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Douglas Holtz-Eakin

October 6, 2008

Douglas Holtz-Eakin tells how a McCain presidency would react to foreign bids for US firms. Writer Courtney Fingar.

Dan Tarullo

October 6, 2008

Dan Tarullo explains the impact an Obama presidency would have on foreign investment. Writer Lara Williams.

Carlos M Gutierrez

October 6, 2008

In the final months of the Bush administration, there is to be no slacking off with the president pushing for trade agreements with the likes of Colombia, says the US commerce secretary. Writer Courtney Fingar.

Margarito Teves

October 6, 2008

The impact of the international slowdown on the Philippines economy has been more severe than expected, but revenue collections are on track and overseas remittances remain strong, says the Philippines finance secretary.

Amando Tetangco

October 6, 2008

Despite the international credit crunch, banks in the Philippines grew lending by 24% in the first half of 2008 and asset quality continues to improve, says the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) governor.

Jacques D’Estais

September 1, 2008

The global head of corporate and investment banking at BNP Paribas says the bank is enduring challenging market conditions with a risk-aware, rather than risk-averse, approach to business.

David Okiopello, deputy governor, Bank of Uganda

September 1, 2008

Inflation may be well above target but Uganda’s central bank earns high marks from bankers for emphasising risk management. The Banker talks to David Okiopello, acting deputy governor of the Bank of Uganda.

Charlie McCreevy

September 1, 2008

The European commissioner for the internal market has been at the forefront of the Sepa initiative since taking up office in 2004. Here, he answers the market’s criticisms of the project and discusses how it has been handled at European level.

Rick Leaman

August 4, 2008

Having endured the brunt of the subprime crisis, UBS is consolidating departments and concentrating on its strengths. Joint global head of investment banking Rick Leaman talks to Kathryn Tully.

Ignace Combes

August 4, 2008

Ignace Combes, deputy CEO of Euroclear, is tasked with steering the group through its mission to cut the costs of settling cross-border securities transactions in Europe. He talks to Michelle Price.

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