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A social green deal for Europe

November 19, 2020

A just economy will need social as much as green elements, says Fisma's Marcel Haag.

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How to keep those water cooler ideas flowing

November 17, 2020

As banks start to entrench home working as a permanent feature of working life, the challenge is how to maintain creativity and innovation.

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A week is a long time in banking

November 10, 2020

2020 has been a tough year for banks but following the US election and Covid-19 vaccine news, the future is looking more positive.

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This week’s big party will be in Shanghai

November 3, 2020

China’s rise as a technologically-enabled economic superpower will not be hindered by the US election – no matter who wins.

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SEB brings Sweden’s first sovereign green bond to market

November 2, 2020

Landmark transaction is latest in illustrious track record in green bonds for Swedish bank. 

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Easing emerging market instability amid Covid-19

November 2, 2020

Equity interventions by governments, rather than large loans, could help prevent financial instability across Latin America.

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Bank of Ireland’s €1bn AT1 spree

November 2, 2020

Borrowing the approach of ‘wall-crossing’ from the equity markets, the bank was able to achieve a good outcome in highly challenging conditions.

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Payments Canada embraces a new era in payments

November 2, 2020

CEO Tracey Black on revamping the country’s payment rails and how the ISO 20022 standard will drive innovation.

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Wells Fargo on delivering ‘simpler, faster, better’ banking

November 2, 2020

Corporate and investment banking CEO Jon Weiss on identifying priority areas and trying to bring ‘excellence’ to delivery.

SMEs can help smooth UK's recovery path

November 2, 2020

The way the UK has positioned itself as one of the most SME-friendly markets in the world may help the country manoeuvre the difficult times ahead.

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