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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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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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