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Can emerging oil producers recover from slump?

May 22, 2020

As oil prices inch back up after April’s slump, developing market producers are requesting help.

EU's Covid-19 response a big step forward

May 22, 2020

The proposal for an EU-wide fund in response to the economic slump caused by Covid-19 is to be welcomed, writes Silvia Pavoni.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Prepare for maximum disruption

May 19, 2020

Multinational production will be reorganised regionally, so banks need to figure out what this means for customers, especially SMEs.

Team 0520 teaser

RBC Capital Markets blazes trail on risk-free rates bond issuance

May 18, 2020

Canadian bank part of global move away from Libor to alternative benchmarks. 

Christoph Frey teaser

Munich's social bond looks to deliver home comforts

May 18, 2020

Munich’s local government has launched a debut social bond, designed to help tackle its expanding housing needs. 

Yannick Jung teaser

Dependability paramount for BNP Paribas' EMEA head

May 13, 2020

Building up a reputation for reliability is vital, says BNP Paribas’ Yannick Jung.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Platform banking made easy

May 12, 2020

For many banks the burden of running a platform model is out of reach. Time to think of other ways of achieving the same goal.

Where was the digital back-up to our physical structures?

May 11, 2020

Banks must address problems of business continuity and resiliency in times of global pandemics if they are to fare better when the next one hits.

Sébastien Piednoir teaser

Crédit Agricole CIB uses AI to accelerate data and compliance tasks

May 7, 2020

Crédit Agricole’s corporate and investment banking unit has taken a technology-first approach to risk and compliance.

Silvia Pavoni teaser

Coronavirus crisis today, climate emergency tomorrow?

May 6, 2020

Will the world sacrifice its environmental progress when it powers back up after the pandemic?

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