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Asian Development Bank president looks forwards on 50th anniversary

April 3, 2017

As the Asian Development Bank celebrates its 50th anniversary, president Takehiko Nakao talks to Stefania Palma about the organisation’s achievements, future objectives and approach to the effects of geopolitical risk on the region.

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MUFG’s EMEA chiefs take selective approach

April 3, 2017

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s EMEA heads of corporate and investment banking talk to Danielle Myles about the firm’s judicious approach to assessing new clients and its unique partnership with Morgan Stanley.

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UniCredit CIB’s co-heads find one and one make three

March 1, 2017

UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking’s co-chiefs talk to Danielle Myles about the bank’s new strategic plan, leveraging the bank’s vast corporate client base, and how the division stands to benefit from Brexit. 

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Arma Partners founder reaps rewards of good timing

February 1, 2017

Arma Partners’ founder Paul-Noël Guély tells Danielle Myles how the success of his tech-focused boutique reflects the new wave of firms offering high-quality specialist and impartial advice.

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China pulls into lead for green investment

February 1, 2017

China is pulling ahead of Europe when it comes to investing in green projects, while president Donald Trump's scepticism towards climate change is risking the US's status in the field, author and professor Mariana Mazzucato tells Stefania Palma.

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Armenia PM targets public-friendly reform

January 3, 2017

Armenian prime minister Karen Karapetyan wants his government to create an environment that welcomes creative and entrepreneurial minds. But, as he tells Courtney Fingar, he is also determined to ensure that the country’s population is on board with whatever changes lie ahead.

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DBS CEO thinks outside the box

January 2, 2017

DBS’s visionary CEO Piyush Gupta speaks to Danielle Myles about the bank’s growing wealth management business, how technology will overhaul today’s banking model, and the secret to successful entrepreneurship.

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Creamfinance finds the perfect blend

January 2, 2017

Creamfinance is carving itself a niche in consumer lending, with fast decision-making and clear fees. The company’s co-founder and chief executive explains its philosophy to Silvia Pavoni.

Samoan PM looks to boost country's financial centre and air traffic

January 1, 2017

Samoan prime minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Neioti Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi talks to Brian Caplen about how the country has tackled money laundering concerns, pressures for the financial centre to keep up to date, and why it might be time for the national airline to go it alone again.

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Jim Yong Kim: Rethinking the way the World Bank works

January 1, 2017

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim speaks to Jane Monahan about the institution's changing approach to investing in infrastructure in developing economies, its national disaster emergency response, and how it is getting more involved in the renewable energy market.

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