All articles in 'Finance and Banking'


New York Fed and African Central Banks Synergy

Several factors underpin why strengthening relations with African central banks is a high priority f...

9th October 2017
International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS)9...

On 24 July 2014, the IASB issued a new accounting standard on financial instruments called IFRS 9, w...

3rd October 2017
Cyber Security: A Central Banker's Standpoint

It is essential to raise awareness among users about how to handle data and IT systems in a security...

12th September 2017
Mario Draghi: The Interdependence of Research and...

The account of how policymakers and researchers have interacted in the past ten years shows how inde...

29th August 2017
The African Development Bank and SADC Region

The investment of the African Development Bank in the Southern Africa region totalled $10 billion by...

22nd August 2017
Changing Paradigms in Financial Services in the Re...

Tech is creating the future for financial services & that future is already with us.

22nd August 2017
Emerging Markets in The changing Global Economic C...

The near-decade since the global financial crisis has brought with it an unprecedented financial env...

15th August 2017
69% of South Africans Do Not Have an Emergency Fun...

A troubling 69% of South Africans do not have an emergency fund or “rainy day” money, while 40% have...

25th July 2017
Anti-Corruption: Reserve Bank of Malawi Efforts

The Tip-Offs Anonymous is one of the measures of curbing corruption within the Bank.

25th July 2017
Countering Cyber and Financial Crimes

The serious threat posed by cybercrime to the international community is self-evident.

18th July 2017
Opportunities That the Current Global Economic Ups...

Stronger growth creates tailwinds that allow us to marshal support for economic openness and pay mor...

27th June 2017
Blueprint for a Modernised Financial System in Som...

A stronger Somalia Central Bank is therefore needed to expand financial services, coordinate the dir...

13th June 2017
Is Your Accounting Admin Too Taxing To Deal With?

Business builders and entrepreneurs don’t go into business because they want to wrestle with red-tap...

6th June 2017
The Financial Crisis, Ten Years On - What Have We...

Lessons learned from the crisis may be increasingly thrown to the winds. That makes it all the more...

6th June 2017
Africa:Transformation of Banking and Fintech Servi...

Africa and The Cloud Are Ready to Lead The Transformation of Banking and Fintech Services for The Wo...

28th April 2017
Trust, Accountants and the Economy

The importance of trust and the role of both accountants and accounting in promoting it.

15th March 2017
Insurance and the Changing World

The need to adapt is as true for the insurance industry as it is for nations, because we, too, face...

8th March 2017
Property Prices and Capitalism

With a real GDP growth of around 3.8%, the Mauritian economy is still expanding at a high rate relat...

1st March 2017
Phishing: A Major Financial Threat

The amount of financial phishing attacks increased 13.14 percentage points in 2016

1st March 2017
Banks and The art of Transformation

Money was first metal, then paper and now digital, but it’s still money.

22nd February 2017
AfDB: Navigating Global Challenges for a Prosperou...

A new and aggressive “America First” policy might constrain African export ambitions. Brexit and eco...

22nd February 2017
African Development Bank:Shaping Africa's Dev...

Africa has missed on the earlier industrial revolutions. We cannot miss the 4th industrial revolutio...

24th May 2016
Africa’s Ticking Time Bomb: $35 Billion Worth Of...

We should not be complacent about the dangers of big projects built on sovereign debt

23rd May 2016
Developing a Global Code of Conduct for the Foreig...

The successful development of a single global code and greater adherence to it will reinforce the fu...

1st March 2016
Unlocking Finance, Expanding Impact

More than merely performing its role as a passive intermediary of funds, finance today has the disti...

15th April 2016
Driving Sustainable Cooperative Enterprises

In 2012 the turnover of the largest 300 cooperatives in the world reached $2.2 trillion – which, if...

5th June 2016
Carbanak and Beyond: Banks Face New Attacks

Kaspersky Lab identifies new tricks and copycats of the infamous financial cyber-heist

9th February 2016
How Africa Agenda 2063 and SDG’s Should be Domes...

There should be alignment between the respective national initiative, the continental initiative and...

21st June 2016
Market Volatility: Courageous CFOS Required

Courage required of CFOs, especially in times of persistent market volatility and rapid technologica...

16th May 2016
2016 International Economic Developments and Outlo...

Moving to the economic outlook for 2016, one issue that is likely to dominate the policy landscape i...

18th January 2016
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