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Banks menaced by the Horsemen of the Apocalypse

May 13, 2022

Swathes of global banking business could be under threat as geopolitical instability looks set to become the norm. 

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.

How the Ukraine war could go badly for banks

March 14, 2022

Russia has effectively been ejected from the global economy by the West — a move that will stress its banks and could have frightening unintended consequences.  

CBDCs moving to the next stage

February 10, 2022

January saw a rush of announcements about central bank digital currencies, as they enter their next phase of development.

Regulators to peer into the cloud

January 19, 2022

Just three leading cloud providers pose a growing challenge in terms of the operational resilience of banks and this worries financial regulators. 

EU's diverging interpretation of Basel III

December 16, 2021

The European Commission’s approach to implementing Basel III into the EU’s banking framework attempts to be faithful, but is filled with divergences and delays.

US regulators are coming for stablecoins

November 9, 2021

Issuers of US dollar-backed stablecoins could be nearing an existential threat as regulators clearly want to subject them to tough banking rules. 

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.

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. 

Global standard setters challenge the crypto barbarians

August 9, 2021

International standard setters are closing in on cryptoassets and their interventions are likely to intensify in the regulated sphere of the financial services industry, but that is not necessarily bad news for banks. 

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