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Fed

Risk of recession high, chance of a soft landing low for the US economy

April 25, 2022

The US Federal Reserve has a full agenda as it engages in battle with rising inflation. 

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Romanian banks brace for uncertain 2022

April 21, 2022

Last year was the most profitable year on record for Romanian banks, but this year is set to be different.

Odile Renaud Basso

EBRD president makes support for Ukraine a top priority

April 20, 2022

The president of the EBRD, Odile Renaud-Basso, on the bank’s support for Ukraine following its invasion by Russia.

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Sri Lanka seeks foreign investment support

April 19, 2022

As Sri Lanka’s foreign currency reserves dry up, the country is looking to woo international investors, but will they be tempted?

The beginning of the end of the US dollar?

April 14, 2022

The demise of the US dollar as the world’s top reserve currency has been endlessly debated, but some observers believe that the recent sanctions against Russia might be a real turning point.

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Russia faces banking crisis as sanctions bite

April 11, 2022

Following some of the harshest sanctions ever imposed on a country, Russia could face a banking crisis within a year as its economy braces for the worst contraction in nearly three decades.

Asia fuel prices

War in Ukraine has mixed impact on Asia commodities

April 5, 2022

Russia's war on Ukraine has the potential to impact commodities prices in Asia. However, some countries may benefit from shifting supply chains.

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London keeps crown as Europe’s finance capital as Brexit job relocations fall

April 5, 2022

Total planned Brexit-related moves in UK financial services sector drop by almost 60% from peak in 2016. Burhan Khadbai reports.

Asia Pacific roundtable

Economists' insights on Asia's recovery path

March 25, 2022

As Asian governments ease lockdown measures and reopen borders, a group of regional economists share their thoughts with The Banker on how the region has been affected over the past two years and which sectors are in the most need of additional support for recovery. 

Caixabank

Spain’s banks ponder organic growth versus M&As

March 24, 2022

An aggressive process of M&A activity among Spanish banks has radically reshaped the country’s financial services map. But now lenders are focused on expanding organically, although some believe further consolidation remains a viable option. 

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