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Waiting on the ECB’s next move

October 1, 2022

The ECB’s attempt to counter inflation by hiking interest rates could potentially be a windfall for the region’s banking sector. However, with a recession looming, the ECB is poised to deploy other monetary tools to stabilise the economy. 

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Spotlight falls on development banks’ climate role

September 30, 2022

The World Bank chief’s awkward stance on global warming has accelerated calls for multinational development banks to get an overhaul.

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José Manuel Campa: Crypto-asset regulation – managing the transition from paper to practice

September 30, 2022

The chair of the European Banking Authority discusses how industry participants and supervisors can prepare for enhanced regulatory obligations of crypto assets.

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FATF threat hangs over South Africa’s banking sector

September 30, 2022

The country’s lenders are in rude health, even as the threat of a greylisting by the FATF looms.

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Australia to benefit from real-time payments

September 29, 2022

Consumers now have access to real-time payments through the PayTo system, with business access to follow, generating a host of advantages.

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Navigating the regulatory web of Russia sanctions

September 29, 2022

The US, EU and UK have imposed an increasingly complex regime of sanctions on Russia as the war in Ukraine has evolved.

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UAE sends positive signals in matching UK enforcement

September 29, 2022

The United Arab Emirates is consolidating its standing on the international stage as it leans towards reciprocity of enforcing judgements from the UK.

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Dr Hyginus ‘Gene’ Leon: Securing financing for developing countries to achieve SDGs

September 29, 2022

The president of the Caribbean Development Bank discusses the need for access to adequate affordable financing if small island developing states are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

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Digital bridge for Asia’s gender gap

September 29, 2022

Kimberley Long explores how digital finance and mobile banking are addressing the financial access issues faced by women that incumbent banks cannot reach. 

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Are Europe’s banks ready for recession?

September 28, 2022

Initially this crisis will be positive for banks’ earnings, and leaders will take rapid and bold steps in their attempts to outperform the competition. The time to act is now.

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