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ESG becoming core to investor appeal

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As performance against ESG criteria increasingly has an impact on stock market value, companies are grappling with the strategic consequences. 

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KTPB looks to the future

October 15, 2021

The chief executive of Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank on its new digital initiatives and the outlook for Islamic banking in Turkey.

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IDB blazes its own sustainable path

October 14, 2021

Covid-19's impact in Latin America the Caribbean has brought its leading multilateral bank’s ESG finance strategy to the fore. 

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Barclays bolsters UK’s first green sovereign bond issue

October 14, 2021

The £10bn gilt marked the UK’s long-overdue arrival in the green sovereign bond markets and attracted record order books. 

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Regulatory fears hit Hong Kong's stock market

October 6, 2021

The Hang Seng Index has been the worst-performing stock market in Asia this year amid concerns over anti-sanctions law.

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Enabling firms to be more confident in their systems’ resilience

September 16, 2021

FIS Capital Markets’s head of managed services believes financial services firms are waking up to the benefits of outsourcing. 

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A moment of truth for Natixis

September 15, 2021

Natixis CEO Nicolas Namias outlines his ambitions for the firm, following its recent delisting and acquisition by BPCE.

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Deutsche Bank continues breaking Formosa ground

September 14, 2021

The German lender’s first green Formosa bond capitalises on Taiwanese insurers’ deep pockets and growing interest in renewables. 

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JPMorgan becoming bank of choice for European SPACs

September 13, 2021

While European special purpose acquisition company markets remain small compared to their US cousins, JPMorgan can claim a big role in helping the market catch up.

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A watershed moment for digital Islamic finance?

September 6, 2021

A new initiative allows Kuwaiti investors access to the banking sector in the UK in a way that is completely sharia-compliant.

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