Global Finance takes the world’s central bank governors to school in our annual “report cards” grading their economic stewardship.
Latin American nations seeking fiscal fixes encounter a wide variety of factors beyond their control.
Foreign-currency bonds offer Argentina needed resources but come with heavy risks.
The Felaban Annual Assembly in Buenos Aires in November is expected to be one of the biggest networking events of the year for international bankers.
The Bahamas offers investors stability, a sophisticated finance sector, educated workers and a climate that tempts tourists.
Read how these winning financial institutions earned designation as one of the World's Best Banks for 2016.
A roundup of winners of Global Finance awards during the past year.
Africa Supplement 2016
UK-based Barclays has reduced its shareholding in Johannesburg-listed Barclays Africa from 62.3% to 50.1% this year and is believed to be seeking to reduce that stake further to around 20%.
The prolonged downturn in oil and other commodity prices has pushed petrochemical and mining firms out of the Global Finance rankings of the best-performing companies in sub-Saharan Africa this year.
A deepening and widening of the nascent corporate bond market in India is on track, following reforms by the Reserve Bank of India aimed to draw in foreign and small investors.
The year 2016 is set to break a record for withdrawn global M&A deals, with regulators scotching several high-profile mergers.
Blue-chip bond buys add liquidity fuel to companies already swimming in cash.
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, has a change of heart regarding US sanctions against her country.
Corporate Finance & Capital
Beirut aims to become the number-one hub in the Middle East for young entrepreneurs, so the Lebanese Central Bank recently added $200 million its 2013 promise to guarantee $400 million in investment in the knowledge economy.
Blockchain technology finally gets "real" with a letter-of-credit deal between Ornua, an Irish dairy company, and state-owned wholesaler Seychelles Trading Company.