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Brian Caplen blog 2016

Commercial property: what is it good for?

August 11, 2020

The commercial property market is down but definitely not out. Clever financiers will be backing developers with intelligent business models for the post-Covid world.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Is regulation fit for purpose?

August 4, 2020

The acceleration to online banking and finance caused by the Covid-19 crisis is showing up gaps in regulation.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

How to spend €750bn

July 28, 2020

The EU’s €750bn fiscal stimulus to offset the Covid-19 economic crisis was a breakthrough for the bloc. Spending it wisely will be a challenge.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

When does debt forbearance end?

July 21, 2020

As huge Covid-19-related credit losses loom, banks will have to take tough decisions on which borrowers to continue supporting.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Banks will get caught in US-China dollar battle

July 14, 2020

Trade and tech wars not only flashpoint – battle over capital flows could be more dramatic.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Where is the new economic thinking?

July 7, 2020

Covid-19 has led governments to reheat old ideas. We need genuinely new solutions.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

China’s banks ever stronger in Top 1000

July 1, 2020

Banks steady as they face Covid-19 hits as Top 1000 ranking celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

Unlocking Islamic finance

June 16, 2020

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

Brian Caplen blog 2016

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.

Brian Caplen blog 2016

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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