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Fighting fit

March 31, 2010

Despite a bitter public feud between the Saad Group and Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers, two of the country's most influential business conglomerates, Saudi Arabia has emerged from the global recession in good health. Stephen Timewell analyses the country's performance and prospects.

Insight for business

October 5, 2009

Ian Ball, CEO, IFAC

In turbulent times, a clear perspective of the challenges facing businesses is more important than ever. IFAC/The Banker's survey of small business lending offers market intelligence for lenders, accountants and SME owners alike. By Ian Ball, CEO of the International Federation of Accountants.

Mapping the competition: Exchanges Guide 2009

June 4, 2009

Mondo Visione's latest research reveals the hierarchy of global stock exchanges, identifying their strengths and weaknesses and how they have been hit by the global credit crisis and subsequent slowdown.

Global connectivity: Exchanges Guide 2009

June 4, 2009

Rapid change in the exchanges industry has pushed the role of regulators, and co-ordination between regulators in different countries, into the limelight. Cross-border integration and the popularity of electronic trading are prompting regulators to reassess their jurisdictions and give serious thought to greater regulatory compliance in this age of global exchanges.

Efficiency drive: Exchanges Guide 2009

June 4, 2009

The competitive landscape for international exchanges is going through fundamental change. Tectonic plates are shifting and exchanges across the world are battling for market share by following aggressive acquisition strategies.

Change at the exchange: Exchanges Guide 2009

June 4, 2009

Herbie Skeete, managing director, Mondo Visione
The role of the securities exchange has been revolutionised by new technology and changing attitudes. This survey looks at how the exchanges market has evolved, which players are at the cutting edge and how the competitive landscape has reshaped.

Snapshot of the City

June 4, 2009

The Banker's editors travel far and wide to bring our readers up-to-date coverage of banking markets around the world. As a result, we have many impressions and memories of foreign locations. To celebrate The Banker's 1000th issue we decided to reverse the process and ask the managers of foreign banks in London for their views of the City. Here are their responses...

Jose de Lima Massano, Angola

January 5, 2009

Occupation: Bank chief executive.Age: 39

Nathan Reddy, South Africa

January 5, 2009

Occupation: Graphic designer.Age: 39

Yolanda Cuba, South Africa

January 5, 2009

Occupation: Company chief executive.Age: 30

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