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Research highlights state of UK interest rates

May 30, 2023

The country’s Financial Conduct Authority has written to High Street banks asking them to justify their lower savings rates.

US banking M&A plummeted in 2022

May 23, 2023

Globally, M&A deals dropped 19.6% year-on-year in 2022. All regions, except for the Middle East and Africa, saw a year-on-year decline.

Databank 23 May

EU Commission pushes for new rules for bank failures

May 9, 2023

Meanwhile, countries in the region are increasing the amount of deposits protected by EU deposit guarantee schemes.

Databank 9 May 23

Explosive ATM attacks on the rise in Europe

May 2, 2023

The issue is especially acute in countries still with a large ATM network, such as Germany.

Databank 2 May 2023


Deposit outflows preceded SVB collapse

April 25, 2023

Even before the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, investors and depositors had already started shifting their money from banks into more lucrative funds.

Databank 17 April 2023

Slovakia’s central bank bribery case casts shadow on economy

April 18, 2023

The head of Slovakia’s central bank has been convicted of bribery, but it is too early to assess the impact.

Databank 18 April

EU banks well positioned to weather market volatility

April 11, 2023

Banks’ share prices and credit spreads have partially recovered since the volatility that followed the confidence crisis surrounding Credit Suisse and Silicon Valley Bank.

Databank 11 Apr 23

Commercial property woes to affect banks

April 4, 2023

European lenders are less exposed than US banks.

Databank 3 April 23

Deposit funding becoming more attractive for European banks

March 21, 2023

The loan-to-deposit ratio across the continent has decreased since the end of the global financial crisis. 

Databank 21 March 23
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Credit Suisse shored up by central bank

March 16, 2023

The embattled Swiss lender has seen its deposits plummet by more than 40% in the past year.

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