The world’s biggest LNG producer is finding ways to bypass a Saudi-led blockade—and even to turn the economic challenge in its favor.
Kashoggi scandal threatens Kingdom's vital FDI inflows.
Trade wars are not denting M&A activity overall.
These risky investments are paying off.
National security concerns will have an impact on foreign investment and M&A.
Some old brands make headway while others not so much.
Asia's economic star is rising fast.
What happens in Turkey may not stay in Turkey.
Turkey's economic woes are contagious.
Capital markets step in to fill the funding void as government support for corporate players wanes.
BlackRock expands its offerings.
David Bailin, global head of investments at Citi Private Bank, talks with Global Finance about the worldwide growth in family offices and how investing globally can boost portfolio returns.
After a couple of years working quietly out of the spotlight to improve its financial condition, Greece is seeing green shoots of growth.
Emerging market currencies and bonds are suffering from the Fed's decision to raise interest rates.
Wave of change sweeping Saudi Arabia finally hits the banking sector.
Arab Bank CEO Nemeh Sabbagh talks about the bank’s regional strength and its digital platform for corporate clients.
New cryptocurrency will be backed by commodities.
Global Finance unveils its 25th annual best banks in the world list. The winners have outperformed their peers and provide top-notch service to clients in a challenging environment.
Saudi Arabia's ambitious solar power plan—powered by money from Japan's Softbank—isn't just a money-making exercise given the country's rising electricity demands.
Credit growth picks up: Wider interest margins lift bank earnings, but problem loans creep higher.
Headwinds hit currencies in emerging markets.
Sim Tshabalala, group CEO of Standard Bank, explains how Africa’s biggest bank is using its new digital capabilities to better understand its clients.
Slow GDP growth clouds outlook: Mobile technology is bringing banking to the continent’s unbanked, and is expected to help stimulate growth.
Bank of America is sharing its success with the communities in which it operates, with a focus on ESG activities, says chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan.
Short-term pain, long-term gain: The one-time impact of the new US tax law masks strong improvements.
High-speed 5G networks and Cloud data centers are giving digital efforts across the region a big boost.
In late June, when women are finally allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia, many observers predict an uptick in economic activity.
The Middle East is striving to adapt to rapid economic and social change—with some success.
Sunil Kaushal, Standard Chartered Bank’s regional chief executive of Africa and the Middle East, speaks with Global Finance about where he sees potential for growth in the high-risk region.
Egypt is leading the region’s economic rebound, with special attention paid to nurturing the strong growth potential of smaller businesses.
Egypt’s entrepreneurs need innovative financial services delivered via mobile phone to become successful contributors to the economy, says CIB’s chairman and managing director, Hisham Ezz Al-Arab.
The creation of an African free-trade area is the first step towards a pan-African single market of 1.2 billion people.
The Trump administration's economic policy decisions are being shaped by national security concerns.
M&A activity is heating up as companies take advantage of low-cost debt and large cash reserves.
Thanks to a new agreement, businesses can assume that the UK will be fully out of the EU by January 2021. The UK will remain in the single market and customs union until the end of 2020.
'Programmatic M&A' is the path that holds the most promise, according to the consultancy, as opposed to infrequent large deals which 'hurt value creation'.
Political stability, a fast-growing economy and a sustained program of economic reforms are among the reasons for the feverish pace of takeover activity in the south Asian republic.
Chris Laws, global head of product development, compliance and supply solutions for Dun & Bradstreet, explains how new technologies are providing ever deeper analysis to deliver reputational and financial risk mitigation