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China’s rapid rise in the Top 1000

June 21, 2022

Charting the largest banking sectors’ appearances in The Banker’s Top 1000 ranking since 2001 illustrates the meteoric growth of the Chinese lenders.

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E-wallets overtake invoices in Germany, while PayPal remains strong in Italy

June 14, 2022

Online payment methods vary across Europe, with some countries increasingly opting for digital payments while others still preferring to use traditional methods, according to a report by Nexi.

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Commonwealth M&A reaches highest share of global deal-making since 2010

June 7, 2022

There has been a strong start to the year for M&A activity among Commonwealth states. 

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The Banker's Top 30 Caribbean Banks 2022

June 1, 2022

As Caribbean economies recover from the worst effects of the global pandemic, the region’s banking sector has delivered strong growth in key metrics.


The Banker's Top 30 Asean Banks 2022

June 1, 2022

Bank Rakyat Indonesia’s strong showing across the best-performing categories have helped the bank top the overall table. Kimberley Long reports. 

US banks dominate employee retention rankings

May 27, 2022

Banks in the US are the best at retaining employees, according to recent analysis.

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A strong start to year for European securitisation issuance

May 24, 2022

Total issuance in the first quarter was up 31.6% year-on-year.

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EBRD slashes growth forecast as war in Ukraine takes toll

May 17, 2022

Rapid rise in prices of food and commodities has darkened the economic outlook of Ukraine and its neighbouring countries. 

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BoE hikes rates to highest level since 2009

May 10, 2022

UK central bank treads narrow path between combating inflation while avoiding recession.

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European banks see strong first quarter, but outlook is bleak

May 3, 2022

Deutsche Bank and UBS are the top performers for the first quarter, but the full impact of the war in Ukraine has yet to be felt for Europe’s banks. 

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