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Jaiz Bank CEO on reaching Nigeria's unbanked citizens

September 7, 2020

There's overlap between Islamic finance and the UN SDGs, says managing director Hassan Usman.

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New rule change could fuel bank-sovereign ‘doom loop’

September 4, 2020

Rise in carry trades could reinforce trend that contributed to European sovereign debt crisis, warns Fitch.

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Will 2020 mark the beginning of the end for cash?

September 4, 2020

The push to contactless during the pandemic could mark the turning point of the payments industry, says Bank ABC deputy group CEO Sael Al Waary.

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Islamic banking ripe for ESG rebrand

September 4, 2020

Noripah Kamso, former chairwoman of Bank Rakyat, explains to Kimberley Long how Islamic finance could become mainstream if it prioritises its environmental and social credentials. 

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The Banker’s Top 100 Arab banks 2020

September 1, 2020

Gulf banks looked to consolidate their positions via mergers in The Banker’s Top 100 Arab Banks ranking, while Egypt displays impressive profitability. 

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The Banker’s Top 100 CEE Banks 2020

September 1, 2020

The Banker’s Top 100 CEE Banks ranking shows the region's lenders are in good financial health, with gains in capitalisation and total assets. 

What legacy will Covid-19 leave for UK businesses and banks?

August 28, 2020

The UK needs a proactive supervisor and community banks to deal with the aftermath of the pandemic, says Philip Sinel.

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How gender bonds can reduce inequality and boost economies

August 28, 2020

By investing in gender bonds and female-led businesses, development funds aim to boost economies as a whole. 

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Financial sector faces uncertainty as UK and EU wrangle over MiFID II

August 26, 2020

Slow progress on regulatory agreement with the EU is making life uncertain for UK financial firms, as James King reports.

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Multiple payment options create cash management headaches

August 19, 2020

Asia’s multiple payment methods have been widely adopted, but can leave companies struggling with numerous providers and cash flows. 

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