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Will the credit party end with a bang?

April 1, 2019

As balance sheets have become bloated, corporate paper has become more systemically important. Howeverm debt market volatility at the end of 2018 gave everyone a glimpse of the bear lurking down the road. 

Japanese savers need to embrace risk to see return

April 1, 2019

Ageing populations are a challenge for countries across the developed world, none more so than Japan.

Getting the best out of cloud

March 1, 2019

The benefits of cloud technology are becoming clear to banks, but concerns linger over being locked in to a single vendor. 

Why risk management must evolve to survive

March 1, 2019

Analysing past behaviour is no longer the only way to assess risk.

Brazil needs less talk, more action

February 1, 2019

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil has announced that he wants to open up his country’s economy, but his government as a whole is sending mixed signals.

Time for details on climate risk

February 1, 2019

Now a talking point in financial circles, tackling climate change is an issue that demands specifics.

The end of the line for wasteful economic models

January 2, 2019

The world's current patterns of consumption are globally acknowledged to be unsustainable, leading to calls for this linear economic model to be replaced with a 'circular' economy. 

Central Banker of the Year 2019

Central Banker of the Year 2019

January 2, 2019

The Banker's Central Banker of the Year 2019 awards celebrate the officials that have best managed to stimulate growth and stabilise their economy. 

Finance minister of the year 2019

Finance Minister of the Year 2019

January 2, 2019

The Banker's Finance Minister of the Year 2019 awards celebrate the officials that have best managed to stimulate growth and stabilise their economy. 

Crunch time for Australia's banks

January 1, 2019

After a damning report from the Royal Commission, Australian banks must overhaul how they operate or face losing share to challenger banks and Asian rivals. 

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