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Nordea expects to benefit from tighter monetary policy

October 25, 2022

The largest lender in the Nordics forecasts an increase in net interest income in the coming years.

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Monte dei Paschi begins €2.5bn rights issue

October 18, 2022

The Italian lender is looking to strengthen its capital buffers and solve long-term problems. 

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Plunging profits the root of Credit Suisse's problems

October 11, 2022

In the past weeks the Swiss lender has had to reassure investors about its capital strength and solvency.

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Lebanese banks see total assets plunge

October 4, 2022

Lenders in the country are feeling the effects of a three-year-long economic crisis.

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Hungary’s banks braced for strong headwinds

September 20, 2022

The operating environment for banks in Hungary looks set to worsen over the coming months. But its largest lenders are well fortified.

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Contactless rises as cash payments continue to fall

August 30, 2022

Consumers in the UK are increasingly using contactless methods to make payments as cash continues to become less popular.

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The Banker’s Top 100 CEE Banks 2022

August 24, 2022

Almost three-quarters of the central and eastern European region’s top 100 banks saw a fall in their Tier 1 capital during 2021.

European ESG issuance declines in second quarter

August 23, 2022

The year on year supply of socially responsible bonds and loans in Europe dropped in the second quarter of this year. 

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July records lowest monthly M&A total in more than two years

August 16, 2022

Global merger and acquisition deal activity continues to drop year on year, with July seeing a fall of 62% in announced transactions compared with the previous year.

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Latin American banks rebound but face challenges

August 9, 2022

The region has seen strong recovery post-pandemic, but obstacles to growth are forming in the shape of rising energy and food prices, inflation and impending political events.

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