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Argentina’s economy stares into the abyss – again

February 24, 2020

While the country waits to see which direction the new government will take, a sense of déja vu is pervading throughout the Argentinian economy. 

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IDB president looks back on 15 years in charge

February 24, 2020

The IDB's president talks about the changes he has observed in Latin America over the past decade-and-a-half, and the increasing importance of development finance.

A moment of hope for Puerto Rico’s economy?

February 18, 2020

Agreement with bondholders to restructure $35bn-worth of debt could mark a turning point for the Caribbean island’s struggling economy.

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Bahrain advances with caution

February 17, 2020

Though flat oil prices are having an effect on Bahrain’s economy, the country’s banking sector continues to perform well, in spite of calls for consolidation.

What will follow Malawi's moment of democratic triumph?

February 11, 2020

Malawi’s judiciary has stood up for democracy, but it is unclear what is in store next for this small east African economy. 

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Will CFA franc renaming bring small change to west Africa?

February 10, 2020

The move to rename the CFA franc the 'eco' has been broadly welcomed. But what will the repercussions be throughout west Africa? 

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What is behind Asia’s wave of banking consolidation?

February 7, 2020

Mounting pressures on banks across Asia-Pacific are pushing many towards consolidation. The Banker looks at the factors behind these moves. 

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Banking optimism prevails as Peru falters

February 5, 2020

Despite sluggish economic growth and political turmoil in the country, Peru’s banks continue to perform impressively.

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SEBx combines incumbent strength with fintech agility

February 5, 2020

The head of SEB’s innovation platform talks to The Banker about its efforts to disrupt itself.

Belarus takes tentative steps westwards

February 4, 2020

Former Soviet state Belarus is continuing its modernisation efforts as it leans away from Russia, as Marie Kemplay reports.

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