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Fed plans new round of bank stress tests in response to Covid-19

October 15, 2020

Further stress tests to analyse how banks stand up against two scenarios featuring bad recessions.

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Basel Committee plots further Covid-related measures if needed

October 13, 2020

Rate of infections, containment measures, unwinding of support measures and weak recovery heighten risks to banking system.

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What would a Biden presidency mean for US banks?

October 6, 2020

Rise in corporate tax rate could hit net income but spending plans might also drive growth and boost overall profits.

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Wirecard is a wake-up call on regulatory weakness

October 5, 2020

There is no room for apathy where regulators are involved – we need an investigation into Wirecard, however embarrassing it may be.

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Behind the numbers in Spain's banking mega-merger

October 2, 2020

CaixaBank-Bankia union will create country's biggest bank with 20 million customers and 24% market share in deposits.

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Thai banks search for growth in a post-Covid world

October 2, 2020

Thailand’s banks have used the lockdown period to prepare for the eventual return of tourists by investing heavily in digital banking.

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The IMF’s Covid crisis response

October 1, 2020

Will the IMF's $1tn money pot be enough to see the world through the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic?

Could suptech end financial crises?

September 30, 2020

Supervisory technology is emerging as a dynamic new tool to help supervisors stay on top of systemic risks, but it also has downsides.


Global banks reel from FinCEN files fallout

September 22, 2020

Revelations lenders turned blind eye to money laundering have fuelled calls to overhaul suspicious activity reports system.

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Digital acceleration creating new regulatory pitfalls, says EBA chief

September 21, 2020

Rapid uptake of online services because of pandemic has created new risks that are tricky to monitor, admits EU banking watchdog.

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