The merger could herald a spate of M&A activity in the brokerage industry.
World economic growth is slowing down and could result in a synchronized recession.
Global Finance selects the world's 10 best cities to live in based on four reputable rankings.
A relative unknown is positioned to claim Steve Jobs' throne.
The largest companies in the world are getting bigger. Global Finance compares two of the most respected and renowned rankings of company size and checks them against market capitalization data to provide a comprehensive picture of which global brands are the biggest.
Rocked by protests, Hong Kong may be looking at some good economic news.
Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) reveals the most peaceful countries in the world. Despite living in the most peaceful century in human history, the world has become less peaceful over the last decade.
187 countries around the world agreed to reduce their use of plastics.
Comedian wins the Ukrainian presidential election.
Is Terry Gou Taiwan's Donald Trump?
How will 'America First' affect World Bank policy?
Of the 192 countries, South Sudan grew at the lowest rate with Libya, San Marino, Yemen, Greece, Venezuela, Ukraine, Central African Republic and Puerto Rico following it in the list of the lowest growing countries.
Developing Asian and African countries still lead with fastest GDP growth in the world.
Global Finance ranks the world’s richest and poorest countries for 2019, taking into consideration GDP per capita, adjusted for relative purchasing power.
All these extremely fragile and underdeveloped economies have either recently been through a civil war or are suffering from ongoing sectarian or ethnic conflicts.
Many of the world's richest countries are also the world's smallest.
Italy endorses China's Belt and Road Initiative.
Money cannot buy happiness—at least six other factors are critical for nations to have happy people.
Europe and Japan create the world's largest free trade zone.
Air France gets its first female CEO.
Vietnam's economic reforms are leading to an IPO boom.
Brazil's newly annointed Bolsonaro administration faces difficult economic challenges.
US President Donald Trump's battle against NAFTA ends in victory.
Public debt is the total amount of money owed by the government to creditors. It is usually presented as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP). Some advanced economies have followed a particularly dangerous trajectory of indebtedness in recent years.
Good politics can lead to bad policy.
The idea that more wealth for some will translate into more wealth for everyone has deep roots. Today, data shows that the gap between the richest and the poorest has never been wider.
A comparison of food, clothes, shelter, transportation, and entertainment costs of the world's cities.
Ola Källenius will be the first non-German to lead the company.
Scientists offer dire warning on climate change.
Unemployment is simple enough to understand: it is an economic condition in which individuals seeking jobs remain un-hired. Yet measuring how many people are unemployed at any given moment in any given country is rather complex.
Household saving is defined as the difference between a household’s disposable income (wages, income of the self-employed and net property income) and its consumption (expenditures on goods and services.)
Another sign of China's rise.