2020

High Drama And Low Prices

High Drama And Low Prices

Declining stock markets spell opportunities for family offices. But with some countries responding to the Covid-19 crisis better than others, geography matters.  

ESG's Impact On Investing

ESG's Impact On Investing

Natasha Lamb is managing partner and director of Equity Research and Shareholder Engagement at Arjuna Capital, an investment firm focusing on sustainability and impact. Arjuna allows clients to align investments with their values. Global Finance asked Lamb to explain strategy and results.

Davos Takes Up Paris

Davos Takes Up Paris

As it celebrates a half-century of existence and its 49th annual gathering, the World Economic Forum seeks to push the private sector to do more to save the habitability of the planet.

Globalization 4.0

Globalization 4.0

Rising discontent among citizens around the world has led some to repudiate global integration. Will the world go back to raising walls between nations?

2019

Q&A With BBVA, World's Best Corporate Bank

Q&A With BBVA, World's Best Corporate Bank

Luisa Gomez Bravo, global head of Corporate and Investment Banking, talks about what sets BBVA apart from competitors and how it keeps innovating for its clients.

Clouded Vision

Clouded Vision

Geopolitical uncertainty makes economic planning difficult and rife with contingencies.

Portugal: Bright Spot

Portugal: Bright Spot

Portugal is posting economic growth ahead of the EU average, but a high debt load and unmet needs for public investment signal lingering risks.

2018

Global Skills, Local Knowledge: Q&A With BBVA's Paloma Piqueras

Paloma Piqueras leads Global Wealth and Asset Management at BBVA, Global Finance’s pick this year as the World’s Best Private Bank for Clients with Net Worth Under $1 Million. She speaks about technology, how BBVA structures wealth management and the value of the nonfinancial components of its client service.

Spain Takes A Breather

A slowdown in GDP growth still leaves Spain outperforming the rest of the eurozone. But will turmoil in Catalonia dampen spirits?

As Good As It Gets

World GDP is growing, but not terribly fast, and many clouds dim the horizon. Without productivity improvements, global growth may be stalled.