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SMEs can help smooth UK's recovery path

November 2, 2020

The way the UK has positioned itself as one of the most SME-friendly markets in the world may help the country manoeuvre the difficult times ahead.

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Government stimulus in Asia holds off the worst – for now

November 2, 2020

Asia's banks have been shielded from the impact of non-performing loans by central bank assistance, but this support is coming to an end.

Asia looks internally for its next growth market

October 1, 2020

Asia is looking at how it can rebuild some of its economic strength as it moves forward from the pain of coronavirus, and boosting local intra-regional trade is gaining ground as a solution. 

Combatting money laundering

October 1, 2020

A lack of clarity and feedback from regulators only makes financial crime more difficult to weed out.

Time for a return to more open markets

September 2, 2020

The direction the EU appears to be taking post-Brexit could throw up opportunities for the UK.

Supply chain complexity compounded by pandemic

July 21, 2020

The complexity in supply chains risked bringing the production of medical equipment to a halt. The pandemic presents an opportunity to map out supply chains end to end. 

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Next IDB chief should come from Latin America

July 3, 2020

Latam countries need to agree alternative candidate to counter US efforts to hijak process.

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.

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.

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