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Rebounding economy boosts scaled-down Australian banks

June 7, 2021

The country’s leading banks have endured a tricky period following a series of misconduct cases.

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Exports surge bolsters South Korean banks

June 4, 2021

As growth rebounds, central bank may look at raising rates which could boost bank profits, but add to household debt risks.

Brazil sees surge in account openings among unbanked farmers

May 28, 2021

Covid-19 relief funding has encouraged significant numbers of unbanked Brazilians, including smallholder farmers, to open bank accounts.

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Sustainable loans hit 20% market share in Europe

May 24, 2021

Syndicated loans linked to green or social objectives have dramatically increased their share of the market. 

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Financial services FDI into the US looks beyond New York

May 19, 2021

New York remains the top location, but investment is on the rise elsewhere as the pandemic forces a strategic rethink.

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Haitian bank outperforms Caribbean peers

May 17, 2021

In a troubled year, Haiti’s Sogebank was the best Caribbean performer of 2020.

Is there a clear path ahead for Spain’s recovery?

May 17, 2021

Spain is pinning its hopes on EU recovery funds to boost its economy, but it faces a number of challenges. 

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Vietnam’s banks show strong performance in Asean ranking

May 13, 2021

Indonesia’s banks have been toppled from their dominance of the region, with Vietnam’s showing a strong result this year. 

Can Greece’s banks support its bold economic recovery plans?

May 11, 2021

The government’s ‘Greece 2.0’ plan sets out ambitious investment goals, and the country’s lenders have a big role to play.

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Can Canada’s banks build on their strong start to the year?

April 30, 2021

The country’s banks have performed well in the first three months of the fiscal year, but questions remain over whether this can be maintained. 

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