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Could the SVB and Signature Bank runs have been prevented?
World Bank President David Malpass—a Trump administration appointee—will soon be replaced by the Biden administration's pick, former Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga.
Salesforce joins Microsoft and other tech companies in reducing headcount.
Without a majority in Congress, Dina Boluarte's ability to govern is limited.
Indonesia’s power sector emissions will peak by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050, about a decade ahead of schedule.
Paris-based Sofinnova Partners, a life science venture capital firm, has been an early investor in companies such Genentech and Biogen, and now has over $2.5 billion invested in sciences, primarily in healthcare and sustainability. Antoine Papiernik, Sofinnova chairman and managing partner, speaks with Global Finance about the state of life sciences today and in future.
The newest carbon-credit initiative out of COP27 doesn’t seem to answer the old critiques.
Some political leaders are making progress in combatting climate change at COP27 while others are playing the blame game.
After years of easy money, central banks are tightening up—some more quickly than others. Global Finance grades their performance in the face of the past year’s rising inflation.
Central bank rate-hiking may bring on a recession, unemployment and debt defaults. Some say that’s just the price of suppressing inflation.
Central Bank of Paraguay Governor José Cantero Sienra discusses the banking system and future plans for the bank.
Amir Yaron, governor of the Central Bank of Israel, speaks about the country’s current economic outlook and future plans.
Central Bank of Peru Governor Julio Velarde speaks about the effects of the pandemic and war in Ukraine as well as Peru’s outlook for the next year.
Central Bank of Brazil Governor Roberto Campos Neto discusses the challenges and dilemmas facing central banks in emerging markets, and what to expect in the coming year.
Mário Centeno, governor of Banco de Portugal, speaks about Europe’s economic outlook and Portugal’s banking sector.
Inflation and rising borrowing costs threaten Spain's post-pandemic recovery.
In a move unseen since Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution, Cuba is now inviting foreign investors to enter its domestic trade.
Aramco recently became the world’s most valuable publicly listed company, taking the crown from Apple.
International trade remains robust, even as the world’s multinationals reshore, near-shore and otherwise reshape the interlocking pieces.
Unionization efforts at Apple, Amazon and Starbucks appear to be exceptions to the rule of fewer workers in unions overall.
Raj Subramaniam—FedEx's executive VP and chief marketing and communications officer—replaces founder Frederick W. Smith as president and CEO.
Reducing carbon emissions needs a tandem public and private effort.
The recuperation of Spain’s economy will take longer than hoped.
As economies start to grow again, central bankers face the tricky question of when to ease off the gas—or even tap the brakes.
Luisa Gómez Bravo, global head of BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking, speaks to Global Finance about the bank’s uniqueness and how it handled Covid-19’s changes.
Skies are brightening for advanced economies, but emerging markets face extra challenges post-Covid.
Julio Velarde, governor of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP), discusses economic growth and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic with Global Finance.
Roberto Campos Neto, President of the Central Bank of Brazil, discusses the bank’s outlook and possible future risks with Global Finance.
Yannis Stournaras, central bank governor of the Bank of Greece, talks to Global Finance about the outlook for 2022 and potential risks.
Alejandro Díaz de León, governor of the Bank of Mexico, speaks to Global Finance about navigating the pandemic as an emerging market and Mexico’s economic outlook.
The virtual economy prompts growth throughout Portugal.
The ECB moves forward with plans to create a digital Euro and digital wallets for consumers.
A new day is dawning for renewable energy in Central America.
Central Americans are eager to welcome tourists again.
Many telecoms are splitting with the entertainment companies they acquired to focus on their core businesses which demand serious technology investments.
American corporations have become less shy about taking sides in political controversies.
Any project for introducing a worldwide global minimum tax is likely to meet opposition from countries, like Ireland, that used low corporate tax rates to attract business.
Milton Maluhy Filho, CEO of Itaú Unibanco, discusses the impact of Covid-19 and what makes bank unique.
Chamath Palihapitiya made his initial impact as an investor while still at Facebook, through stakes in Palantir, Pure Storage, Playdom and BumpTop as well as Tesla, Amazon and Slack.
The US Consumer Price Index gained 1.7% in the past 12 months and economists are expecting inflation to easily surpass the Federal Reserve’s 2% target.
Former European Central Bank President Mario Draghi becomes Prime Minister of Italy.
Catholic investing joins Islamic finance, ESG metrics, and green bonds as a way of making money ethically.
Kate Dodson, Vice President for Global Health at the UN Foundation, discusses WHO’s Strategic Preparedness Response Plan.
Who gets it, how much—and when—could make or break economies this year.
Massimiano Tellini, Intesa Sanpaolo’s global head of Circular Economy, speaks to Global Finance about what a circular economy is and why it is relevant now.
From high growth to laggard status, Spain has felt the pandemic’s economic sting. Now, a budget crisis threatens its recovery.
Billionaire wealth grew despite the global pandemic, particularly for those in tech, health care, and industrials.
What can policymakers do to ensure their nations—and the world—prosper after the Covid crisis passes?
Julio Velarde, chairman of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru, talked to Global Finance about the impact of Covid-19 and expectations for the future.
The president of the Central Bank of Brazil talks to Global Finance.