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Odilbek Isakov: privatisation drive will transform Uzbekistan

January 2, 2020

The deputy finance minister of Uzbekistan speaks to The Banker about how the country is undertaking a wide range of banking and business reforms.

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Mugur Isărescu: three decades of finding the right balance in Romania

January 2, 2020

The world’s longest serving central bank governor looks back on the aftermath of Romania’s 1989 revolution and the 30 years since. He talks to The Banker about his experiences.

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Robert Mogielnicki: the grim outlook for Iran’s economy

January 2, 2020

Stagflation and high unemployment have led Iran to raise fuel prices – resulting in violent protests. But while US sanctions are not helping, Iran must tackle serious economic reforms, says the resident scholar of the Arab Gulf States Institute.

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Gulf states gear up to establish fintech ecosystems

January 2, 2020

The Arabian Gulf is lagging other regions when it comes to embracing fintech but now its countries are formulating strategies to launch hubs of their own. 

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Klaas Knot: a call for European fiscal stabilisation

January 1, 2020

Euro area inflation remains stubbornly low despite attempts to boost it, such as monetary easing. There are, however, measures central banks can take to change this, writes the Netherlands' central bank governor. 

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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. 

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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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