WORLD’S SAFEST BANKS IN WESTERN EUROPE 2010

Global Finance names the World's Safest Banks 2010 in Western Europe   NEW YORK, September 2, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the top 10 "Safest Banks in Western Europe" in an exclusive survey to be published in ...

WORLD'S BEST INTERNET BANKS IN EUROPE 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Internet Banks in Europe 2010 NEW YORK, July 26, 2010 – Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the "World's Best Internet Banks" competition in Europe. This is the 11th year Global ...

Drowning In Debt

COVER STORY: AFTER THE BAILOUT   The turmoil in Greece and the subsequent rout of the euro have rattled global markets and caused a renewed bout of hand-wringing over the stability of the global economy. Some believe the developed markets ...

Steady Progress

Country Report: Portugal   By Denise Bedell   Portugal has been hit hard by the general uncertainty over the eurozone's future, but its prospects are outshining some of its neighbors'.     It may still be laboring in Greece's shadow, ...

Newsmakers: UK Regulator Lashes Out At Bankers

United Kingdom   Justin Keay   Turner: City of London engages in “socially useless activity” A year has passed since the near implosion of the world’s financial system, and intelligent opinion in Britain remains divided between those wanting the City ...

Features: Country Report-Spain

A TOUGH ROAD AHEAD   Spain’s banks and savings institutions are still reeling from the collapse of the country’s housing market.   By Antonio Guerrero   With Spain experiencing its deepest recession in 60 years, its banking sector stands at ...

BEST INTERNET BANKS IN EUROPE 2009

NEW YORK, July 21, 2009 — Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the “World’s Best Internet Banks” competition in the Middle East and Africa. This is the 10th year Global Finance has named the World’s Best Internet ...

Features: Country Report - Portugal

LESS PAIN, MORE GAIN   Portugal's pre-credit crunch party was not as wild as that of many other countries, and its hangover should be much less severe as a result.   By Adam Rombel   You do not have to ...

Regulars : Newsmakers : United Kingdom

While the economic crisis has demonstrated the shortcomings of “light-touch” regulation—leaving the market to virtually regulate itself—banks remain unconvinced about the benefits of a single global regulator.   By Anita Hawser   While the economic crisis has demonstrated the shortcomings ...

Features : Turbulent Times

T URBULENT TIMES   Despite global economic challenges, Greece presents investors with opportunities.   By Adam Rombel   Things are bad everywhere, but they are not as bad here. That sums up the plight of the economy and business climate ...

Milestones : Britain Attempts To Solve Regulatory Puzzle

UNITED KINGDOM     Turner: Getting tough. Britain’s Financial Services Authority (FSA), much criticized for regulatory and supervisory failings that critics say have exacerbated the country’s financial crisis, is to abandon its much-vaunted light-touch approach to regulation. FSA chairman Adair ...