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Egyptian banks explore multiple avenues to growth

April 1, 2020

Egypt’s banks have emerged from a difficult decade with their appetite for expansion undimmed. 

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How will a resurgent Maldives cope with a tourism slump?

March 30, 2020

The Maldives has embraced technology to modernise its banking system and serve its citizens, but coronavirus now threatens its crucial tourist sector. 

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Development banks step up to Asia’s coronavirus challenges

March 27, 2020

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

Coronavirus menaces eurozone banks

March 23, 2020

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.

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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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Myanmar adopts international banking and insurance outlook

March 6, 2020

Myanmar is looking to the international banking and insurance community to strengthen its domestic market and tackle a legacy of NPLs. 

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Uzbekistan takes global approach to local problems

March 1, 2020

After decades of isolationist government policy, Uzbekistan is taking tentative steps into the global capital markets and is looking to attract foreign investment. Kimberley Long looks at the country’s steep learning curve. 

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What the coronavirus tells us about risk management

February 26, 2020

The normal rules do not apply when confronted by extreme risk such as the coronavirus outbreak, writes the chairman of the European Risk Management Council.

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Bahrain advances with caution

February 17, 2020

Though flat oil prices are having an effect on Bahrain’s economy, the country’s banking sector continues to perform well, in spite of calls for consolidation.

UK regulators look to hasten Libor’s demise

February 17, 2020

UK regulators have given the industry a sharp reminder that they are not doing enough to transition from Libor to alternative rates, giving the whole project a new sense of urgency. 

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