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National Bank of Pakistan's triple challenge

September 2, 2019

National Bank of Pakistan is committed upgrading its technology platform, improving its human resources function and boosting its international franchise. 

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Indonesia CBG seeks digital route to increasing GDP growth

September 2, 2019

Indonesia’s central bank governor predicts a bright future for the country on the back of solid monetary policies and increased infrastructure expenditure. 

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Funding Asian trade

August 23, 2019

Manufacturing patterns in Asia are seeing a long-term shift away from China towards its neighbouring countries. The Banker assesses the implications of this. 

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Vietnamese banks ride the retail tide

August 1, 2019

Vietnam has seen a period of growth that has made its banks stronger than ever. 

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Pacific Islands fight image and diversity issues

August 1, 2019

Pacific Island nations are finding themselves under the shadow of financial misconduct accusations while they work to build up domestic industries. 

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Fiji economy minister pushes financial independence through green bonds

August 1, 2019

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fiji’s minister for economy, explains how the country is encouraging international investment through green bonds. 

Pacific Islands need a financial makeover

August 1, 2019

The Pacific Islands are trying to establish themselves as economic centres beyond dependence on tourism, but from their perspective the international community has been slow to help. 

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Banks rush to cash in on Vietnam’s FDI boom

August 1, 2019

Vietnam has seen a boost from investment moving out of China, significantly increasing its foreign direct investment levels. 

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Pacific Islands look to China to fill relief shortfall

August 1, 2019

The arrival of Chinese financing in the Pacific Islands has been met with some apprehension internationally, but it is providing the island nations with vital support. 

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China pivots towards retail banking

July 2, 2019

With China's banks looking for new ways to increase earnings, many view retail banking and wealth management as an opportunity that cannot be passed up. 

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