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Egyptian economic reform: a clear path or a bumpy road?

March 14, 2023

Investors need to be convinced of the government’s full commitment to the gradual withdrawal of the state from the economy, writes the country’s former deputy prime minister.

Pakistan’s economy unravels

March 14, 2023

The International Monetary Fund is due to release a tranche of over $1bn to the country.

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Dubai’s new virtual asset regulations set a high standard

March 10, 2023

After a year of chaos in the crypto sphere, the Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority’s framework represents a shift in the regulatory approach to virtual assets. 

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Is painting China as the predator in Latin American activities reductive?

March 10, 2023

Experts at a think tank webinar were keen to dispel some of the myths regarding China’s relationship with Latin America.

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The Banker Board – March 9, 2023

March 9, 2023

A weekly look at some of the most recent and influential people moves across the global banking industry. 

Spanish banks most exposed to Argentina

March 7, 2023

In 2023, the South American country’s high inflation is expected to surpass 100% and economic growth estimated at 0.3%.

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The Banker Shorts – March 3, 2023

March 6, 2023

Your quick guide to the week ending March 3, 2023, on

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Turkey’s controversial monetary policy continues

March 3, 2023

The central bank of Turkey’s macroprudential adjustments has made the operating environment for the country’s banks increasingly complex.

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Cover story: Redefining development banks’ purpose in Latam

March 1, 2023

In Latin America alone, there is an estimated $650bn annual development financing gap to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Should development banks’ focus change to support increasingly high ambitions? 

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Canadian shake-up: TD overtakes rival RBC

February 28, 2023

All change at the top as TD becomes the largest bank in Canada by Tier 1 capital and BMO surpasses Scotiabank to take third place.

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