Country Report— Lebanon

REFORM CANDIDATE By Justin Keay Sharply rising capital inflows and a stable banking sector have helped Lebanon achieve impressive economic growth. Maintaining it will require far-reaching reforms, though. Winston Churchill once famously described Russia as a riddle wrapped in a ...

Emerging and Frontier Markets

FACING UP TO THE CHALLENGE   The fast-growing and dynamic economies of the emerging and frontier markets represent mouth-watering opportunities and daunting challenges for the world’s established multinationals. Only the best prepared will survive.   By Amy E. Buttell   ...

Looking ahead: shifting sands

Shifting Sands   Global Finance takes a long, hard look at the prospects for the coming decade.   By Dan Keeler   The first decade of the 21st century began with the spectacular and painful collapse of the dot-com bubble ...

Cover Story: All Change

Recent financial turmoil has accelerated the seismic shifts taking place in the balance of global economic and political power. How the major powers act in the coming years will determine the future shape of globalization. BY LAURENCE NEVILLE The global ...

Cover Story : Fear Factor

DEFLATION   US policymakers have already braced themselves for a bout of deflation, and many corporations are quaking at the prospect of price declines. Some are wondering, though, how bad can it really get?     That the global economy, ...

Features: Carbon trade up

MARKET REPORT CARBON TRADING Barack Obama’s support for carbon trading will help strengthen an already growing market.       Schleimer: The Clean Air Act could be used to regulate greenhouse gases Bolstered by Europe’s legislative advances to tackle climate ...