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Technological debacles suggest Japan’s recovery is still shaky

February 6, 2006

A series of unfortunate events at the Tokyo Stock Exchange may be symptomatic of the weakness of Japan’s economy as a whole.

Governing Pakistan’s economic recovery

February 6, 2006

New central bank head Shamshad Akhtar takes over the reins as the financial sector enjoys a period of growth and a successful privatisation process. However, she is far from complacent, as Farhan Bokhari reports from Karachi.

Back on the radar

February 6, 2006

As relaxed regulations and a healthy economy fuel interest in Vietnam, private banks are signing foreign partnerships while public banks prepare to sell off shares, writes Nick Freeman in Ho Chi Minh City.

What the bankers say: Afghanistan

January 2, 2006

The Banker invites CEOs from around the world to discuss the economic climate in their country and institution, and their hopes for the future

What the bankers say: Bangladesh

January 2, 2006

The Banker invites CEOs from around the world to discuss the economic climate in their country and institution, and their hopes for the future

What the bankers say: Cambodia

January 2, 2006

The Banker invites CEOs from around the world to discuss the economic climate in their country and institution, and their hopes for the future

China

January 2, 2006

China Construction Bank Corporation
Guo Shuqing, Chairman

China’s rural mission

January 2, 2006

Most of China’s population live in the countryside and these are also its poorest citizens, making rural development one of the government’s top agenda items. Finance minister Jin Renqing explains.

Finance Minister of the Year/ Asia

January 2, 2006

Palaniappan Chidambaram
Minister of Finance India

What the bankers say: Indonesia

January 2, 2006

The Banker invites CEOs from around the world to discuss the economic climate in their country and institution, and their hopes for the future

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