Global Finance magazine for December 2013 edition has been released. You can read latest news on economics, finance, investment, banking news around the world. Here are featured articles for this month. Cover for this issue: Manufacturing’s New Lease On Life; ‘Made in the USA’ is back as American and foreign companies invest billions in factories in the United States.
Globalization At A Crossroads
Turnabout? Emerging markets loose some luster while developed nations see a revival.
Middle East: A Different Kind Of Fuel
A tech boom in the region is spurring hopes for a non-oil economy.
Latin America: Libra Rising
The region is undergoing another economic slowdown. Some bright spots exist, however.
Europe: Dark Clouds Down South
Central Europe appears to be recovering from the global recession. The same cannot be said about Southeastern Europe.
The Two Faces Of Africa
The pace of growth on the continent is breathtaking—but not all countries are sharing in the boom.
India And Indonesia: Going Cold Turkey
The prospect of US Fed tapering has triggered a capital flight in Asia’s two largest democracies. Some think it’s for the better.
Safest Emerging Markets Banks 2013
Global Finance presents its annual ranking of the soundest banks in the developing world.
Biggest Emerging Markets Banks 2013
Not surprisingly, financial institutions in China dominate this list of 50.
Asian Trade: Mind the Gap
The trade finance shortfall in the region now tops $425 billion. Is Basel III to blame?
Special Report: Turkish Banking
The sector’s prospects appear bright but some worry about a credit bubble.
Qatar: Business As Usual?
A transfer of power hasn’t dented Doha’s massive spending on infrastructure projects ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Frontier Markets: Gold Rush In Myanmar?
Asia’s longtime laggard is suddenly opening up, and investors are pouring in.
World’s Best Insurance Providers 2013
This year’s winners demonstrated an unerring ability to help clients prepare for—and deal with—the unexpected.
World’s Best Derivatives Providers 2013
Global Finance presents its annual awards highlighting the best global derivatives providers.
World’s Best Internet Banks—Round Two
These financial institutions are leading the way in developing innovative digital products and services.
World’s Best Internet Bank Awards Ceremony 2013
A roundup of who won what at this year’s ceremony, which took place at New York’s Harvard Club.
World’s Best Bank Awards Ceremony 2013
Winners from this year’s ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
Geographic Eligibility: Selected International
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