World’s Best Banks 2011

COVER STORY: AND THE WINNER IS…   By Gordon Platt   Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best banks globally, regionally and by country.   Many of the world’s leading banks have posted significant increases in earnings so far ...

World’s Safest Banks

ANNUAL SURVEY: SAFE AND SOUND   By Andrew Cunningham   Global Finance presents it annual ranking of The World’s Safest Banks.   Despite the ongoing debt crisis, European banks continue to dominate the ranks of the World’s Safest Banks in ...

Lagarde Prepares To Put Her Stamp On The IMF

NEWSMAKERS: GLOBAL   By Michael Shari   Not since the reconstruction of Western Europe in the aftermath of World War II has an incoming managing director of the International Monetary Fund come under such tremendous pressure to prove that it ...

World’s Best Banks 2011: Regional Winners

Regional Winners Best Bank in North America JPMorgan Chase Jamie Dimon, chairman, president and CEO www.jpmorganchase.com   JPMorgan Chase is a top-three bank in most of its business lines across North America. Its relative stability has helped it to increase ...

Central Banker Report Cards 2011

MIRACLE WORKERS REACH END OF THE ROAD   By Gordon Platt, Antonio Guerrero and Anita Hawser   Boosting employment and production are the elusive goals of today’s central bankers.   If it’s broke, fix it. Central bankers are taking on ...

World’s Best Banks 2011: Global Winners

Global Winners Best Corporate Bank JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase provides many of the world’s most prominent corporations with the financial services they need to succeed in global markets. With $2 trillion in assets, the bank operates in 60 countries and ...

World’s Biggest Banks

SPECIAL REPORT: THE BIG LEAGUES   By Andrew Cunningham   Global Finance presents its ranking of the World’s Biggest Banks.   Assets sizes of the world’s biggest banks have stabilized, after three years of deleveraging and asset write-downs. The 50 ...

The World's Best Internet Banks Round 1

ANNUAL SURVEY: GOING MAINSTREAM   By Adam Rombel   In the first of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best online corporate and consumer banks.   Internet banking is no longer just an alternative channel. In the first of ...

Lagarde Prepares To Put Her Stamp On The IMF

NEWSMAKERS: GLOBAL   By Gordon Platt   Christine Lagarde will be under the microscope at the International Monetary Fund’s annual meeting in Washington on September 23–25.   Lagarde: Wants relevant, credible and effective IMF The silver-haired woman the French like ...

Awards: The World’s Best Subcustodians

ANNUAL SURVEY: MEETING NEW DEMANDS   By Gordon Platt   Subcustodians focus on real-time data and safety of client assets.   The world’s leading subcustodians are investing in new systems to meet an increasing desire from global custodians for real-time ...