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World Bank on Sustainable Recovery: The Need for Long-Term Financing

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every country’s health system and economy to a degree not seen for a century or more. In developing countries, mounting an adequate response to address these simultaneous shocks has created fiscal challenges, especially for those

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Banking CEOs Tell IBM What is Essential In A Post-Pandemic Reality

“Uncertainty is the new normal” as reminded by Kristalina Georgieva, chairperson of the IMF, during her CNN interview in late 2019. The pandemic outbreak has been the most unfortunate realisation of this awareness. Growing uncertainty has been affecting people’s health

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Uzbekistan’s Dynamism Presents New Opportunities for Post-Brexit Britain

Though 5,000 km apart, the UK, an economic leader in the world, and my emerging but fast-developing nation are quietly forming a partnership no-one could have imagined three decades ago, when Uzbekistan broke away from the crumbling Soviet Union. I

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World Bank on COVID-19: The Road Back Must Be Green, Resilient, and Inclusive

By Axel van Trotsenburg World Bank Managing Director of Operations COVID-19 has imposed a deeper, more widespread shock than the global community has faced in many decades. The pandemic is causing illness and death, disrupting livelihoods, and potentially pushing an

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World Bank: Pandemic Recovery is an Opportunity to Step Up Climate Change Action in Europe and Central Asia

2021 needs to be the year that climate change urgency truly entered the collective consciousness and lasting action followed. In the same way the effects of climate damage are often described as irreversible, so too is the movement calling for

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Q&A with Michael Glinski, CEO of Porsche Schweiz: Alternative Fuels, an Unbroken Legacy, and a Sports Car’s Place in the Modern World

Porsche: it’s always been a ‘dream’ car. But what does the future hold for the famous marque in the years ahead? CFI.co finds out in discussion with Porsche Schweiz chief executive Michael Glinski. How has your background helped you as

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Exclusive Interview with IBM: Leading in a Hybrid World

How do you define a hybrid cloud platform and how is it driving client’s digital transformation? Hybrid cloud is IT infrastructure that connects at least one public cloud and at least one private cloud, and provides orchestration, management and application

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Q&A with Ovais Shabab, Head of Financial Services at KPMG: Investing in People, Creating Jobs, Inventing Strategies — it’s a World of Possibilities for KPMG Network

KPMG is a global network of independent member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services, operating in 147 countries. Here, the firm’s head of financial services, Ovais Shabab, fields questions from CFI.co What sets KPMG’s professional services apart in KSA?

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Geoffrey Okamoto, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF: Knightmare Uncertainty

The American economist Frank Knight theorised about the difference between risk and uncertainty in his classic book Risk, Uncertainty and Profit. Risk is “a quantity susceptible of measurement.” A precise outcome may not be known, but the probability of a

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Appreciation of ESG Values Has Increased During Pandemic, says Asset Manager of Goldman Sachs Sheila Patel

As a keen angler, Sheila Patel knows that the secret to hooking a big trout is to deliver the fly in a precise and careful manner. So when Covid-19 lobbed a rock into the financial world’s waters, one might have

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