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Cold shoulder for IMF in US agreement

January 27, 2014

The bipartisan agreement struck by the US government to avert threats of a shutdown undermines the International Monetary Fund’s status as a truly multilateral institution. 

Sense and sensitivity on the leverage ratio

January 27, 2014

Revisions to the leverage ratio will help trade finance, but could introduce the same kind of regulatory arbitrage as the risk-weighted Basel ratio.

Africa's most profitable banks

January 13, 2014
Top African banks by pre-tax profit

South African lenders occupy the top four positions in The Banker's top 10 African banks by pre-tax profits ranking.

Central Banker of the Year awards

Central Bank Governor of the Year 2014

January 2, 2014

The Banker’s Central Bank Governor of the Year awards celebrate the officials who managed to restore economic stability and even growth to their countries following a turbulent few years.

Trade is no longer a one-way system

December 23, 2013

As new trade flows emerge, the global economy could start to balance out.

Don’t forget governance

December 23, 2013

Recommendations of the Liikanen Report appear to have been generally accepted as best practice, but banks still need to re-evaluate their governance practices. 

Finance Minister of the Year 2014

Finance Minister of the Year 2014

December 20, 2013

The Banker’s Finance Minister of the Year awards celebrate the officials who managed to restore economic stability and even growth to their countries following a turbulent few years.

The top five banks in Denmark

December 18, 2013
The top five banks in Denmark

The Banker's top banks in Denmark ranking shows that Danske Bank is the largest bank in the country by Tier 1 capital.

The top five banks in China

December 11, 2013

The Banker's top banks in China ranking shows that ICBC is the largest bank in the country by Tier 1 capital.

The top five banks in Indonesia

December 5, 2013
Indonesia Top 5 teaser

The Banker's top banks in Indonesia ranking shows that Bank Mandiri is the largest bank in the country by Tier 1 capital.

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