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Latin American IFCs witness big FDI fall

November 2, 2015

São Paulo leads the ranking for investment in financial services in Latin America and the Caribbean, but overall investment has declined dramatically in the past year. 

How would the UK leaving the EU affect the country's banking landscape?

October 29, 2015
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A look at how the UK leaving the EU could profoundly change the country's financial sector.   

UK banks have the largest exposure to emerging markets

October 27, 2015
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UK banks have $878.2bn in claims on developing markets, making them vulnerable to a downturn. 

UK banks prepare for ringfence rule

October 21, 2015

The UK’s largest banks will soon find that most of their business has been placed outside the ringfence. 

Ranks of correspondent banks grow thinner

October 15, 2015
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Correspondent banking remains an important channel for financial flows within the eurozone, but the market is becoming increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few institutions

TPP to benefit a third of global economy

October 12, 2015

Signatories hope the landmark trade deal will bolster trade worldwide after a tepid recovery from the crisis.

End to PPI woes for banks?

October 8, 2015

Facing a possible 2018 for payment protection insurance complaints, the banks are looking to wrap-up a costly scandal.  

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US derivatives notional value at lowest level since 2008

October 5, 2015
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The notional value of derivatives from US market participants dropped to the lowest levels since the financial crisis in the second quarter of this year, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency reports.

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Top 100 Arab Banks 2015: another strong year

October 1, 2015

Banks across the Arab world continue to perform well despite the turbulent political environment, according to The Banker’s Top 100 Arab banks ranking. 

Shanghai still leads Asia-Pacific FDI

September 27, 2015

Bangalore climbs the rankings while Beijing falls, and Seoul is first in outward investment.

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