The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will become operational in 2015, but is meeting resistance from the international community

China cranks up efforts to boost infrastructure projects

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will become operational in 2015, but is meeting resistance from the international community

Computers have taken over the majority of trading on Wall Street and are threatening the very nature of the trading profession. Laura French asks whether traditional traders are fighting a losing battle

Robots are killing off Wall Street’s traders

Computers have taken over the majority of trading on Wall Street and are threatening the very nature of the trading profession. Laura French asks whether traditional traders are fighting a losing battle

Despite efforts to maintain foreign currency reserves, Malawi has failed to meet the the IMF's minimum recommended standard

Import-heavy Malawi unable to balance forex reserves

Despite efforts to maintain foreign currency reserves, Malawi has failed to meet the the IMF's minimum recommended standard

Detroit, once the beating heart of the industrial Midwest, has been dragged through the coals over the past three decades. But since 2013, an unlikely hero has rescued the city from ignominy

Could Orr be the man to rescue derelict Detroit?

Detroit, once the beating heart of the industrial Midwest, has been dragged through the coals over the past three decades. But since 2013, an unlikely hero has rescued the city from ignominy

Ecuador’s government is poised to introduce a state-backed digital currency to reverse its decline, though some claim the name is misleading

Can Ecuador’s digital currency save its economy?

Ecuador’s government is poised to introduce a state-backed digital currency to reverse its decline, though some claim the name is misleading

Existing home sales have fallen, but an 18 percent climb in the sale of new homes has offset the decline

US new home sales at a six year high

Existing home sales have fallen, but an 18 percent climb in the sale of new homes has offset the decline

The US Treasury has unveiled a list of targeted measures against tax inversion to stop US companies from taking advantage of lower corporate tax rates in foreign countries

US Treasury announces targeted crackdown on tax inversion

The US Treasury has unveiled a list of targeted measures against tax inversion to stop US companies from taking advantage of lower corporate tax rates in foreign countries

Rockefeller fund joins action on climate change

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has opted to divest in fossil fuels and reinvest in renewables in the lead up to the UN climate summit

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

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

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

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