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Banks to watch in 2013, Silicon Valley Bank

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. US-based Silicon Valley Bank's launch of its full-service bank in London, targeting what it calls innovation companies, makes it one to watch.

Banks to watch in 2013, Tameer Bank

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Pakistan-based Tameer Bank has been selected for its mobile banking service, which is one of the first successful mobile banking schemes to employ a bank-led, commercially driven model.

State bail outs are still with us

January 28, 2013

While regulation says that bondholders should be the ones to lose out when banks fail, the reality is that such write-downs are rarely forced.

Central banks' many shades of independence

January 28, 2013

Debate is raging over the ideal degree of separation between governments and central banks.

Rewriting the rules of central banking

January 2, 2013

Should politicians hand over responsibility for economic growth to central bankers?

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Bank of the Year Awards – 2012

November 29, 2012

This year has brought with it even more uncertainty for banks, with stagnating growth and increased regulation. The Banker’s 13th Bank of the Year Awards celebrates the banks that have taken on these challenges, using them as an opportunity to re-evaluate and innovate.

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The Banker Awards 2012 – Global and regional winners

November 29, 2012

The regional disparity when it comes the fortunes of the financial markets has been as stark as ever throughout 2012, from the continued malaise in Europe to further growth in Asia and Latin America. Yet throughout all of the world’s continents, there have been some stellar performances, the most impressive of which are saluted here.

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The Banker Awards 2012 – Africa

November 29, 2012

The Bank of the Year winners from Africa.

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The Banker Awards 2012 – Asia-Pacific

November 29, 2012

The Bank of the Year winners from Asia-Pacific.

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The Banker Awards 2012 – Americas

November 29, 2012

The Bank of the Year winners from the Americas.

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