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Lafferty Daily Briefing – 03 September 2020

Under the Saudi presidency, the G20 is making a push to solve a neglected corner of payments: cross-border. "The coronavirus crisis has revealed just...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 01 September 2020

Nigeria's central bank has set new capital requirements for payment banks, with a minimum capitalization of $13 million. "The central bank in...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 15 July 2020

This is not a normal recession, said Jamie Dimon yesterday, as JPMorgan and the big US banks released second-quarter results, and set aside $28 billion...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 14 July 2020

The Nigerian central bank told lenders on Monday to stop processing documents for maize imports into the West African country with immediate effect, the...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 13 July 2020

For all the wild-haired shambolic bumbling that is the trademark of Brexit and Boris Johnson, the UK's strategy to leave the EU does not look 100...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 09 July 2020

In 2016, we pointed out how desperately few banks, including Garanti Bank in Turkey, were backing green energy schemes.  And haven't they done...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 8 July 2020

Will Western Union start offering investment products to its customers? And why ask? Well, competitor Transferwise has acquired a licence from the FCA...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 07 July 2020

It turns out that Covid-19 is a good judge of poor working conditions.It's more than a century since US journalist Upton Sinclair wrote a fictionalised...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 06 July 2020

Lebanon's banks are solvent and will not go bust, said the central bank governor, as the country could also rely on support from Qatar. But that...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 02 July 2020

MTN Ghana is seeking a judicial review of the decision of the National Communications Authority that the growth and scale of the company's operations...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 01 July 2020

The governance failures around Wirecard are raising further questions about investors who held major voting rights.According to, several...

Lafferty Daily Briefing – 30 June 2020

Things certainly look different now on the other side of 2020's Covid-19 spring, as businesses prepare for a new era. South Africa's MTN has...

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