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Bank of England official revives negative rate speculation

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No evidence below-zero rates have reduced bank profits overall, says external MPC member Silvana Tenreyro.


New US whistleblower reward scheme bolsters AML fight

January 14, 2021

Programme encourages whistleblowers from anywhere in the world to provide info about money laundering to relevant authorities.

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Has Russian banking moved beyond ‘boom and bust’ cycles?

January 12, 2021

Big bank failures because of Covid-19 look unlikely as a result of sweeping regulatory reforms.


Consolidation in Spain: Unicaja-Liberbank tie-up adds to trend

January 11, 2021

Merger set to create Spain’s fifth largest bank and follows approval of union between Bankia and CaixaBank.

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UK faces tough battle for EU equivalence on financial services

January 8, 2021

With Brexit complete, UK negotiators are now striving to reclaim access to EU financial markets.

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Rising US populism tops risk managers' fears

January 8, 2021

US institutions' inability to handle Trump-inspired populism a big worry, says the European Risk Management Council.

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The ECB’s PISA Framework: why banks should take note

January 7, 2021

Banks may be affected by PISA proposals if they are involved in the operation of payment schemes or exchanges for digital payment tokens.

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Banking leaders fret over US Capitol assault

January 7, 2021

Finance and business executives condemn violence that left four people dead and urge peaceful transition of power.

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Third UK lockdown ‘credit negative for banks' asset quality’

January 6, 2021

Additional lockdown measures will add negative pressure to banks' profitability, says Moody’s.

A loaded regulatory agenda beckons for 2021

January 4, 2021

Although no more big changes are expected to the Basel framework, it will still be a busy year for compliance departments. 

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