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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.

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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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Mo Ibrahim: addressing Africa's governance issues

October 1, 2019

Time is of the essence for Africa's leaders and decision-makers to act on crucial areas affecting the continent, such as climate change, inequality and demographics.

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Will changes at the top bring new flavours to the World Bank and IMF?

October 1, 2019

With a new president at the World Bank – one associated with the Trump administration – and a pending new face at the IMF, what direction will the two institutions take?

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Kirill Dmitriev: Russia and Saudi Arabia's mutually beneficial relationship

October 1, 2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia have deepened ties stemming from a 2016 agreement on oil, to include partnerships by their respective sovereign wealth funds. 

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Estonia builds its fintech muscle

April 1, 2019

Estonia has the plan, resources and attitude to become the leading fintech hub in the Baltic region. But can it deliver on its dream?

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Can EU ambitions power a harmonious future for Bosnia-Herzegovina?

April 1, 2019

Bosnia-Herzegovina applied to join the EU in 2016 but slow progress threatens to thwart its hopes. 

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EBRD chief economist highlights ageing challenge for eastern Europe

April 1, 2019

The fear of a country ‘getting old before it gets rich’ has been applied to China. But the EBRD’s Sergei Guriev says this is also a challenge for eastern European countries.

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EBRD president focuses on quality and expansion possibilities

April 1, 2019

The president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Sir Suma Chakrabarti, talks to Brian Caplen ahead of May’s annual EBRD meeting in Sarajevo.

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