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Mexico’s big five banks

January 2, 2018
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With 2018 an election year, Mexico’s economy is coming under scrutiny. Its banks are but one barometer, writes Danielle Myles.

Brazil’s banks reach landmark settlement

December 19, 2017
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The country’s biggest lenders have struck a deal with consumer groups to resolve disputes from three decades ago. Danielle Myles reports.

Banks embody Iceland’s turnaround

December 5, 2017
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Nine years after the Nordic island became a symbol of the global financial crisis, its banks have built some of Europe’s plumpest capital cushions. Danielle Myles reports.

Spain dominates European bank M&A

December 1, 2017

The prospect of a tie-up between large European lenders makes it a good time to reflect upon the state of regional bank mergers and acquisitions. Danielle Myles analyses the biggest post-crisis deals. 

Thailand’s e-payment leaders

November 28, 2017
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The central bank has approved five banks’ QR code processes, accelerating the rollout of digital payments throughout the country. Danielle Myles reports.

A health check for Russia’s banks

March 21, 2017
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Data collected by The Banker reveals the capital position of the country’s biggest lenders.

Digital banks to shake up South Korea’s stalwarts

March 14, 2017
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South Korea’s first online-only lenders are expected to launch this year. The Banker data reveals their biggest competition.

The lenders powering Peru

March 7, 2017
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Peru benefits from a stable but highly concentrated banking sector. Data collected by The Banker reveals the major players.

Saudi banks vie for role in Aramco float

February 28, 2017
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Local banks are expected to win work on Saudi Aramco’s IPO. Banker data reveals the leading contenders.

The banks fuelling Poland’s growth

February 17, 2017
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Data collected by The Banker reveals the lenders supporting Poland’s rise to be the financial powerhouse of central and eastern Europe. Danielle Myles reports.

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