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Will Italy fall into recession?

February 25, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy is stoking fears that the Italian economy will see its second consecutive quarter of negative growth.

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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UniCredit CIB chief looks to deliver client-driven investment banking

February 13, 2020

UniCredit’s corporate and investment banking head, Richard Burton, speaks to Marie Kemplay about how its approach to business represents a win both for clients and the bank.

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. 

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.

Sustainable finance bond issuance soars in 2019

January 27, 2020

There was a significant increase in bonds issued with environmental or social objectives attached in 2019.

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Do traditional IPOs have a future?

January 24, 2020

While 2019 may have featured some major initial public offerings, it has also prompted questions about the ongoing viability of the IPO model. 

Turkey’s banks under pressure to increase lending

January 21, 2020

Following a difficult 18 months, there are hopes that Turkey’s economic performance may start to improve and its banks may increase lending. 

Oman’s banks well placed to manage political transition

January 14, 2020

After five decades of relative stability, Oman has a new sultan, posing interesting questions about the country’s future direction.

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Continuing the entrepreneurial spirit at Macquarie

January 2, 2020

Paul Plewman, Macquarie’s CEO for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, explains the importance of empowering the bank’s staff to seek out new opportunities and of playing to its strengths.

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