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Can Africa's capital markets help sustain growth?

August 1, 2019

Climate change and natural disasters wield disproportionate influence in Africa’s economic growth story.

Pacific Islands need a financial makeover

August 1, 2019

The Pacific Islands are trying to establish themselves as economic centres beyond dependence on tourism, but from their perspective the international community has been slow to help. 

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MFS Africa CEO envisions borderless mobile money

August 1, 2019

Enabling easy and cost-effective cross-border transactions and trade through the use of technology and data is the dream of MFS Africa's CEO and founder.

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Mozambique’s banking sector regains stability

August 1, 2019

Recovering from a currency collapse and the IMF’s withdrawal has given Mozambique’s banks a challenging few years.

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Banks rush to cash in on Vietnam’s FDI boom

August 1, 2019

Vietnam has seen a boost from investment moving out of China, significantly increasing its foreign direct investment levels. 

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Puerto Rico’s problems linger on

August 1, 2019

Uncertainty looms over Puerto Rico’s future as the hurricane-struck island deals with the retreat of international banks.

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Pacific Islands look to China to fill relief shortfall

August 1, 2019

The arrival of Chinese financing in the Pacific Islands has been met with some apprehension internationally, but it is providing the island nations with vital support. 

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Africa's capital markets get fit for the modern age

August 1, 2019

Africa has the world's richest concentration of commodities and natural resources, yet remains its poorest continent. Can it make good on the potential for capital markets to bloom? 

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The Banker's Top 50 Caricom Banks ranking: hurricane aftermath hinders recovery

August 1, 2019

The devastation caused during the 2017 hurricane season has proved a lasting challenge for economies in the Caricom region, as The Banker's rankings show.

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Nigeria's information minister looks to maintain crackdown on corruption

July 2, 2019

Nigeria’s minister of information and culture discusses the government’s priorities for its second term in office. 

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