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IMF's new IT system copes with post-crisis demand

August 4, 2009

The IMF's information technology team has had a busy past two years as the fund has taken on an increased workload as a result of the global recession, leading the team's head, Jean Salvati, to implement a new software system to cope with the extra demand. Writer Michelle Price

Zambia's fresh ambition

August 4, 2009

Rupiah Banda, the new president of Zambia talks about his vision for transforming the southern African state's economy in the light of a severe economic downturn. Writer Charlie Corbett in Cape Town

Bharrat Jagdeo

August 4, 2009

Bharrat Jagdeo, Guyana's president

Guyana's president laments the lack of consideration for smaller countries among the G-20 nations, and calls for a change in the relationship between international financial institutions and countries such as his. Writer Brian Caplen

Ralph Gonsalves

August 4, 2009

Ralph Gonsalves, St Vincent and Grenadines prime minister

The currency union of the Organisation of East Caribbean States is eyeing additional members and full economic union status. The prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines ponders the future of the OECS and its impact on the wider Caricom group of countries. Writer Brian Caplen

Mike Rees

July 7, 2009

Standard Chartered has fared well by focusing on core banking services in emerging markets. But in the wake of the crisis, it is facing increased competition from domestic banks.

David Anderson

July 7, 2009

David Anderson, CEO of Co-Operative Financial Services, is faced with overseeing the organisation's core banking overhaul in parallel with the integration of the UK's second largest building society, Britannia. Writer Michelle Price

Lawrence Gonzi

July 7, 2009

Dr Lawrence Gonzi, prime minister of Malta

Malta might be tiny but it is determined to make itself heard on the world stage. Dr Lawrence Gonzi, prime minister of Malta, explains how. Writer Michael Imeson

Alexander Dubilet

July 7, 2009

The chairman of PrivatBank explains how the bank intends to ride out the downturn through its focus on increasing liquidity and improving the quality of its loan portfolio. Writer Brian Caplen

Sadeq Sayeed

June 4, 2009

The CEO of Nomura for the EMEA region has taken the Japanese bank through its acquisition of Lehman Brothers' EMEA business and is determined to get maximum gains from the deal. Writer Geraldine Lambe

Sheikh Salem Abdulaziz Al-Sabah

June 4, 2009

The governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait discusses the impact political instability is having on the country and the effect he hopes the new Financial Stability Law will have. Writer Stephen Timewell

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