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In saving the planet, banks can save themselves

November 26, 2020

Trade finance, not just project finance, must act to preserve valuable ecosystems like the Amazon rainforest.

Benedict of Afreximbank teaser

Reshaping African trade finance

October 9, 2020

Trade tensions and Covid-19 could spell disaster for Africa’s trade finance sector unless tech can take strain, says Afreximbank president.

Nasser Saidi teaser

Overcoming Lebanon's economic crisis

October 9, 2020

Lebanon’s crisis can only be solved with meaningful reform – if not it faces a lost decade of mass migration and social unrest. 

Benoit Coeure teaser

Central banks must be at cutting edge of technology

October 9, 2020

Central banks play a pivotal role in maintaining the safety and integrity of the financial system and need to assert their leadership in its digital evolution.

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Islamic finance has vital role to play in virus recovery

October 7, 2020

Islamic finance can help get UN’s Sustainable Development Goals back on track, says Islamic Development Bank president Bandar Hajjar.

Masatsugu Asakawa teaser

Rebuilding for an inclusive and sustainable Asia-Pacific

October 7, 2020

Masatsugu Asakawa, president of the Asian Development Bank, outlines how region can better support its poorest economies.

Adam Farkas teaser

Harmonised ESG approach vital to drive progress on sustainability

October 5, 2020

There needs to be better way to identify sustainable investments, says Adam Farkas of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe.

Martin Scheck teaser

Debt markets can play key role in a sustainable economy

October 5, 2020

Bond markets playing vital role in driving forward global ESG agenda, says International Capital Market Association chief executive Martin Scheck.

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Wirecard is a wake-up call on regulatory weakness

October 5, 2020

There is no room for apathy where regulators are involved – we need an investigation into Wirecard, however embarrassing it may be.

Mahesh Uttamchandi teaser

Using Covid crisis to create a fairer more sustainable economic system

October 2, 2020

Financial sector has a key role in building a more resilient inclusive global economy, says the World Bank's Mahesh Uttamchandani.

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