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Sri Lanka looks to technology and BPO to develop its economy

May 6, 2020

Sri Lanka is adding higher skilled sectors to its traditional offerings of tourism and tea. 

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Coronavirus, consolidation and challengers: Sri Lankan banks' triple challenge

May 6, 2020

Banks in Sri Lanka are facing a triple threat that goes beyond the coronavirus pandemic.

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Saudi banks approach pandemic from a position of strength

April 29, 2020

Saudi banks, confident of surviving the crisis-driven lockdown, are speeding up their digital capacity and looking to support clients. 

Basel faces first major test – so far so good

April 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the global economy, vindicating the tough reforms to the Basel framework. But will they survive? 

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The world after Covid-19

April 27, 2020

Silvia Pavoni assesses the economic and social consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Will Morgan Stanley’s E-Trade move pay off?

April 8, 2020

Morgan Stanley’s purchase of online brokerage E-Trade came just weeks before Covid-19 began its global spread. How will the resulting operations be affected? 

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How can the new manufacturing industry be financed? A Chinese perspective

April 8, 2020

Building a financial system that better serves the new manufacturing economy requires an open, fair, transparent and predictable market environment. Chinese experts Liu Mingkang and Li Wei consider the challenges.

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The uncertain impact of individual accountability reforms

April 6, 2020

Individual accountability has become a focus for regulators around the world, with new rules raising the bar for what is expected of senior bankers. It remains to be seen, however, whether the accountability regimes will have the impact they intended. 

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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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