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South Africa faces grim economic prospects

January 31, 2023

The country’s banks have had only patchy success in increasing their loan portfolios.

SA banks 31:01

Egyptian banks strong despite economic crisis

January 24, 2023

The country’s banking sector has seen an increase in its number of branches in the past few years. 

Egypt branch numbers 23.01.23

India’s banks benefit from growing economy

January 17, 2023

In 2022, the country’s largest banks posted double-digit pre-tax profits.

India banks 16.01.23

Polish banks expected to increase provisions

January 10, 2023

The European Court of Justice will rule on whether Polish banks can charge interest on Swiss franc mortgages invalidated by local courts. 

Polish banks 10.01.03

Saudi Arabian banks keep growing

January 3, 2023

Lenders in the region are witnessing an increase in profitability.

Databank 3 January 2023

Indonesia hikes will hit banks’ net interest margin

December 20, 2022

The country's banks’ overall profitability should remain healthy.

Indonesia banks 20.12

South Korea’s banks get more time to comply with new liquidity requirements

December 13, 2022

The national regulator has given banks more leeway to manage a volatile credit market.

Liquidity coverage SK banks 12.12
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The Banker’s Top 100 CIS Banks 2022

December 8, 2022

The largest banks operating in the CIS republics experienced a substantial uplift in 2021, with the vast majority increasing their Tier 1 capital, total assets and pre-tax profits.

Major banks’ digitalisation plans have not resulted in lower costs so far

December 6, 2022

Global lenders are under pressure to reduce costs, finds Barbara Pianese.

Databank 6 Dec 2022

Japan’s megabanks see CET1 decrease

November 29, 2022

The lenders have seen declining CET1 ratios for the past two fiscal quarters. 

Japan biggest banks 29:11

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