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Financial services redundancies loom in wake of Brexit

December 2, 2020

As the UK prepares to leave the EU single market, many banking employees face uncertainty. 

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US banking M&A set for ‘big bounce’

December 1, 2020

Surge in mergers and acquisitions could reduce number of banks in the US over next decade, according to report. 

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Seeds of optimism: what will 'normal' look like in 2021?

December 1, 2020

After a global pandemic, a contested US election, trade tensions and civil unrest, a better 2021 seems within reach.

Banks anxious over incoming Biden administration

November 30, 2020

A Democratic administration has big implications for banks as corporate taxes could rise and supervision could become more demanding.

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Asia’s banks slammed by regulatory fines

November 30, 2020

Banks in Asia received a record number of regulatory fines this year. What’s behind the rise?

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Nigeria’s banks grapple with Covid-19 and oil price slump

November 27, 2020

Lenders' profitability set to weaken on the back of higher impairments and lower net interest margins.

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Belgian banks plot platform to share anti-money laundering data

November 25, 2020

Lenders seek secure system to share info about shadowy entities behind dirty money deals.

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TSB bets the bank on the cloud

November 25, 2020

The chief operating officer of the UK retail bank on the benefits of cloud-based infrastructure. 

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Higher capital buffers give banks more flexibility to recover collateral

November 23, 2020

Banks entered Covid-19 crisis better capitalised than during the global financial crisis which should help them handle a surge in NPLs.

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Pandemic and political upheaval weigh on Peruvian banks

November 20, 2020

Bad loans expected to show up on banks' balance sheets in 2021, according to S&P Global.

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