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Adapting to new customer expectations in times of crisis

June 30, 2020

A commitment to socially responsible principles is key to navigating a disrupted business environment, explains Dmitry Gusev, CEO of Russian lender Sovcombank.

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Crossroads: where sharia financing meets ESG

June 29, 2020

Tenets of Islamic finance have similar aims to ESG investing and crossover is growing.

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Colombia's banks grapple with Covid-19 challenge

June 25, 2020

Lockdown has encouraged more Colombians to join the formal banking system.

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European Commission seeks to reboot Capital Markets Union

June 23, 2020

Recommendations on how pan-EU project should proceed have been well received by industry.

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Côte d’Ivoire banks stand firm in face of Covid-19

June 22, 2020

Despite the pandemic, Côte d’Ivoire’s recent strong economy lends its banks confidence.

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Why China’s carbon market is failing to take off

June 22, 2020

China needs political will to fulfil promise to be world’s largest national carbon market

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Hong Kong’s financial hub status in question

June 11, 2020

Threats from US to end special trading status pose risk to city’s role as global financial centre.

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Bank of England tells UK banks to prepare for ‘hard Brexit’

June 11, 2020

Bank governor Andrew Bailey warns chiefs to be ready for ‘no deal’ scenario at end of 2020.

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Al Rayan Bank: Islamic finance has key role in ESG boom

June 10, 2020

More than a third of bank’s customers not from Muslim faith, says Al Rayan CEO Peter Horton.

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Philippine central bank charts path out of crisis

June 8, 2020

Central bank governor Benjamin Diokno outlines measures taken in response to Covid-19.

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