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April 28, 2020

The Banker tracks governments' and central banks' emergency measures in worst-hit areas.

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Big government is here to stay

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Banks need to switch from being profit maximisers to carving out a new role working with government to rebuild economies.

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Will oil producers recover from the new shock?

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Oil exporters have been hit with a double whammy as global demand collapses.

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What Italy can learn from the rise in digital payments

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With pandemic driving online activity, the financial sector should support businesses’ digital infrastructure.

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Why mental health is a sustainability issue for companies

May 22, 2020

Maintaining focus on workers’ mental health post-pandemic can only be a good thing.

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EU regulators lift short selling ban, but could reimpose it

May 19, 2020

Securities regulators coordinate move, but could reinstate in event of extreme volatility.

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RBC Capital Markets blazes trail on risk-free rates bond issuance

May 18, 2020

Canadian bank part of global move away from Libor to alternative benchmarks. 

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Foreign holdings provide Cambodian banks with a lifeline

May 15, 2020

Southeast Asian nation’s lenders are trying to look beyond pandemic in search of growth.

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Well-capitalised Turkish banks go into business continuity mode

May 15, 2020

Nation’s banks holding up despite crisis on back of sufficient liquidity and developed digital channels.

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UK trade commissioner seeks strong UK-Africa ties

May 13, 2020

UK trade commissioner Emma Wade-Smith remains optimistic about UK-Africa trade.

Deals of the year 2020

Deals of the Year 2020 – Asia Pacific

May 1, 2020

The best deals in the Asia-Pacific region over the past year are celebrated.

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Best-performing Nordic Banks 2020: a region in robust health

May 1, 2020

The Banker’s Nordic banks ranking shows many lenders with strong profits and solid asset quality.

Tech Talk: machine learning and data trends

Machine learning can uncover data trends that can open up an array of opportunities in the banking sector, says Dr Louise Beaumont, executive chair at analytics start-up Signoi.

(This episode was filmed before the Covid-19 outbreak)

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Investment bank revenues reach five-year high

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The first three months of 2020 saw revenue growth across all three main business areas of the investment bank.

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Coronavirus menaces eurozone banks

The latest potential existential threat to the eurozone is not from reckless banks this time. A highly contagious virus is something regulators had never planned for, writes Justin Pugsley.

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