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The Banker Awards 2010: Country Winners

December 8, 2010

The Banker's panel of judges salutes the best banks in 149 different countries based on their performances over the past year.

New York could benefit from EU hedge trimming

December 8, 2010

The world of hedge funds might be very close to a big shake-up and, perversely, New York could be one of the winners.

Investors should choose their safe havens carefully

December 8, 2010

One veteran emerging-market investor is fond of saying that emerging markets are the ones where risk is priced in and developed markets are the ones where risk is overlooked. For many years, he and others like him were lonely voices. But today it seems the whole market agrees, which is a sure sign of trouble brewing.

Russian top 10 bank collapses

December 1, 2010

Russia's central bank leaves bondholders on edge as one of the country's biggest banks goes under.

Investment Banking Awards 2008

Investment Banking awards 2008 - the winners

October 6, 2008

This year The Banker has revamped its Investment Banking Awards to focus on innovations – whether in products, structures or strategies. Size of deal and league table position have always provided a limited guide to the true prowess of an investment bank.

The slow and steady road to prosperity

August 4, 2008

The Southern African Development Community’s Trade, Industry and Investment Review 2007/08 provides a useful projection of Angola’s industrial future.

Deals of the Year 2008

May 5, 2008

The past 12 months have been turbulent for the banking sector. Despite the consequences of the credit crunch on structured credit models and transaction flows, both international and local banks have once again brought an impressive number of deals to the attention of The Banker’s judges. The global, regional and country winners have been picked from the 447 transactions submitted from 93 countries around the world.

Deals of the Year 2007

May 7, 2007

With a new formula and an enlarged pool of participants, Deals of the Year 2007 has for the first time declared a global winner and five regional winners from the pick of the deals in 85 countries around the world. Both international and local banks have brought an extraordinary wealth of deals to the attention of The Banker’s judges. The next pages are dedicated to the well deserved accolades.

The Banker Awards 2006

December 4, 2006

Banks around the world have achieved record profits and profitability for almost four years in a row as steady economic growth, especially in Asia, globalisation and the awakening of consumer finance in new markets continue to stimulate financial institutions. While uncertainties exist, the relatively benign environment is creating a bonanza for banks.

The Banker Awards 2006 - global winners

December 4, 2006

The Banker Global Awards salute the practitioners of astute purchasing that has furthered their regional ambitions, as well as those banks that have offered exemplary service levels in the corporate and social fields.

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