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Ipsos bond debut strengthens acquisition strategy

December 3, 2018

Market researcher Ipsos made its markets debut with a €300m issue, funding the acquisition of a stake in one of its rivals. David Wigan reports.

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Who is footing the UK's infrastructure bill?

December 3, 2018

The UK is undergoing a spell of extensive infrastructure building activity. Peter McGill looks at the funding hurdles these developments are having to overcome.

Mixed results for Africa’s largest banking sectors

December 3, 2018

South Africa is the profit powerhouse among the Africa’s major banking sectors, with Nigeria close on its heels. However, both Kenya and Egypt saw profits fall in 2017. 

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Lather, rinse, repeat: why 2019 is set for a familiar feel

December 3, 2018

The themes set to dominate 2019 – Trump, populism, China, Brexit, trade wars – have a familiar ring to them. Peter McGill reports.

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The Banker's Top 100 CIS Banks ranking: reaping the rewards of recovery

December 3, 2018

The Banker's latest rankings show Commonwealth of Independent States banks continuing to improve after 2015’s slump, with Kazakhstan leading the way. Andrew MacDowall reports.

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Argentina foreign affairs minister bullish on recovery

December 3, 2018

Argentina's foreign affairs minister tells The Banker why he is confident the country will bounce back from economic crisis, with help from China.

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Moldindconbank issues shares

November 28, 2018

Moldova-based lender Moldindconbank is offering the sale of 63.89% of its share capital to a strategic investor. 

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Chinese banks’ big tech threat

November 13, 2018

Investors have doubts about Chinese banks’ ability to withstand the competition in a market where tech companies have a solid grip, writes Brian Caplen.

Malaysia’s top five banks in recovery mode

November 13, 2018
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Malaysia’s banks are gradually rebounding, following a few difficult years with plummeting oil prices and a poorly performing currency. Joy Macknight reports.

UK finance needs a principled agenda

November 9, 2018

Efforts must be made to ensure that the UK is the safest and most transparent place to conduct financial services business, writes UK Finance CEO Stephen Jones.

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