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Next IDB chief should come from Latin America

July 3, 2020

Latam countries need to agree alternative candidate to counter US efforts to hijak process.

Top 1000 is a record of the calm before the storm

July 1, 2020

The Banker's Top 1000 charts the changing economic landscape, and concludes that the world’s banks were better prepared for Covid-19 than the last crisis.

Can emerging oil producers recover from slump?

May 22, 2020

As oil prices inch back up after April’s slump, developing market producers are requesting help.

EU's Covid-19 response a big step forward

May 22, 2020

The proposal for an EU-wide fund in response to the economic slump caused by Covid-19 is to be welcomed.

Caution is key as banks look to rescue their reputation

April 27, 2020

Banks are helping keep businesses afloat with loans and credit holidays but risk strategies are also essential.

Unity needed to help the EU fight off coronavirus crisis

April 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic may well have brought the EU to a tipping point.

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Banks must be key players in the coronavirus fight

March 25, 2020

In the financial crisis of 2008, banks failed to show a supportive, caring side to the wider society. They can and must make amends as the world fights against the coronavirus pandemic.

How long can the Gulf M&A boom last?

February 28, 2020

M&A deals are abundant in the Gulf region, but is this run coming to an end?

Transition bonds deserve the green light

February 28, 2020

Transition bonds – an issuance option for 'brown' companies wanting to clean up their act – are controversial but essential tools in the fight against climate change.

Francs for the memories, but will the eco make any difference?

January 27, 2020

The CFA franc is being replaced in the Waemu region by the 'eco'. But will the benefits of this move be worth the bemusement it is causing elsewhere in Africa?

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