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Central bank digital currencies: are you ready?

October 7, 2020

As central banks push ahead with digital currency experiments, financial institutions must stay abreast of developments or risk being left behind.

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Harmonised ESG approach vital to drive progress on sustainability

October 5, 2020

There needs to be better way to identify sustainable investments, says Adam Farkas of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe.

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Can negative rates ever be positive?

October 20, 2020

With the Bank of England considering negative interest rates, the experience in other countries where they have been tried is mixed.

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Western banks brace for loan loss surge

October 19, 2020

Write-offs at big banks in the UK, the US and Australia are expected to rise as government stimulus expires, according to Moody’s.

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‘Failure to enact solutions’ holding back Capital Markets Union

October 20, 2020

EU authorities urged to focus on investor outcomes as part of review into stalled progress of pan-European capital markets project.

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Khan Bank’s big digital and data push

October 7, 2020

Mongolian lender’s CIO outlines complete IT overhaul to become fully digital bank by 2023.

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Rebuilding for an inclusive and sustainable Asia-Pacific

October 7, 2020

Masatsugu Asakawa, president of the Asian Development Bank, outlines how region can better support its poorest economies.

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Open banking UK rollout gathers pace

October 15, 2020

Government-backed initiative to allow registered third-party providers access to consumers’ financial data has two million users.

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Crédit Agricole CIB head on keeping a long-term perspective

October 9, 2020

Jacques Ripoll on maintaining the right organisational approach and product focus to deliver in the future.

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Fed plans new round of bank stress tests in response to Covid-19

October 15, 2020

Further stress tests to analyse how banks stand up against two scenarios featuring bad recessions.

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Basel Committee plots further Covid-related measures if needed

October 13, 2020

Rate of infections, containment measures, unwinding of support measures and weak recovery heighten risks to banking system.

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Wirecard is a wake-up call on regulatory weakness

October 5, 2020

There is no room for apathy where regulators are involved – we need an investigation into Wirecard, however embarrassing it may be.

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Industry experts provide their insights and top tips on how banks can create a uniform look and feel across their geographical footprint while delivering a personalised experience, as well as drive efficiencies by taking a platform approach to their IT infrastructure.

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Bumpy times for Kyrgyzstan

October 13, 2020

The central Asian republic, and its economy, is facing a severe constitutional crisis.

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Could suptech end financial crises?

Supervisory technology is emerging as a dynamic new tool to help supervisors stay on top of systemic risks, but it also has downsides.

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