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Rethinking public-private dynamic post-Covid

May 29, 2020

Economist Mariana Mazzucato on how crisis is reshaping links between government and business.

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Big government is here to stay

May 26, 2020

Banks need to switch from being profit maximisers to carving out a new role working with government to rebuild economies.

Coronavirus sends banks back home

May 26, 2020

Banks will likely find themselves pushed towards a domestic, rather than international, focus. Michiel Haasbroek explains.

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What Italy can learn from the rise in digital payments

May 26, 2020

With pandemic driving online activity, the financial sector should support businesses’ digital infrastructure.

Can emerging oil producers recover from slump?

May 22, 2020

As oil prices inch back up after April’s slump, developing market producers are requesting help.

EU's Covid-19 response a big step forward

May 22, 2020

The proposal for an EU-wide fund in response to the economic slump caused by Covid-19 is to be welcomed.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Prepare for maximum disruption

May 19, 2020

Multinational production will be reorganised regionally, so banks need to figure out what this means for customers, especially SMEs.

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RBC Capital Markets blazes trail on risk-free rates bond issuance

May 18, 2020

Canadian bank part of global move away from Libor to alternative benchmarks. 

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Munich's social bond looks to deliver home comforts

May 18, 2020

Munich’s local government has launched a debut social bond, designed to help tackle its expanding housing needs. 

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Dependability paramount for BNP Paribas' EMEA head

May 13, 2020

Building up a reputation for reliability is vital, says BNP Paribas’ Yannick Jung.

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