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Economic rethink needed to boost China’s growth

June 29, 2021

China needs to change more than its two-child policy if it is to revive its former stellar performance.

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China’s banks build for a new future

June 29, 2021

China’s banks have proved irrepressible during the pandemic because of their robust structure and the country's rapid response to the economic impact of Covid-19.

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The rise of LGBT+ banks

June 28, 2021

A new type of challenger bank, which is developing innovative financial products to better serve the LGBT+ community, is gaining ground across the globe. 

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Basel Committee outlines tough stance on cryptocurrencies

June 25, 2021

Global regulator proposes high risk-weight for bitcoin and ethereum, in contrast to reserve-backed cryptoassets such as stablecoins.

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Ecuador’s new president pledges bold reform agenda

June 25, 2021

Guillermo Lasso discusses his plans for Ecuador’s battered economy.

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Digitisation helps Indian banks to survive pandemic stresses

June 23, 2021

India’s banks have continued to evolve during the Covid-19 crisis, leading to hopes of a quick bounceback. 

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Will the European Commission give ground over Basel III output floor?

June 18, 2021

Critics say proposed minimum capital requirements will disadvantage EU banks and hamper the eurozone’s recovery from Covid-19.

Regulators will save banks from DeFi

June 14, 2021

Regulators are riding to the rescue of traditional banks, making it harder for cryptocurrencies and decentralised finance to dethrone them. 

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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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