Many investors are confident that 2013 will be remembered as the year the US economy finally started its recovery. For other parts of the world, not least the eurozone and most major emerging markets, the memories are likely to be a lot gloomier. Paul Wallace reports.
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|Highlights from the 2013 Bank of the Year awards, held in London. This highlights video features interviews with some of the regional and global winners including Citi, Qatar National Bank, Zenith Bank and AMMB.|
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