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Fallen angel debt surge yet to engulf investors

September 16, 2020

Central bank support has helped keep markets open for high yield issuance and avoided fire sale of downgraded assets. 

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Technology could create new source of regulatory arbitrage

September 15, 2020

Suptech may one day enable supervisors to detect looming financial crises and eliminate them.

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Australian Senate sets out controversial plans to boost fintech sector

September 11, 2020

Recommendations seek to take advantage of Hong Kong’s decline as a financial centre.

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Argentine banks take stock of $65bn sovereign debt deal

September 11, 2020

Total sovereign exposure at private sector lenders has risen this year on back of weak loan demand.

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New rule change could fuel bank-sovereign ‘doom loop’

September 4, 2020

Rise in carry trades could reinforce trend that contributed to European sovereign debt crisis, warns Fitch.

What legacy will Covid-19 leave for UK businesses and banks?

August 28, 2020

The UK needs a proactive supervisor and community banks to deal with the aftermath of the pandemic, says Philip Sinel.

The next great regulatory revolution has started

August 28, 2020

The next big shake-up in banking regulation comes from Europe, with a focus on environmental, social and governance objectives. By Justin Pugsley.

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Covid-19 could see proliferation of financial transaction taxes to fill budget shortfalls

August 24, 2020

Momentum behind introducing FTTs has been revived by the hugely damaging economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic leaving financial institutions worried.

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Industry opinion split over FSB's CCP resolution proposals

August 19, 2020

Financial Stability Board consultation reveals deep divisions in financial sector over who should pay when clearing house fails with big losses. 

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First National Bank senses growth potential in Ghana

August 10, 2020

Richard Hudson, chief executive officer at First National Bank Ghana, discusses the country’s expanding investment banking sector and the impact of new capital regulations

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