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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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UBS: AI poised to transform advisory services

June 8, 2020

Data analytics could overhaul way group interacts with clients, says UBS’s Ronald Jansen.

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Philippine central bank charts path out of crisis

June 8, 2020

Central bank governor Benjamin Diokno outlines measures taken in response to Covid-19.

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Triple-funding whammy stalks emerging markets

June 2, 2020

What can banks and fintechs do to lower the costs of sending remittances as emerging markets face economic meltdown?

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