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Brian Caplen blog 2016

Why banking needs a social licence

September 1, 2020

Unless the financial industry’s goals are aligned with those of the wider community, its future health is uncertain.

What legacy will Covid-19 leave for UK businesses and banks?

August 28, 2020

The UK needs a proactive supervisor and community banks to deal with the aftermath of the pandemic, says Philip Sinel.

Silvia Pavoni teaser

How gender bonds can reduce inequality and boost economies

August 28, 2020

By investing in gender bonds and female-led businesses, development funds aim to boost economies as a whole. 

Brian Caplen blog 2016

State spending versus common sense

August 25, 2020

Government finances will be wrecked after the Covid-19 crisis. Does it matter?

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Making companies as safe as banks

August 18, 2020

Rethinking how companies are organised and taxed is key to rebuilding after Covid-19.

Team 0820

Investec at front of small and mid-cap UK equity raises

August 17, 2020

In a string of equity raises by UK small and mid-cap corporates, Investec has emerged as a bookrunner of choice for many of the transactions

The physical features in banking are here to stay

August 14, 2020

The complete dematerialisation of paper, cash and branches has not happened the way many in the industry thought it would, writes Chris Skinner.

Atiq Rehman teaser

Citi’s EMEA emerging markets head brings focus to diverse economies

August 14, 2020

Identifying common issues and opportunities across Citi’s emerging markets businesses is a key aim for Atiq Rehman.

Alessandra Pasini teaser

Snam pioneers natural gas sector’s green transition

August 12, 2020

Italian energy company has come to market with its first transition bond, building on foundations of its groundbreaking 2019 'climate action bond'.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Commercial property: what is it good for?

August 11, 2020

The commercial property market is down but definitely not out. Clever financiers will be backing developers with intelligent business models for the post-Covid world.

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