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The EU’s worst NPL offenders

February 27, 2018
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Countries at the heart of the eurozone crisis still have the worst stockpiles of bad loans, but they are also among the biggest improvers. Danielle Myles reports.

Colombia’s big six banks

February 20, 2018
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Forecasts for economic growth and expanding loan portfolios is good news for Colombia’s banks, as Danielle Myles discovers.

Switzerland still most secretive despite tax pacts

February 13, 2018
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According to a new assessment of financial centres, both the US and Switzerland have become more secret, despite moves to reduce tax evasion, as Danielle Myles reports.

Hungary’s top five banks

February 6, 2018
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Rating upgrades and record profitability in Hungary has kindled optimism for 2018. Danielle Myles reports.

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The Top 50 Russian Banks 2018: a diminishing force?

February 1, 2018

Financial difficulties at some of Russia’s largest institutions and a contracting banking sector have led The Banker to shorten its ranking of the country's banks from 100 to 50. However, there have been some positive developments, such as an increase in capitalisation. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

BRICs buck the branch demise trend

February 1, 2018

While customers in the West lament the closure of their high street branches, emerging markets continue to see new openings despite the digital revolution. Danielle Myles analyses the data.

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The Banker's Top 500 Banking Brands 2018

February 1, 2018

A decade on from the global financial crisis, the world’s top banking brands are thriving, led by impressive results in China. Joy Macknight reports.

New York and London trail Silicon Valley as fintech hubs

February 1, 2018

Silicon Valley is the global leader in fintech, but is far behind Shanghai in technology adoption. Silvia Pavoni reports.

Banks track Egypt’s growth story

January 30, 2018
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Profits at Egypt’s biggest four lenders are on an upward trajectory, and economic forecasts suggest a healthy 2018. Danielle Myles reports.

Taiwan’s homegrown banking leaders

January 23, 2018
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Taiwan is expected to experience a recruitment surge in the coming months, with its banks playing a notable role. The Banker data reveals some of the notable candidates.

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