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Why the G in ESG matters in times of crisis

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The coronavirus pandemic demands good governance and leadership from banks. 

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Development banks step up to Asia’s coronavirus challenges

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A look at how development banks in Asia are adapting their plans to support their clients through the coronavirus crisis. 

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Will coronavirus derail Egypt’s growth?

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Egypt’s economic trajectory was healthy, but the global coronavirus pandemic might yet check its progress. Kit Gillet reports.

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Banks must be key players in the coronavirus fight

March 25, 2020

In the financial crisis of 2008, banks failed to show a supportive, caring side to the wider society. They can and must make amends as the world fights against the coronavirus pandemic.

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JPMorgan deals winning hand to secure refinancing for Casino

March 16, 2020

JPMorgan's creative approach helped Casino Guichard-Perrachon to raise the finance it needed to stave off a liquidity crunch, while also keeping existing bondholders happy.

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Asia plays catch-up on open banking

March 13, 2020

After a comparatively slow start to open banking adoption compared with Europe, Asia is not only seeing the benefits but looking to take its capabilities to the next level. 

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Is ‘transition’ the new green for bonds?

March 11, 2020

There is still much to debate in the development of an asset class that will support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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Czech finance minister queries Green Deal implementation

March 11, 2020

The Czech Republic's finance minister discusses global trade tensions, the implementation of the country's digital tax, and the impact if the EU's Green Deal.

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Sub-Saharan Africa's two-pronged M&A trend

March 9, 2020

M&A activity has been a prominent feature of sub-Saharan Africa's banking sector in recent years, with the reason behind these moves tending to be one of crisis or expansion.

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What is behind Kenya's M&A run?

March 9, 2020

Kenya has been a hotbed of M&A activity in the banking sector in the past 12 months. The Banker looks at the factors behind this.

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Top 1000 World Banks ranking 50th anniversary

March 2, 2020

As The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks ranking looks forward to celebrating its 50th anniversary in our July 2020 issue, editor-in-chief Brian Caplen examines the major trends that have shaped the current banking landscape.

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The Banker's Top Islamic GCC Banks ranking 2020: Saudis dominate a healthy picture

March 4, 2020

The Banker's Top Islamic GCC Banks ranking shows that despite uncertainty over the future of oil revenues, the region's Islamic banks continue to chalk up impressive numbers. 

Banking under pressure Episode 2: Advice on full-scale working from home from BFF Banking Goup

Max Belingheri, group CEO of BFF Banking Group, headquartered in Milan, talks to The Banker's Joy Macknight about enabling full-scale working from home for the bank's staff, as well as the possible impacts the multi-country lockdown will have on the supply chain for government and healthcare entities.  

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NZ banks begin lockdown in good health

March 24, 2020

Profitability and capital adequacy measures suggest New Zealand’s banks will begin four weeks of lockdown in a relatively strong position.

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Coronavirus menaces eurozone banks

The latest potential existential threat to the eurozone is not from reckless banks this time. A highly contagious virus is something regulators had never planned for, writes Justin Pugsley.

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