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Philippine banks squeezed as Covid-19 ravages economy

June 11, 2021

Weak credit growth and rising non-performing loans among concerns, as authorities struggle to get virus under control.

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UK banking vacancies surge in May

June 9, 2021

IT and compliance roles are in demand, as banks digitalise operations and grapple with the post-Brexit regulatory landscape.

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UK interest rates swaps business haemorrhaging to US and EU

May 28, 2021

Trillions of pounds of business migrated out of the City of London in March.

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The impact of Italy’s €235bn recovery plan on banks

May 28, 2021

Ambitious scheme seeks to boost growth and drive reforms, but it will require sustained political support.

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The implications of the UK’s anti-corruption sanctions for banks

May 26, 2021

The broad definition of ‘involvement’ in corruption should give banks pause for thought.

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Pandemic has boosted UK consumer trust in incumbent banks

May 26, 2021

Only 20% of respondents to an EQ Credit Services survey are willing to borrow from an alternative lender in 2020, down from 62% in 2019.

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Are banks ready for their green stress tests?

May 26, 2021

The ECB and the Bank of England’s first green stress tests may not yield meaningful results.

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It is time to rebrand compliance

May 20, 2021

Compliance is a cornerstone of the banking industry, but it has also become an excuse preventing the industry from evolving.

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A strong and simple framework for the regulation of UK banks?

May 19, 2021

The UK regulator wants to simplify the rules for banks and building societies. How might this work?

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Asian Islamic finance plugs into fintech future

May 19, 2021

Asia’s Muslim population is held back by the lack of faith-based financial services.

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