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Banks primed for Argentina’s turnaround

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With strong capital levels and minimal NPLs, local lenders can support Argentina’s economic revival, reports Danielle Myles.

Italian NPLs pass their peak

August 10, 2016
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 NPLs are causing headaches for Monte dei Paschi di Siena and UBI Banca, but other Italian banks are faring better

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Top 50 Caricom Banks ranking 2016: growth plateaus while profits rise in the Caribbean

August 1, 2016

Caribbean lenders still face challenges to growth, as shown in The Banker's Top 50 Caricom Banks ranking for 2016, but many have turned the corner in terms of profits. 

Beijing leads Chinese charge at top of IFC assets ranking

August 1, 2016

Beijing confirms its dominance of the list of largest financial centres by banking assets, ahead of five more Chinese cities in the top 50.

New bill puts Romania’s mortgage lenders under pressure

July 20, 2016
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At the end of April, Romania’s parliament approved a bill allowing borrowers to walk away from their mortgage debts. The Banker looks at mortgage holdings of the largest banks in the country.  

London top IFC for inward and outward FDI

July 1, 2016

London edges out Singapore for inward FDI among IFCs, and is way out in front for outward investment.

Top 1000 World Banks - Global share of profits

June 29, 2016
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Asia-Pacific's share of global profits dips under 50% for first time since 2012.

London retains western Europe FDI lead

June 1, 2016

Powerhouse London is still on top for western European financial FDI, but Barcelona is a big climber and Glasgow and Trieste are on the rise.

Challenger banks rise to the challenge

May 11, 2016
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Loans and deposits are growing at challenger banks while they shrink at larger lenders

Slovenian banks return to profitability

May 5, 2016

 

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After five years of losses, the Slovenian banking sector is back in the black.

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