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Unicorn status draws in the talent

October 4, 2021

Hitting the $1bn valuation mark can play a role in helping fintechs attract the best talent. 

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A bumper year for Gulf capital markets

October 4, 2021

Equity markets in the Middle East are waking from their slumber as oil prices rise.

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Africa's pressing need to boost vaccine production

October 1, 2021

The private sector has a defining role to play in ramping up vaccine production across the continent.

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How Generation Z is reshaping banking and payments

September 30, 2021

The single biggest change Gen Z is thrusting upon banking and payments is a relentless demand for personalisation.

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Think global to fight cyber crime

September 30, 2021

The new financial order calls for a new cyber strategy based on global collaboration, says Steven Silberstein, CEO of FS-ISAC.   

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Market participants must act now as US Libor ends

September 30, 2021

As the US Libor transition enters a crucial period market, participants now have all the tools they need to make progress, says Tom Wipf, chair of the Alternative Reference Rates Committee.

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New beginnings for the Cypriot banking sector

September 29, 2021

Forging a regulatory strategy in a time of crisis is not easy, but the Cyprus financial sector has come out stronger and more resilient, says Demetra Kalogerou, chairwoman of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission. 

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Central banks strive for stability within their legal limitations

September 29, 2021

The Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina has steadied the country’s currency, which has contributed to overall macroeconomic stability, according to the bank's governor, Senad Softić.

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Why development finance needs a facelift

September 28, 2021

Development finance institutions must reinvent themselves to be fit for purpose, writes Rémy Rioux, CEO of the French development bank agency and initiator of the Finance in Common coalition.

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Transforming infrastructure and industry to cope with climate change

September 28, 2021

It will take both investment and innovation to tackle the climate crisis, according to Werner Hoyer, president, European Investment Bank.

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