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Polish banks expected to increase provisions

January 10, 2023

The European Court of Justice will rule on whether Polish banks can charge interest on Swiss franc mortgages invalidated by local courts. 

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Saudi Arabian banks keep growing

January 3, 2023

Lenders in the region are witnessing an increase in profitability.

Databank 3 January 2023

Indonesia hikes will hit banks’ net interest margin

December 20, 2022

The country's banks’ overall profitability should remain healthy.

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South Korea’s banks get more time to comply with new liquidity requirements

December 13, 2022

The national regulator has given banks more leeway to manage a volatile credit market.

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Major banks’ digitalisation plans have not resulted in lower costs so far

December 6, 2022

Global lenders are under pressure to reduce costs, finds Barbara Pianese.

Databank 6 Dec 2022

Japan’s megabanks see CET1 decrease

November 29, 2022

The lenders have seen declining CET1 ratios for the past two fiscal quarters. 

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Singapore’s banks increase profitability but risks loom

November 22, 2022

Increasing interest rates and debt risk could spell trouble for banks. 

Singapore 22.11

Greek banks continue to reduce NPL ratios

November 15, 2022

Over the past few years, the country's lenders have shown efforts to converge on the average European bank NPL ratio.

Databank 14 Nov 22

Net loans return to growth at microfinance banks in Latam

November 8, 2022

The sector has bounced back following the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Net loans Latam

Australia’s biggest banks keep getting bigger

November 1, 2022

Total assets at Australia’s big four have increased, and the ANZ-Suncorp deal is set to further strengthen one of the biggest banks in the country. 

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