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Climate, data and talent top banks’ risk concerns

August 31, 2021

In the Covid-19 era, bank resiliency encompasses a much wider definition than prior to the pandemic.

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Calculating expected lending losses and facing unexpected costs

August 26, 2021

The switch to the expected credit loss model has brought unintended consequences, making it difficult for SMEs to access bank lending.

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Direct listings: banks still have key role to play

August 25, 2021

The success of fintech Wise’s direct listing in the UK in July makes it certain that other companies will follow suit.

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Should banks pay attention to DeFi?

August 24, 2021

The debates around decentralised finance are heating up, with evangelists and critics going head-to-head.

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Using green finance to keep rising temperatures in check

August 20, 2021

Finance can make a difference in reducing the impact of climate change, and green sectors can keep banks in business.

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Banks and government need to coordinate to recover pandemic loans

August 19, 2021

Banks are facing a hangover: after being told to lend money quickly during the Covid-19 pandemic, they now face the challenge of recovering it.

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As inflation risk rises, banks should step up stress tests

August 18, 2021

In the current environment, it’s hard to predict how inflation will play out, and banks should weigh up all possible outcomes.

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Innovation in the age of Covid

August 17, 2021

Swift’s chief innovation officer Tom Zschach on learning the lessons of lockdown.

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US and Canada join the open banking wave

August 17, 2021

The uptake of open banking has been given a boost as North Americans embrace the global trend.

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Better indices would deliver stronger impact

August 16, 2021

Sustainable investors are driving industry-wide disruption for the largest ESG index players.

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