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Angola’s central bank aims to attract investment with regulatory easing

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The BNA has introduced a new regulatory measure, marking another step on its journey to making Angola an enticing investment prospect.

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ECB introduces the Transmission Protection Instrument

August 3, 2022

The ECB’s new tool aims to ensure stable monetary policy in Europe, but will its high bar ever be cleared?

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Mexico’s rebounding economy at a crossroads

August 1, 2022

Inflation and the rate hikes are likely to dominate Mexico’s economic landscape this year, although foreign and domestic investment might address long-term challenges.

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Intra-EBU exposure reforms is a step in the right direction

August 1, 2022

The biggest lenders in Europe are set to have their cross-border exposures in the European Banking Union redefined.

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A historic year ahead for Croatia, as it gets set to join eurozone

July 29, 2022

Next year is gearing up to be an important one for Croatia’s economy after EU finance ministers gave the approval for Croatia’s membership of the eurozone.

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Croatian central bank looks to a eurozone future

July 29, 2022

With Croatia moving closer to joining the eurozone, the country’s banking sector is set to play a key role in managing the transition. Boris Vujčić, governor of the Croatian National Bank, talks to Kit Gillet about this key moment and the likely role of NextGenerationEU funds.

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Nepal’s banks battle isolationism

July 29, 2022

Nepal’s banks appear resilient to the worst shocks of the pandemic, but there is discontent over a slow to change regulatory system, which is stifling growth.

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Nepal’s economy struggles with import dependence

July 28, 2022

Remittances from overseas workers comprise a significant portion of Nepal’s foreign currency reserves for this import-dependent country.

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UK aims to break free from EU rules with new financial services bill

July 27, 2022

The UK government’s Financial Services and Markets Bill reframes some of the inherited EU rules that it deems to be overly complex or restrictive.

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SEC’s ‘aggressive’ rule-making agenda sets it on collision course with industry

July 25, 2022

Directed by its ambitious chair, Gary Gensler, the SEC is pursuing an agenda which many in the industry believe is too much, too quickly, and it looks set to face legal challenges.

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