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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.

Unity needed to help the EU fight off coronavirus crisis

April 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic may well have brought the EU to a tipping point.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Saving Africa is in the world’s self interest

April 21, 2020

Failure to come up with a package to help Africa through the Covid 19 pandemic will condemn everyone to a second or third wave of the disease, writes Brian Caplen.

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Cooperation as important as cash in fighting Covid-19

April 14, 2020

Government and innovative companies must work together now, and after, the Covid-19 pandemic.

How to fund crisis recovery while protecting the climate

April 14, 2020

The EU could finance a response to Covid-19 and expand its climate commitments.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Will the Covid-19 response bring inflation or higher taxes?

April 14, 2020

It took the UK a decade to get its finances back into shape after the financial crisis. With the economic damage from the coronavirus looking much worse, writes Brian Caplen, drastic solutions will be needed.

Benjamin Lamberg, teaser

Crédit Agricole becomes a European panda bond pioneer

April 13, 2020

Crédit Agricole envisages its debut panda bond, which will fund its Chinese subsidiary, to be the first of many. 

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Barclays breaks records with Italian and Greek issuances

April 13, 2020

Timing was of the essence to achieve a strong performance on Italian and Greek sovereign issuances, on both of which Barclays was a joint bookrunner. 

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BMO Capital Markets CEO focuses on community responsibility

April 10, 2020

BMO Capital Markets’ CEO talks about the importance of building strong relationships with customers and being a good corporate citizen for delivering long-term value.

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Maldives CBG considers AI and telcos in modernisation push

April 10, 2020

Maldives central bank governor Ali Hashim is overseeing the modernisation of banking law and technology, with plans to adopt open APIs and attract foreign investors.

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