With Power Comes Risk

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 22, 2022

Global Finance editor Andrea Fiano's letter to you, the reader.

Digital Pays Off

Digital Pays Off

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 22, 2022

The GCC remains a small player in global fintech, but institutional support and capital availability encourage growth.

Boosting Cyber Resilience

Boosting Cyber Resilience

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 22, 2022

Gulf banks remain on par with their Western counterparts.

Saudi Arabia Looks To Buy Aston Martin

Saudi Arabia Looks To Buy Aston Martin

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 22, 2022

Saudi Arabia is looking to acquire a stake in British luxury car brand Aston Martin but such a move could damage the company's reputation.

Dollar Rises To Euro's Height

Dollar Rises To Euro's Height

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 22, 2022

Russia's war in Ukraine has led to a spike in energy prices that Europe can ill afford.

Is Spearheading Sustainability Crucial for a Treasury?

Is Spearheading Sustainability Crucial for a Treasury?

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 21, 2022

The responsibility of treasurers to drive the ESG agenda within their organisations continues to grow. Treasury teams have a pivotal role in supporting efforts to integrate ESG standards and implement sustainability practices with business objectives. The goal is to meet ...

Tech Firms Eye Debt Financing As Funding Shrinks

Tech Firms Eye Debt Financing As Funding Shrinks

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 21, 2022

The decline in startup funding globally and the uncertainty around raising new venture funds have brought attention to new sources of capital for technology companies to address liquidity and operational concerns via venture debt financing.

Swift's Sticking Power

Swift's Sticking Power

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 18, 2022

Despite emerging alternatives, the network power of Swift makes it tough to remain in the global financial system and avoid sanctions.  

World's Best Sub-custodian Banks 2022

World's Best Sub-custodian Banks 2022

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 18, 2022

Strategic partnerships and technological investments mark this year’s cream of the crop.

Beyond The Cloud

Beyond The Cloud

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 18, 2022

The Cloud has become a must for traditional financial institutions, who are increasingly viewing it a key tool for innovating and achieving business goals.

Unbowed By Sanctions, Russia Claims No-Fault Default

Unbowed By Sanctions, Russia Claims No-Fault Default

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: July 7, 2022

Western sanctions have failed to harm Russia's economy enough to stop the war, and the country's good-faith efforts to repay international investors may win sympathy for a new global financial order.

Global Brands, Like Kellogg, Going Sweet On Spinoffs

Global Brands, Like Kellogg, Going Sweet On Spinoffs

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: June 23, 2022

With M&A activity tapering off, corporate breakups like Kellogg's are popular again, with Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and General Electric in the mix—and it's not just the US.

 

Countries with Lowest GDP Growth 2022

Countries with Lowest GDP Growth 2022

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: June 22, 2022

...GDP ranking stands Ukraine (whose economy will contract this year by an estimated -35%), Russia (-8.5%) and Belarus (-6.4%).  Countries marred by conflict and violence such as Syria or ...

Countries with Highest GDP Growth 2022

Countries with Highest GDP Growth 2022

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: June 15, 2022

...GDP growth rate of over 47%. Yet experts have already warned of the so-called "resource curse," that is, the mismanagement of revenue from oil extraction that historically been linke...

Innovating Islamic Banking

Innovating Islamic Banking

TODAY: Sept. 9, 2022 PUB DATE: June 13, 2022

  Global Finance: How is Boubyan’s digital strategy setting a benchmark for Islamic banking? Abdullah Al Tuwaijri:  Boubyan Bank launched a multi phase strategy in 2011 with the goal of making Islamic banking modern, appealing and digital. We aren’t just ...