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Disentangling India’s new national carbon market

Disentangling India’s new national carbon market

Certain design features pose risks to effective decarbonisation ...
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Remittances must go digital

Remittances must go digital

Covid-19 lockdowns helped digital money movement options flourish ...
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Carbon finance is at the core of climate goals

Carbon finance is at the core of climate goals

Many countries are looking to carbon markets and SLBs to address climate change ...
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One year later: eNaira as a force for financial inclusion and digital payments

One year later: eNaira as a force for financial inclusion and digital payments

Despite successes, some marginalised groups still face financial exclusion ...
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Norway’s sovereign fund still behind on climate

Norway’s sovereign fund still behind on climate

New climate mandate places responsibility for green transition with portfolio companies ...
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Crypto and blockchain industries desperately need a win in 2023

Crypto and blockchain industries desperately need a win in 2023

Much work is needed to overcome the fiascos of last year ...
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Outlook 2023: Foreign exchange traders might actually have to earn their keep

Outlook 2023: Foreign exchange traders might actually have to earn their keep

The dollar’s course will be far less predictable ...
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Central banks are reassessing foreign exchange reserves

Central banks are reassessing foreign exchange reserves

Weaponisation of finance will bring more currency diversification ...
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China performs economic U-turn to boost growth

China performs economic U-turn to boost growth

Real estate and public sectors targeted amid Covid-19 uncertainty ...
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Cryptocurrencies can improve speed, cost and ease of access of payments

Cryptocurrencies can improve speed, cost and ease of access of payments

Proper regulatory guardrails are needed for people to enjoy the benefits of a payments revolution ...
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Despite crypto crash, financial institutions are cautiously wading into digital assets

Despite crypto crash, financial institutions are cautiously wading into digital assets

Economies increasingly welcoming digital strategies into their financial system ...
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