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The rise of activist investors in Japan

April 25, 2022

Activist investors are reshaping how businesses operate in Japan. 

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Romanian banks brace for uncertain 2022

April 21, 2022

Last year was the most profitable year on record for Romanian banks, but this year is set to be different.

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EBRD president makes support for Ukraine a top priority

April 20, 2022

The president of the EBRD, Odile Renaud-Basso, on the bank’s support for Ukraine following its invasion by Russia.

Global M&A volumes drop by 20% in Q1

April 19, 2022

It has not been a great start to the year for the global mergers and acquisitions market, with deal volumes down across all regions. 

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Sri Lanka seeks foreign investment support

April 19, 2022

As Sri Lanka’s foreign currency reserves dry up, the country is looking to woo international investors, but will they be tempted?

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Minding UK employment law

April 11, 2022

When expanding into the UK, US institutions need to be aware of differences in employment law, as well as culture.

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Russia faces banking crisis as sanctions bite

April 11, 2022

Following some of the harshest sanctions ever imposed on a country, Russia could face a banking crisis within a year as its economy braces for the worst contraction in nearly three decades.

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Accessibility, privacy and interoperability: key lessons for Africa’s new CBDCs

April 8, 2022

The flawed launch of Nigeria’s eNaira holds lessons for other African central bank digital currency projects.

European banks maintain strong capital and liquidity ratios

April 5, 2022

Core capital and liquidity coverage ratios stay at high levels, while non-performing loan ratios go down.

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War in Ukraine has mixed impact on Asia commodities

April 5, 2022

Russia's war on Ukraine has the potential to impact commodities prices in Asia. However, some countries may benefit from shifting supply chains.

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