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From Financial Centres / Europe / Luxembourg August 22, 2019

Luxembourg strikes balance between stability and innovation

The combination of a stable base and a forward-thinking mindset bode well for Luxembourg’s future as a financial centre

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From Financial Centres / Asia / China August 15, 2019

Hong Kong cries out for strong and honest leadership

The civil unrest going on in Hong Kong is nothing new, rather part of a long history of protest which has previously led to social reforms. But with a looming threat of Chinese intervention, the hope is that the territory’s leaders engage in dialogue with civil society to maintain the city’s advantages as a financial centre

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From Financial Centres August 2, 2019

Fintech on Friday: Isle of Man opens its arms to blockchain enterprises

The Isle of Man has big plans for its digital economy and a new initiative aims to get blockchain businesses to set up on the island

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From Financial Centres July 24, 2019

Private View Blog: Wallabies and springboks thriving on Isle of Man

South African investors and expats see the Isle of Man as safe haven for both their asserts and their families

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From Financial Centres April 15, 2019

Poland’s appeal moves beyond the back office

Technological and analytical expertise, low costs and access to a high quality workforce make Warsaw an attractive location for international financial services firms 

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From Financial Centres April 15, 2019

Fiscal incentives fuel Parisian love affair with business

Making the French capital a base for management and research teams is part of the plan to allow it to compete with European rivals

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From Financial Centres April 15, 2019

Luxembourg puts faith in talent for reinvention

Luxembourg is not resting on its laurels as a successful fund centre, with initiatives in sustainable finance and alternatives set to power future growth

Rebecca Xuereb, BOV Fund Services
From Financial Centres March 8, 2019

Malta fears fallout from disorderly Brexit

Malta’s low costs, innovative mindset and robust regulatory environment bode well for its future as a financial centre, but the island worries about the potential impact of Brexit shock waves

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From Financial Centres / Asia / Singapore December 17, 2018

Hong Kong and Singapore face off over fintech

In terms of technology, Hong Kong has fallen behind both mainland China and rival Singapore. But the territory has a habit of reinventing itself

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From Financial Centres August 22, 2018

London left in limbo as banks await Brexit fallout

Although most believe the London will remain a high profile hub, the appeal of rival centres is growing and banks would rather wait to discover what the future holds before committing to the UK capital 

Nannette Hechler Fayd'herbe, chief investment officer for international wealth management and global head of economics and research at Credit Suisse, discusses the global economic outlook, trade wars and central bank policy with Elliot Smither.

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