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Digital banking: The pressure on Myanmar

Digital banking: The pressure on Myanmar

Today

Sean Turnell, adviser to Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, discusses the liberalization, international opening and digitalization of the country’s banking sector.

Sri Lanka banking: State CEOs pay the price

Sri Lanka banking: State CEOs pay the price

Today
By MORGAN DAVIS

The chief executives of People’s Bank and Bank of Ceylon have both been ousted as part of the government’s new hard line on state-owned banks it considers are not doing enough to help the struggling economy.

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Digital banking: The pressure on Myanmar

Digital banking: The pressure on Myanmar

Today

Sean Turnell, adviser to Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, discusses the liberalization, international opening and digitalization of the country’s banking sector.

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Employee mental health on bank agenda

Employee mental health on bank agenda

April 08, 2020
By HELEN AVERY

From financial support and flexible working to Zoom ‘happy hours’, choirs, online yoga and mindfulness classes, banks around the world are seeking to address employee mental health during the Covid-19 crisis

Shifting corporate responsibility to consumer resilience

Shifting corporate responsibility to consumer resilience

April 06, 2020
By HELEN AVERY

The coronavirus Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the need to build better consumer financial resilience – bank efforts to support personal savings and debt reduction will have a greater impact than writing cheques.