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Azerbaijan's banks emerge from the dark

September 2, 2019

A troublesome few years have hit Azerbaijan's banking sector hard but now its banks are emerging in better shape. Peter McGill assesses the challenges they are facing.

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Azerbaijan enjoys a Sofaz success story

September 2, 2019

The State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan is one of the country's success stories, and ranks 28th largest among the world's sovereign wealth funds, having diversified into equities, gold and property. Peter McGill reports.

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Azerbaijan thinks again on make-up of economy

September 2, 2019

In the past few years, Azerbaijan has endeavoured to reconstruct its tattered economy, with sectoral diversity being one area explored.

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Can EU ambitions power a harmonious future for Bosnia-Herzegovina?

April 1, 2019

Bosnia-Herzegovina applied to join the EU in 2016 but slow progress threatens to thwart its hopes. 

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Riksbank governor refuses to sugar-coat the facts

March 1, 2019

Stefan Ingves, governor of Sweden’s central bank, talks to Peter McGill about how coping with a series of crises has equipped him to share harsh truths with the banking industry.

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The secret behind Sweden's success

March 1, 2019

Sweden's banks are often the envy of Europe, but the Riksbank warns of some vulnerability to volatility. The Banker assesses if these concerns are valid.

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Who is footing the UK's infrastructure bill?

December 3, 2018

The UK is undergoing a spell of extensive infrastructure building activity. Peter McGill looks at the funding hurdles these developments are having to overcome.

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Lather, rinse, repeat: why 2019 is set for a familiar feel

December 3, 2018

The themes set to dominate 2019 – Trump, populism, China, Brexit, trade wars – have a familiar ring to them. Peter McGill reports.

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Can Indonesia’s success trickle down?

September 3, 2018

A more fiscally prudent Indonesia has survived successive financial crises, but recent growth has yet to reach its poorest citizens.

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Can Turkey avoid an economic crisis?

September 3, 2018

Turkey's economy has been hit by a plummeting lira, populist policies from its president and a tariff war with the US. The Banker looks at its prospects.

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