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Sustainable finance bond issuance hit all-time high in 2020

January 25, 2021

Record total driven by a significant increase in 'social and sustainability' fixed income issuance.

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Saudi Arabia steps up efforts to reboot economy

January 18, 2021

Gulf kingdom reportedly seeking to snatch multinationals from Dubai, as sovereign wealth fund ramps up investment.

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Top 30 Challenger Banks: profits remain elusive

January 4, 2021

Three Asian institutions dominate The Banker’s first ranking of challenger banks, but many new entrants are still not profitable. 

Global investment banks outlook ‘stable’ for 2021

January 4, 2021

The world’s largest investment banks are in a relatively strong position to handle any further economic headwinds, according to Moody's.

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Société Générale proceeds with Crédit du Nord merger plans

December 8, 2020

The combined bank will serve 10 million customers and generate significant cost savings. 

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Asia-Pacific banks' performance a mixed bag

December 1, 2020

The Banker’s best-performers' methodology shows how lenders in the region have had uneven successes.

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CIS banks hold up despite tricky economic backdrop

December 1, 2020

CIS lenders in relatively good health and positioned to support national economies through period of uncertainty.

Covid-19 interrupts decade-long transaction banking boom

November 30, 2020

Transaction banking revenues forecast to take a hit in 2020 before finding path to recovery. 

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Will interest rate rise boost Turkey’s economy?

November 23, 2020

Turkish central bank’s biggest rate increase in two years could signal a return to more conventional monetary policy. 

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Will legal reforms boost UAE’s position as a global business hub?

November 10, 2020

Wide-ranging legal changes have been designed with foreign residents and investors in mind.

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