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Implications of the FCA’s new ‘use it or lose it’ approach

October 21, 2021

Banks may be affected by the UK watchdog’s more proactive approach to cancelling regulatory permissions.

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G-SIBs emerge from pandemic in good shape but new risks loom

October 20, 2021

The top 30 global systemically important banks’ diversification and scale helped them contend with Covid-19, but technological disruption poses a bigger challenge.

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Concerns linger over US dollar Libor transition

October 19, 2021

Most banks should have negligible Libor exposures by the end of this year. But pockets of concern remain.

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Social factors pose new risks for banks’ credit profiles

October 13, 2021

Regulatory efforts in the UK and Europe to encourage diversity and access to cash could have an impact on institutions’ operating models.

Is Evergrande the new Lehman brothers?

October 11, 2021

With China’s Evergrande in deep trouble, some are wondering if it could trigger another global financial crisis.

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What risks does Evergrande pose for China's banking sector?

October 9, 2021

As the debt-laden Chinese developer stands on the brink of collapse, the fallout poses risks across the financial system.

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Fintechs look beyond unicorn status

September 27, 2021

A whole industry has been built around helping Asian fintech start-ups achieve a $1bn valuation.

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SEC warns Coinbase over proposed yield product

September 20, 2021

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has threatened to sue the crypto exchange Coinbase if it launches its planned lending product. 

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South-east Asia catches the sustainability bug

September 16, 2021

Although the region has arguably been slow off the mark in the adoption of green bonds, things are starting to change.

US getting act together over crypto

September 13, 2021

Crypto firms have been vocal about how the US’s damaging approach to their industry is stifling innovation to the benefit of Asian and European competitors. 

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