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China’s state capitalism: can it last?

August 13, 2019

Donald Trump should relax his China bashing. There are reasons why China will have to reform its model of its own accord, writes Brian Caplen.

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Vietnamese banks ride the retail tide

August 1, 2019

Vietnam has seen a period of growth that has made its banks stronger than ever. 

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Pacific Islands look to China to fill relief shortfall

August 1, 2019

The arrival of Chinese financing in the Pacific Islands has been met with some apprehension internationally, but it is providing the island nations with vital support. 

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The Banker's Tech Projects Awards 2019

August 1, 2019

The financial tech industry's great and good are honoured in The Banker's Tech Projects Awards 2019.

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Engie’s renewables charge electrifies bond markets

August 1, 2019

A commitment to an environmentalist agenda has made French utility Engie the world’s leading corporate issuer of green bonds.

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Natixis head of corporate banking prioritises green finance

August 1, 2019

Natixis’s CIB head Marc Vincent talks about the bank’s drive for innovation in sustainable finance.

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The Banker's Top 50 Caricom Banks ranking: hurricane aftermath hinders recovery

August 1, 2019

The devastation caused during the 2017 hurricane season has proved a lasting challenge for economies in the Caricom region, as The Banker's rankings show.

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Puerto Rico’s problems linger on

August 1, 2019

Uncertainty looms over Puerto Rico’s future as the hurricane-struck island deals with the retreat of international banks.

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Banks rush to cash in on Vietnam’s FDI boom

August 1, 2019

Vietnam has seen a boost from investment moving out of China, significantly increasing its foreign direct investment levels. 

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Mozambique’s banking sector regains stability

August 1, 2019

Recovering from a currency collapse and the IMF’s withdrawal has given Mozambique’s banks a challenging few years.

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Nomura shows SSA strength in Europe

August 1, 2019

Nomura's expertise in the SSA sector saw it play a key role in issuances by Iceland, Italy and Austria, to notable effect. 

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MFS Africa CEO envisions borderless mobile money

August 1, 2019

Enabling easy and cost-effective cross-border transactions and trade through the use of technology and data is the dream of MFS Africa's CEO and founder.

Tech Talk: interview with Jean Belanger, Cerebri AI

Jean Belanger, CEO and co-founder, Cerebri AI, a start-up looking to change the way major enterprises and organisations engage with their customers, talks to Joy Macknight about using artificial intelligence to help brands drive higher revenue and exceed key performance indicators.

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Wave of African bank consolidation reduces systemic risk

July 11, 2019

Bank consolidation in sub-Saharan Africa is in full swing. Large and stable banks are growing steadily as a result, while many small and inefficient banks are disappearing. 

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FSB explores GSIB derivatives resolution planning

The Financial Stability Board appears to be attempting to move jurisdictions towards establishing a framework, or at the very least some common principles, for winding down the derivatives portfolio of a global bank should it get into serious trouble. By Justin Pugsley.

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