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Using Covid crisis to create a fairer more sustainable economic system

October 2, 2020

Financial sector has a key role in building a more resilient inclusive global economy, says the World Bank's Mahesh Uttamchandani.

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How Serbia got its house in order

October 2, 2020

Jorgovanka Tabaković, Serbia's central bank governor, outlines the country’s fiscal policies in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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IFC’s outgoing CEO on a more modern development finance

October 1, 2020

Philippe Le Houérou on the organisation's commitment to support countries most in need during the pandemic.

Asia looks internally for its next growth market

October 1, 2020

Asia is looking at how it can rebuild some of its economic strength as it moves forward from the pain of coronavirus, and boosting local intra-regional trade is gaining ground as a solution. 

Combatting money laundering

October 1, 2020

A lack of clarity and feedback from regulators only makes financial crime more difficult to weed out.

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The IMF's path to a resilient recovery

October 1, 2020

Kristalina Georgieva, the first IMF head to hail from an emerging market, on ensuring a more equitable and sustainable future.

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Healthtech: a unique opportunity to improve care in emerging markets

September 30, 2020

The gap in levels of accessible healthcare for those in developed and emerging markets is vast but technology offers a solution. 

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Central banks, political theory and Covid

September 30, 2020

The lenders of last resort doctrine must extend to the real sector if economies are to escape the pandemic relatively unscathed.

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Clean, transparent aluminium

September 29, 2020

Investors care more than ever about carbon footprints, says Lord Gregory Barker.

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What China’s climate pledge means for banks

September 29, 2020

Bankers have a lot on their plates but they cannot afford to bypass climate change risk if they want to stay in business.

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