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Brian Caplen blog 2016

Can negative rates ever be positive?

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With the Bank of England considering negative interest rates, the experience in other countries where they have been tried is mixed.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

The great inflation comeback

October 13, 2020

After years of low inflation, a forecast of 5-10% seems incredible – but not if there’s a huge shift in the way the global economy functions.

Benedict of Afreximbank teaser

Reshaping African trade finance

October 9, 2020

Trade tensions and Covid-19 could spell disaster for Africa’s trade finance sector unless tech can take strain, says Afreximbank president.

Mario Saccone teaser

Mask sales a boon for GVS’s long-planned IPO

October 9, 2020

Surge in demand for GVS’s filtration products has helped push its long-aspired IPO over the line. 

Nasser Saidi teaser

Overcoming Lebanon's economic crisis

October 9, 2020

Lebanon’s crisis can only be solved with meaningful reform – if not it faces a lost decade of mass migration and social unrest. 

Benoit Coeure teaser

Central banks must be at cutting edge of technology

October 9, 2020

Central banks play a pivotal role in maintaining the safety and integrity of the financial system and need to assert their leadership in its digital evolution.

Team 1020 teaser

Jefferies leads European equity ‘winners’ to market

October 9, 2020

With investors attracted to European technology and healthcare stocks, it has been a bumper period for Jefferies’s European ECM team.

Jacques Ripoll teaser

Crédit Agricole CIB head on keeping a long-term perspective

October 9, 2020

Jacques Ripoll on maintaining the right organisational approach and product focus to deliver in the future.

Bandar Hajjar teaser

IsDB president stresses sukuk’s role in virus recovery

October 7, 2020

The UN’s sustainable development goals are being set back by the Covid-19 pandemic. Islamic Development Bank president Bandar Hajjar explains how Islamic finance, which has a rich set of social financing methods, can help.

Sachin Nair

Khan Bank’s big digital and data push

October 7, 2020

Mongolian lender’s CIO outlines complete IT overhaul to become fully digital bank by 2023.

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