Banking group mourns pioneering leader, as his daughter prepares to assume control of the Spanish company

Santander chairman Botín passes away

Banking group mourns pioneering leader, as his daughter prepares to assume control of the Spanish company

Myanmar is entering a new era of economic and social development. Major names such as KBZ Group, and its dynamic Executive Director Nang Lang Kham, are paving the way for the country’s transformation

Nang takes Myanmar’s KBZ Group to new heights

Myanmar is entering a new era of economic and social development. Major names such as KBZ Group, and its dynamic Executive Director Nang Lang Kham, are paving the way for the country’s transformation

While political leaders in japan are in agreement that major pro-casino legislation would bring extra capital, concerns have been raised as to whether it would encourage excessive gambling

Japan considers legalising gambling

While political leaders in japan are in agreement that major pro-casino legislation would bring extra capital, concerns have been raised as to whether it would encourage excessive gambling

Investigation into commercial dispute dating back to her time in charge of French economy continues to overshadow IMF chief

Lagarde investigated over political scandal

Investigation into commercial dispute dating back to her time in charge of French economy continues to overshadow IMF chief

New VAT ruling will cost businesses millions

A European tax ruling changing whether financial groups pay VAT or not, could potentially add hundreds of millions of pounds in annual costs to global financial institutions doing business in the UK and EU

An introduction to the World Finance Banking Awards 2014

The banking industry has taken some hits in the past few years,
but the recovery is now in full swing. World Finance recognises those institutions pulling the industry towards a bright and prosperous future
in the Banking Awards 2014

Bill Ackman, billionaire investor and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management Group (PSCM), has announced plans to raise $2bn through an IPO for fund Pershing Square Holdings

Ackman announces plans for Pershing Square Holdings IPO

Bill Ackman, billionaire investor and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management Group (PSCM), has announced plans to raise $2bn through an IPO for fund Pershing Square Holdings

As one of only a few developed countries to have weathered the financial crisis in good shape, New Zealand has maintain a strong sovereign credit rating since. With new equity listings across multiple sectors, there’s no better time to focus funds here

Harbour Asset Management: New Zealand’s economy is unshakeable

As one of only a few developed countries to have weathered the financial crisis in good shape, New Zealand has maintain a strong sovereign credit rating since. With new equity listings across multiple sectors, there’s no better time to focus funds here

Leader in private banking, the Banca March business model is focused on helping family businesses with their financial needs, and business families with managing their assets

Banca March’s prudent approach sees it become Europe’s most solvent bank

Leader in private banking, the Banca March business model is focused on helping family businesses with their financial needs, and business families with managing their assets

Nordea Bank’s leading Nordic platform, broad diversification of services and geographic exposure have led to success in a tough market for financial institutions

Nordea Bank keeps its cool in rough economic waters

Nordea Bank’s leading Nordic platform, broad diversification of services and geographic exposure have led to success in a tough market for financial institutions

Shear: Amazon takeover will not transform Twitch

Despite Amazon’s multi-million acquisition of Twitch, the gaming site will not become a pit stop for online shoppers, says CEO Emmett Shear

China’s trade surplus reaches $49.8bn

The country’s trade surplus is at highest ever value following a drop in imports and increase in exports

Banplus Banco Universal’s fighting spirit

During the 1994 financial crisis in Venezuela, Banplus Banco Universal was seized by the state, on the verge of collapse. Since 2007 it has undergone significant changes in management, which have resulted in high fiscal performance

Solvency II looms over Europe’s insurance industry, which is battling to meet compliance obligations that will boost costs, enforce transparency, lay down strict capital requirements, and push firms to assess their own risk

Solvency II hangs over Europe’s head

Solvency II looms over Europe’s insurance industry, which is battling to meet compliance obligations that will boost costs, enforce transparency, lay down strict capital requirements, and push firms to assess their own risk

The Vatican Bank is undergoing yet another series of reforms in an effort to shed the scandals of the past. Jules Gray looks at the history of the Catholic Church’s troubled financial arm

A history of the Vatican Bank

The Vatican Bank is undergoing yet another series of reforms in an effort to shed the scandals of the past. Jules Gray looks at the history of the Catholic Church’s troubled financial arm

As the global urban population continues to swell, rising economic powers are struggling to cope with the human cost of agglomeration. To secure affordable housing for city workers, governments must combat urban sprawl

As populations multiply, governments must tackle urbanisation

As the global urban population continues to swell, rising economic powers are struggling to cope with the human cost of agglomeration. To secure affordable housing for city workers, governments must combat urban sprawl

Investors flock to Ireland’s infrastructure projects

With a renewed focus on infrastructure, the Irish Government is further cementing the country’s growth prospects and reviving international investor interest in the funding of large-scale projects

Since regulatory initiatives were brought in to restrict financial crimes, free markets are struggling to keep up with compliance rules

Compliance overload: finance regulations are damaging free markets

Since regulatory initiatives were brought in to restrict financial crimes, free markets are struggling to keep up with compliance rules

Should green bonds be regulated?

The emergence of green bonds as a mainstream instrument has sparked fears that some issuers might be cutting corners on environmental investments

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