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Saving Africa is in the world’s self interest

April 21, 2020

Failure to come up with a package to help Africa through the Covid 19 pandemic will condemn everyone to a second or third wave of the disease, writes Brian Caplen.

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Will the Covid-19 response bring inflation or higher taxes?

April 14, 2020

It took the UK a decade to get its finances back into shape after the financial crisis. With the economic damage from the coronavirus looking much worse, writes Brian Caplen, drastic solutions will be needed.

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Bank CEOs must be replaceable

April 7, 2020

The hospitalisation of the UK’s prime minister with Covid-19 shows the importance of building a strong team in any organisation

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Rethinking globalisation after coronavirus

March 31, 2020

Banking became Balkanised after the financial crisis; expect the same fate for manufacturing

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Will we go back to the office?

March 24, 2020

The coronavirus epidemic will accelerate changes in the way we work, shop and bank, writes Brian Caplen.

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Who pays for coronavirus?

March 18, 2020

Banks have a chance to redeem themselves by supporting both business and retail customers during the Covid-19 crisis, writes Brian Caplen.

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Banking for populist times

March 17, 2020

When the economic outlook is uncertain, banks need to respond to their customers’ concerns and fears writes Brian Caplen.

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Artificial intelligence needs smart humans

March 10, 2020

Every AI project should have an ethics committee that reports directly to the CEO and ensures that algorithms pass the 'common sense test', writes Brian Caplen.

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Fifty years of growth and inequality

March 2, 2020

The Banker’s Top 1000 ranking of global banks is 50 years old in July. Over that period the banking industry has grown exponentially, with large banks becoming ever more dominant, writes Brian Caplen.

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Top 1000 World Banks ranking 50th anniversary

March 2, 2020

As The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks ranking looks forward to celebrating its 50th anniversary in our July 2020 issue, editor-in-chief Brian Caplen examines the major trends that have shaped the current banking landscape.

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