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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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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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Asean ranking highlights Indonesian banks resilience

June 1, 2020

The Banker’s Asean banks ranking points to solid foundations at Indonesian and Malaysian lenders.

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Foreign holdings provide Cambodian banks with a lifeline

May 15, 2020

Southeast Asian nation’s lenders are trying to look beyond pandemic in search of growth.

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Sri Lanka looks to technology and BPO to develop its economy

May 6, 2020

Sri Lanka is adding higher skilled sectors to its traditional offerings of tourism and tea. 

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Coronavirus, consolidation and challengers: Sri Lankan banks' triple challenge

May 6, 2020

Banks in Sri Lanka are facing a triple threat that goes beyond the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sri Lanka CBG calls for strong traditional banking

May 6, 2020

The new governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka talks to The Banker about how he will bring his academic experience to the role. 

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Maldives CBG considers AI and telcos in modernisation push

April 10, 2020

Maldives central bank governor Ali Hashim is overseeing the modernisation of banking law and technology, with plans to adopt open APIs and attract foreign investors.

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How can the new manufacturing industry be financed? A Chinese perspective

April 8, 2020

Building a financial system that better serves the new manufacturing economy requires an open, fair, transparent and predictable market environment. Chinese experts Liu Mingkang and Li Wei consider the challenges.

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