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Brian Caplen blog 2016

Will finance become as free as fish?

October 27, 2020

In the Brexit trade discussions, finance looks like being sacrificed to fish. Is finance ready to swim without borders?

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Brian Caplen blog 2016

Can negative rates ever be positive?

October 20, 2020

With the Bank of England considering negative interest rates, the experience in other countries where they have been tried is mixed.

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Brian Caplen blog 2016

The great inflation comeback

October 13, 2020

After years of low inflation, a forecast of 5-10% seems incredible – but not if there’s a huge shift in the way the global economy functions.

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Reshaping African trade finance

October 9, 2020

Trade tensions and Covid-19 could spell disaster for Africa’s trade finance sector unless tech can take strain, says Afreximbank president.

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Mask sales a boon for GVS’s long-planned IPO

October 9, 2020

Surge in demand for GVS’s filtration products has helped push its long-aspired IPO over the line. 

Nasser Saidi teaser

Overcoming Lebanon's economic crisis

October 9, 2020

Lebanon’s crisis can only be solved with meaningful reform – if not it faces a lost decade of mass migration and social unrest. 

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Benoit Coeure teaser

Central banks must be at cutting edge of technology

October 9, 2020

Central banks play a pivotal role in maintaining the safety and integrity of the financial system and need to assert their leadership in its digital evolution.

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Jefferies' ECM team on the art of finding European equity ‘winners’

October 9, 2020

With investors drawn to European tech and healthcare stocks, it's been a busy period for ECM team.

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Crédit Agricole CIB head on keeping a long-term perspective

October 9, 2020

Jacques Ripoll on maintaining the right organisational approach and product focus to deliver in the future.

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Islamic finance has vital role to play in virus recovery

October 7, 2020

Islamic finance can help get UN’s Sustainable Development Goals back on track, says Islamic Development Bank president Bandar Hajjar.

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