Focus: Mobile Banking

MOBILE BANKING: CUTTING THE TIES THAT BIND   By Denise Bedell   Mobile technology could forever change the way that companies manage their physical and financial supply chains.   After years in development, mobile technology may be finally closing the ...

Sector Report: Islamic Finance

  ISLAMIC FINANCE: ISLAMIC BANKING BY THE BOOK   By Anita Hawser   The growing popularity of Islamic financing and an intensified focus on risk management in the global banking industry are prompting greater awareness of the need for a ...

Best Trade Finance Banks 2011

TRADE FORECAST: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF PROTECTIONISM   By Gordon Platt   Bankers are optimistic that financing will be available to support projected growth in world trade, but regulatory change and currency wars have them on edge.   Trade ...

Update: Custody and Investor Services

  CUSTODY & INVESTOR SERVICES: IN SAFE HANDS   By Anita Hawser   Custodians have seen their role expand as a result of recent regulatory and market-driven changes.   In the wake of Lehman's collapse, Bernie Madoff's $50 billion Ponzi ...

World’s Best FX Providers 2011

ANNUAL SURVEY: UNCERTAINTY BREEDS CURRENCY VOLATILITY   By Gordon Platt   Global Finance selects the leaders in the world's biggest financial market, where trading averages $4 trillion a day.   Europe's sovereign debt crisis, China's monetary tightening and the Federal ...

Biggest Emerging Market Banks 2010

ANNUAL SURVEY: EM 200   By Dan Keeler   Regional powerhouses in Asia and Latin America continue to build their presence as their markets recover strongly from the global recession.   While much of the developed world continues to wrestle ...

Global: World Bank's Environment Valuation

NEWSMAKERS: GLOBAL   By Dan Keeler   Zoellick: Promoting fair value of  ecosystems In an attempt to help countries calculate the true value of their natural assets, the World Bank has launched a project that will create an ecosystem valuation ...

World's Best Internet Banks Part 2

ANNUAL SURVEY: GOING MOBILE   By Adam Rombel   In the second of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best corporate/institutional and consumer Internet banks globally and in six regions, plus an overall winner. We also name global winners ...

World Beaters: Best Banks 2010

COVER STORY: ANNUAL SURVEY – WORLD'S BEST BANKS 2010   By Gordon Platt   Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best banks globally, regionally and by country.                       ...

World Beaters

COVER STORY: ANNUAL SURVEY – WORLD'S BEST BANKS 2010   By Gordon Platt   Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best banks globally, regionally and by country.   Investors, depositors and corporations are concerned about the health of ...