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Christoph Frey teaser

Munich's social bond looks to deliver home comforts

May 18, 2020

Munich’s local government has launched a debut social bond, designed to help tackle its expanding housing needs. 

Yannick Jung teaser

Dependability paramount for BNP Paribas' EMEA head

May 13, 2020

Building up a reputation for reliability is vital, says BNP Paribas’ Yannick Jung.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Platform banking made easy

May 12, 2020

For many banks the burden of running a platform model is out of reach. Time to think of other ways of achieving the same goal.

Where was the digital back-up to our physical structures?

May 11, 2020

Banks must address problems of business continuity and resiliency in times of global pandemics if they are to fare better when the next one hits.

Sébastien Piednoir teaser

Crédit Agricole CIB uses AI to accelerate data and compliance tasks

May 7, 2020

Crédit Agricole’s corporate and investment banking unit has taken a technology-first approach to risk and compliance.

Silvia Pavoni teaser

Coronavirus crisis today, climate emergency tomorrow?

May 6, 2020

Will the world sacrifice its environmental progress when it powers back up after the pandemic?

WD Lakshman teaser

Sri Lanka CBG calls for strong traditional banking

May 6, 2020

The new governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka talks to The Banker about how he will bring his academic experience to the role. 

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Another day in home-working heaven

May 5, 2020

Technology has saved the day in allowing many workers to operate from home. But the new arrangements bring their own challenges.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

The next big US-China battle

April 28, 2020

China is pushing ahead with its digital yuan to remove itself from the dollar’s orbit

Caution is key as banks look to rescue their reputation

April 27, 2020

Banks are helping keep businesses afloat with loans and credit holidays but risk strategies are also essential.

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