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Central bank governor seeks to keep Nigeria on steady path

November 1, 2019

Nigeria’s central bank governor discusses moves to encourage greater private sector lending and a push towards a cashless economy.

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Kenyan central bank governor wants a more customer-centric focus

November 1, 2019

In the face of cooling growth predictions, Kenya's central bank governor talks to John Everington about the deeper changes being made to the country's banking system.

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The Banker's Top Islamic Financial Institutions – 2019

November 1, 2019

The Banker’s 2019 Top Islamic Financial Institutions rankings show overall asset growth in the sector, with regions such as Asia booming and others, such as Africa, holding plenty of unbanked potential. John Everington reports.

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Pablo Hernández de Cos: where next for the Basel Committee?

October 1, 2019

Under the guidance of a new chairman, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision will continue to strengthen regulation while remembering the lessons of the past.

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Alejandro Díaz de León: central bank independence is worth celebrating in Mexico

October 1, 2019

The independent status granted to Mexico's central bank 25 years ago has been a key factor in the country's recent economic stability.

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Pavel Kallaur: insulating Belarus from external shocks

October 1, 2019

The chairman of the board at the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus talks about addressing the country’s vulnerability to trade tensions and the fluctuations of the Russian ruble.

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Werner Vogels: banking on the cloud to build a brighter future

October 1, 2019

The cloud provides an agile, powerful and secure environment that inspires innovation and changes the way organisations think about the financial services industry's future.

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Saddek Elkaber: a lesson from Libya's central bank

October 1, 2019

In times of conflict, a central bank can play a unifying role. This is what is happening in Libya.

IFCs defy global uncertainty – for now

October 1, 2019

The Banker’s annual ranking of international finance centres remains mostly unchanged, despite financial upheaval on the horizon.

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Huw van Steenis: the regulator of the future

October 1, 2019

Regulators and banking supervisors must take advantage of the revolution in regtech to be more effective and efficient.

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