World’s Safest Commercial Banks 2013

PRIVATE-SECTOR SUPERSTARS   By Andrew Cunningham   Banks from Australia, Canada and Singapore dominate the list of the Top 10 Safest Commercial Banks.   State-owned banks and those that enjoy some form of sponsorship from government or regional organizations have ...

Cover Story: World’s Best Banks 2013

TECHNOLOGY IS THE TRUMP CARD   By Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero, Anita Hawser, Gordon Platt and Michael Shari   Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best banks globally, regionally and by country. The winners have all demonstrated dedication ...

World’s Safest Banks 2013

KEY TO THE TOP   By Andrew Cunningham   Global Finance presents its annual ranking of the World’s Safest Banks. There are few changes at the top, showing the stability of the highest echelon of banks.   The safest 10 ...

Central Banker Report Cards 2013

‘A’ FOR EFFORT, ‘B-’ FOR RESULTS   By Antonio Guerrero, Anita Hawser and Gordon Platt   Global Finance presents its annual report on the performance of the world’s central bank governors.   There are a lot of new faces among ...

World’s Biggest Banks 2013

RISING TO THE TOP   By Andrew Cunningham   Global Finance presents the World’s Biggest Banks 2013.   For the first time, a Chinese bank topped the list of the biggest banks in the world at the end of 2012—displacing ...

Salon: Robert Annibale, Citi

STRADDLING TWO WORLDS   By Udayan Gupta   Robert Annibale, global director of Citi Microfinance & Community Development, sat down with Global Finance to discuss the increasing importance of microfinance in banking’s global expansion.   Microfinancing and microfinance institutions (MFIs) ...