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ESG is now a core strategic issue

Today 10:55 am

The performance of companies against environmental, social and governance criteria is increasingly impacting stock market valuations and is expected to be central to creating value in a changing economy.


Is a single global payments area possible?

Today 10:53 am

What will it take to make cross-border payments as easy, quick, inexpensive and transparent as domestic payments? The debate continues.

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London secures green finance crown

Today 10:05 am

On the eve of the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, the UK’s leading financial centre has toppled Amsterdam in the latest Global Green Finance Index.

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The dividend from building trust will be huge

October 20, 2021

Public trust in key institutions has nosedived; the future will belong to whoever is able to rebuild it.

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Building a greener Latin America

October 20, 2021

Transitioning to greener and sustainable economies will need innovative new financial instruments for the optimal use of capital.

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Let’s talk about the menopause

October 19, 2021

A new study has found that a quarter of women are more likely to leave the financial services workforce due to their menopause experience.  


Innovation is a journey

October 18, 2021

ING’s chief innovation officer Annerie Vreugdenhil has had a 30-year journey of innovation without ever having to leave the bank.

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KTPB looks to the future

October 15, 2021

The chief executive of Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank on its new digital initiatives and the outlook for Islamic banking in Turkey.

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Global liquidity insurance: a proposal to strengthen the financial safety net

October 15, 2021

Financial protection could easily be extended to include developing economies.

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UK regulators’ muddled approach to non-financial misconduct

October 14, 2021

The FCA has over-reached on a number of occasions and has then had to backtrack.

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