Global leaders must find a common policy to tackle climate change, and must do so immediately, regardless of the additional challenges posed by the economic downturn.
View from IMF/World Bank 2009
Date: 6-7 October 2009
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
The Banker attended the IMF Annual Meetings 2009 and our editors reported regularly from the event with view-points and thought-led discussions with key industry figures.
So if you didn’t manage to visit the IMF Annual Meetings and would like to see all the developments and trends, The Banker’s View From IMF/World Bank 2009 is your ideal guide before, during and after the event.
The public clamour to cap bankers' bonuses is being acted upon with varying degrees of urgency and strictness by governments and regulators around the world. Writer Edward Russell-Walling
China's ambitions for an international financial centre in Shanghai are now clear. It has staggering market growth and a supportive policy environment, but there are still significant barriers to overcome. If China can realise its ambitions, will it be Shanghai that wins the prize? Writer Geraldine Lambe
The Thai finance minister's belief that the global crisis has presented the country with an opportunity to reshape its economy has seen him unleash plans for greater use of the capital markets, diversified exports and a boost in domestic consumption. Writer Brian Caplen