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The Banker's Top 30 Nordic Banks 2022

May 3, 2022

The Banker’s 2022 Top 30 Nordic Banks ranking shows results from lenders in a region that continues to display solid fundamentals. Burhan Khadbai reports.

Prepayments rise supports Iberian mortgage market

April 26, 2022

An increase in prepayments will offset a less supportive macroeconomic backdrop to drive Iberian residential mortgage performance.

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Global M&A volumes drop by 20% in Q1

April 19, 2022

It has not been a great start to the year for the global mergers and acquisitions market, with deal volumes down across all regions. 

Global M&A volumes

US investment-grade corporate bond issuance soars

April 12, 2022

Higher rated companies made a dash for cash in March, driving up US corporate bond volumes. 

Bond issuance

European banks maintain strong capital and liquidity ratios

April 5, 2022

Core capital and liquidity coverage ratios stay at high levels, while non-performing loan ratios go down.

European banks core metrics
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The Banker’s Top 100 US Banks

April 1, 2022

Strong profitability, soundness, leverage and return-on-risk metrics put Discover Financial Services at the top of our best-performing banks ranking. 

Europe suffers net loss of seven primary dealers

March 29, 2022

More exits from banks increases pressure on Europe’s primary dealership model.

Primary dealership in Europe

HSBC to cull UK branch network by almost 15%

March 22, 2022

The UK bank is set to slash a number of branches in response to the rise in digital banking.

HSBC bank closures

Italian and French banks most exposed to Russia

March 15, 2022

Italian and French banks carry the greatest risks to their financial prospects among foreign lenders operating in Russia, according to the latest statistics from BIS. 

Russia exposure

Russian corporate debt under pressure from sanctions

March 8, 2022

Large volumes of debt from Russian borrowers are at risk of being pushed into junk status. 

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