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Thai banks search for growth in stuttering economy

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When Thailand’s banks were hit with a ratings downgrade, it created uncertainty across the sector. With the country reopening to tourists and the banks exploring new growth models, there is hope of a return to form.

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Big changes, but no big bang for UK capital markets

May 24, 2022

The Treasury’s recently announced changes following its wholesale capital markets review are significant, but not revolutionary — at least not for now.

Caixa General

Portugal’s banks in good shape as they brace for economic fallout

May 17, 2022

Resilience gained through the painful post-global financial crisis restructuring has helped Portugal’s banks emerge from the pandemic with stable capital ratios, improved asset quality and ample liquidity.

Mario Centeno

Risk-reduction measures stand Portuguese banking sector in good stead

May 13, 2022

Mário Centeno, governor of Portugal’s central bank and former finance minister, speaks to Peter Wise about the resilience of the Portuguese banking sector and the challenges ahead.

Banks menaced by the Horsemen of the Apocalypse

May 13, 2022

Swathes of global banking business could be under threat as geopolitical instability looks set to become the norm. 

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Macroeconomic woes pile on the pressure in Turkey

May 4, 2022

Turkey’s economy is suffering, with critics claiming the situation is being exacerbated by government policy.

Mark White, Telehouse

Why agility is the new weaponry in retail banking

May 4, 2022

Taking a hybrid approach will help retail banks grow, develop new processes and offer hyper-personalised services to customers.

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Global lenders prepare to exit Russia

May 3, 2022

International banks face numerous challenges in leaving Russia, even after they have made their exit.

Mehmet Ali Akben

Turkish banks weathering the storm

April 29, 2022

Turkey’s banks are coping well with the financial, digital, economic and geopolitical risks confronting them

mugur isarescu

National Bank of Romania sees opportunities ahead

April 29, 2022

Mugur Isarescu, governor of the National Bank of Romania, speaks to Kit Gillet about the pandemic, key recent developments for Romania’s banking sector and the outlook for the period ahead.

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