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Will Morgan Stanley’s E-Trade move pay off?

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Morgan Stanley’s purchase of online brokerage E-Trade came just weeks before Covid-19 began its global spread. How will the resulting operations be affected? 

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How can the new manufacturing industry be financed? A Chinese perspective

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Building a financial system that better serves the new manufacturing economy requires an open, fair, transparent and predictable market environment. Chinese experts Liu Mingkang and Li Wei consider the challenges.

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The Maldives makes its capital markets move

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The Maldives Stock Exchange may be small by international standards, but it has big ambitions to expand the country’s capital markets and boost innovation in the process.  

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Is Guyana’s oil boom good news or bad for its economy?

April 6, 2020

The discovery of oil will likely transform Guyana’s economy. But there are downsides to sudden resource-related wealth, as other developing economies have learned. 

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French banks lead field in global push towards adopting green finance

April 6, 2020

Action by France’s banks to create sustainable finance strategies has also built expertise in a fast-growing sector. 

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EC blockchain head addresses the regulatory challenge

April 3, 2020

The head of the EC’s digital innovation and blockchain unit talks about the potential of distributed ledger technology, digital currencies and fintech in Europe.

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How to pull Lebanon back from the brink

April 3, 2020

The dean of the college of business at Phoenicia University suggests a roadmap for Lebanon’s economic recovery as the country faces default for the first time in its history.

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Kuwait Finance House chief looks to life after AUB acquisition

April 1, 2020

Kuwait Finance House's chief executive discusses the acquisition of Ahli United Bank and fintech’s threats and opportunities.

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Kuwait CBG sees positive financial prospects

April 1, 2020

Central Bank of Kuwait governor Mohammad Y Al-Hashel talks to John Everington about identifying credit growth and the likelihood of further consolidation.

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Kuwait’s prudence pays off ahead of crisis

April 1, 2020

The Banker looks at how Kuwait is preparing to survive falling oil prices and the Covid-19 crisis.

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