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FSB explores GSIB derivatives resolution planning

August 1, 2019

The FSB appears to be attempting to move jurisdictions towards establishing a framework for winding down the derivatives portfolio of a global bank should it get into trouble. 

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Mozambique’s banking sector regains stability

August 1, 2019

Recovering from a currency collapse and the IMF’s withdrawal has given Mozambique’s banks a challenging few years.

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Banks rush to cash in on Vietnam’s FDI boom

August 1, 2019

Vietnam has seen a boost from investment moving out of China, significantly increasing its foreign direct investment levels. 

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Pacific Islands look to China to fill relief shortfall

August 1, 2019

The arrival of Chinese financing in the Pacific Islands has been met with some apprehension internationally, but it is providing the island nations with vital support. 

Agent-based models and the evolution of risk management

July 2, 2019

Richard Bookstaber, chief risk officer at the University of California, explains how analysing human behaviour is essential to managing risk.

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A sunny future for Spain's banks?

July 2, 2019

A low interest rate environment, the cost of digitisation and competition from disruptors are all squeezing Spanish banks’ profitability but the general feeling is one of cautious optimism. 

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China pivots towards retail banking

July 2, 2019

With China's banks looking for new ways to increase earnings, many view retail banking and wealth management as an opportunity that cannot be passed up. 

Regulators brace for inevitability of successful cyber attacks

July 2, 2019

Cyber crime can hit a bank hard from many different angles. It is therefore unsurprising that bankers view it as their number one risk.

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The state of play: India's banks in 2019

July 1, 2019

India’s banks have battled through a fraught period of non-performing loans, and are starting to bounce back. Rekha Gupta Menon looks at how they have tidied up their balance sheets and increased Tier 1 Capital. 

Making Basel III work for developing economies

June 3, 2019

Any rush to implement improved regulatory standards must take into account the particular needs of developing markets, write Liliana Rojas-Suarez and Thorsten Beck of the Center for Global Development’s task force.

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