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Standard Chartered chief plots course amid choppy waters

June 29, 2020

The longer pandemic lasts the more likely banks will struggle, admits José Viñals 

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No accounting for climate risk

June 26, 2020

Firms could face 'Big Tobacco moment' if they fail to disclose climate risk liabilities.

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Banks must carry on lending

June 23, 2020

Banks have responded positively to crisis so far by extending rather than cutting credit.

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A sustainable framework for affordable energy

June 22, 2020

Providing energy access to the poor is vital to global recovery – but it must be a viable business.

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Why China’s carbon market is failing to take off

June 22, 2020

China needs political will to fulfil promise to be world’s largest national carbon market

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Unlocking Islamic finance

June 16, 2020

Better standardisation and more widespread use of fintech would give the industry a boost.

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BNP Paribas leads charge on Covid-19 response bonds

June 12, 2020

French bank has led wave of supranational and agency bonds linked to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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NEoT Offgrid Africa securitisation helps light up Côte d’Ivoire

June 12, 2020

NEoT Offgrid Africa’s bespoke financing package will enable more citizens to access solar energy.

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Absa takes long-term view on Africa growth story

June 10, 2020

It’s important to prioritise long-term client activity in the continent, says Absa’s Cheryl Buss.

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What sort of debt collector are you?

June 9, 2020

As unemployment rises, defaults are expected. But as banks struggle with debt collection, outsourcing may be a solution.

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