'S BEST SUPPLY CHAIN PROVIDERS 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Supply Chain Finance Providers 2010 NEW YORK, May 19, 2010 – Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has released its third annual rankings for the World's Best Supply Chain Finance Providers to be published in an ...

WORLD'S BEST SUB CUSTODIAN BANKS 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Sub-Custodian Banks 2010 NEW YORK, May 19, 2010 – Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has released its seventh annual ranking of the “Best Sub-Custodians.” This exclusive survey will be published in the July/August issue. Global ...

Payback Time

Almost three years after the global financial crisis began, the repercussions rumble on...

Corporate Social Responsibility

COVER STORY: CORE VALUES   Companies at the cutting edge of corporate responsibility are weaving their citizenship efforts into the strategic heart of the business.   By Dan Keeler   In the decade or so since the phrase "corporate social ...

Sustainable Advantage

It is seven years since we last featured corporate social responsibility as our cover story, and the changes that have taken place in the meantime are simply staggering...

WORLD'S BEST ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2010 NEW YORK, April 15, 2010 – Global Finance magazine has announced its 3rd annual awards for the World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions. A full report on the selections will appear ...

Editor's Letter: Cause And Effect

Dear Reader April 2010 | Vol. 24 No.4 As Global Finance was going to press, the prime minister of Greece, George Papandreou, issued a plea to lenders to cut the interest rates his country is having to pay. In explaining ...

BEST EMERGING MARKET BANKS ASIA 2010

Global Finance names the 2010 World’s Best Emerging Market Banks in Asia   NEW YORK, March 23, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the "Best Emerging Market Banks in Asia" in an exclusive survey to be published in ...

BEST EMERGING MARKET BANKS AFRICA 2010

Global Finance names the 2010 World's Best Emerging Market Banks in Africa   NEW YORK, March 23, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the "Best Emerging Market Banks in Africa" in an exclusive survey to be published in ...

WORLD’S BEST TRADE FINANCE PROVIDERS 2010

Global Finance names the World’s Best Trade Finance Providers 2010 NEW YORK, December 15, 2009 – Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the “Best Trade Finance Providers” by category in an exclusive survey to be published in the February 2010 ...

Editor's Letter: Caging The Beast

Increasingly, among commentators on the financial services industry, there is a perception of bankers and banks as hungry carnivores, pouncing on every opportunity to take profits and showing no remorse when faced with a weaker prey...

Looking ahead: shifting sands

Shifting Sands   Global Finance takes a long, hard look at the prospects for the coming decade.   By Dan Keeler   The first decade of the 21st century began with the spectacular and painful collapse of the dot-com bubble ...

Editor's Letter: Welcome To The Future

One year ago, as we looked ahead to 2009, the financial world was a bleak place. In the depths of the credit crunch, one of the most crucial elements of global business—trust—had all but evaporated...

2009

Cover Story: Global Finance EM 200

  THE BIGGEST EMERGING MARKET BANKS   Global Finance unveils its second annual league table of the biggest emerging market banks ranked by total assets.   By Dan Keeler   As the world’s key emerging markets continue to drive the ...

Editor's Letter: A Chain Reaction

In this month’s cover story we find out how companies are working to reduce their environmental impact—and their cost base—by greening their supply chains...

BEST INTERNET BANKS 2009

Global Finance names the World’s Best Internet Banks for 2009 at Awards Dinner in New York. NEW YORK, November 5, 2009 — On November 4 th , 2009 Global Finance presented its World’s Best Internet Bank Awards at an awards ...

WORLD’S BIGGEST BANKS 2009

Global Finance ranks the world’s 50 biggest banks, as measured by total assets. By Dan Keeler This past year has seen a stunning reversal in the fortunes of the world’s biggest banks. After a flurry of eye-popping write-offs during the ...

BIGGEST EMERGING MARKET BANKS 2009

Global Finance Ranks the 200 Biggest Emerging Market Banks. NEW YORK, October 15, 2009 — As the world’s key emerging markets continue to drive the global economy out of recession, Global Finance unveils its second annual Global Finance 200, the ...