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Centralisation is detrimental to the growth of UK SMEs

May 11, 2022

Innovation and entrepreneurship need to be supported. Regional banks, with local knowledge and better understanding of business risks, can help small enterprises grow and thrive.

Sophie Sirtaine

Financial inclusion at a crossroads: now is the time to get it right

April 20, 2022

With increased fragility and inequality in the world, it is now more important than ever to bridge the financial inclusion gap.

Dante Mossi

Central America’s sustainable recovery

March 28, 2022

Dr Dante Mossi, executive president of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (Cabei), talks to Joy Macknight about how it is helping the region’s farmers and small producers reactivate and transform their businesses to ensure a sustainable future.

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Women: our best opportunity

March 8, 2022

Supporting women entrepreneurs requires less talk and more action on key areas such as helping women find the funds and technical advice needed to grow their business, as well as investing with a gender lens.

John Ahern

Developments in crypto asset regulation in Europe and the UK

February 8, 2022

Regulators in the UK and EU are looking to extend their regulatory reach to include crypto assets in all their guises.

Martin Lindstrom

What Generation Zs think of banks

February 7, 2022

A new age of banking is upon us, but are banks still caught in an old mindset of what the customer wants?

Nuriya Kapralou

Russia’s banks embracing an ecosystem approach

February 3, 2022

The rapid pace of digitalisation is disrupting traditional banking operations in Russia, encouraging incumbents to look to new business models.

LawrenceWintermeyer

Institutions set to further embrace digital assets

January 31, 2022

The crypto industry is breaking new ground and financial institutions are no longer sitting on the sidelines.

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Entrepreneurship: reflecting on Africa’s most potent force for good

December 31, 2021

Supporting young entrepreneurs and creating a strong start-up ecosystem will help drive Africa's future growth story.

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Abu Dhabi's open for business

December 31, 2021

Abu Dhabi's goals will be realised through pivoting the economy towards technologies and new economic sectors, says the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development.

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