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Reserves system puts independence at risk

Reserves system puts independence at risk

Central banks need to escape fiscal policy and debt management trap ...
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Public-private collaboration key to connecting the unconnected

Public-private collaboration key to connecting the unconnected

Internet access can lift people out of poverty and increase employment opportunities ...
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Asia Pacific working to narrow ESG gaps

Asia Pacific working to narrow ESG gaps

Technology and robust disclosure frameworks will help address data challenges ...
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ECB’s Lane downplays prospect of durable inflation

ECB’s Lane downplays prospect of durable inflation

Chief economist keeps open possibility of PEPP extension ...
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ECB asset purchases dilute European rule of law

ECB asset purchases dilute European rule of law

German integration setbacks likely as constitutional court cases unfold ...
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Fnality targets cross-border opportunities

Fnality targets cross-border opportunities

Ram expects to add new members as currency mix develops ...
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Why Boris Johnson needs a new home

Why Boris Johnson needs a new home

Controversy or not, it’s time Britain found a decent prime minister’s residence ...
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Swiss expect digital corporate bonds before year's end

Swiss expect digital corporate bonds before year’s end

CBDC could follow if Project Helvetia succeeds, says national bank ...
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Time to reform the prudential carve-out

Time to reform the prudential carve-out

Lessons can be learned from action on climate change ...
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European Commission paves way for green accounting standards

European Commission paves way for green accounting standards

Companies and auditors must build Paris agreement into financial accounts ...
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Building financial resilience in small island states

Building financial resilience in small island states

Mauritius is tackling climate change head on ...
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Sustainable inflows break new records

Sustainable inflows break new records

Investors are becoming increasingly active monitors of ESG credentials ...
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