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November 3, 2008

David Hodgkinson, group chief operating officer at HSBC, talks about the credit crisis, and how the banking industry is likely to change going forward.

Maria Antonieta Del Cid Navas de Bonilla

November 3, 2008

In response to rising inflation, Guatemala has adjusted its interest rates eight times in the past two years, and is working carefully to co-ordinate its monetary and fiscal policies, explains the president of Banco de Guatemala. Writer John Rumsey.

Juan Fuentes

November 3, 2008

The Guatemalan economy has big potential, particularly in fuel and food production. The country’s minister of finance talks about his fiscal reform programme and intent to create a sustainable tax base. Writer John Rumsey.

Léo Apotheker

October 6, 2008

Technology can help banks improve business processes and, in turn, prepare them for the many future challenges.

Harald Benink

October 6, 2008

With prompt corrective action procedures in place, banks would be made to recapitalise themselves at a far earlier stage.

René Karsenti

October 6, 2008

If the market meets standards of best practice, there is less need for the authorities to impose draconian new regulations.

Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu

October 6, 2008

Ghana’s economic rebirth could be under threat in 2008 as inflation soars and the county’s fiscal deficit rises. The country’s minister of finance and economic planning talks about how such challenges will be met. Writer Charlie Corbett.

Óscar Iván Zuluaga

October 6, 2008

Óscar Iván Zuluaga has overseen the end of an economic boom and the onset of a period of uncertainty since becoming Colombia’s finance minister in February 2007. The Banker interviewed him at the Finance Ministry in Bogota. Writer Jane Monahan.

Douglas Holtz-Eakin

October 6, 2008

Douglas Holtz-Eakin tells how a McCain presidency would react to foreign bids for US firms. Writer Courtney Fingar.

Dan Tarullo

October 6, 2008

Dan Tarullo explains the impact an Obama presidency would have on foreign investment. Writer Lara Williams.

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