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Eurozone banks under fire for poor climate risk disclosures

May 23, 2022

Lenders from the eurozone face increasing pressure and possible enforcement action for failing to meet the European Central Bank’s climate risk disclosure expectations.

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Portugal’s banks in good shape as they brace for economic fallout

May 17, 2022

Resilience gained through the painful post-global financial crisis restructuring has helped Portugal’s banks emerge from the pandemic with stable capital ratios, improved asset quality and ample liquidity.

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Turkish banks weathering the storm

April 29, 2022

Turkey’s banks are coping well with the financial, digital, economic and geopolitical risks confronting them

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Turkey’s banking sector looks to the bright side

April 28, 2022

Sustainable finance and digitalisation helping to keep Turkey’s bankers positive

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Romanian banks brace for uncertain 2022

April 21, 2022

Last year was the most profitable year on record for Romanian banks, but this year is set to be different.

ESG issuance drops significantly at start of 2022

February 22, 2022

The global supply of socially responsible debt severely contracted at the start of the year. 

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A just energy transition for Africa?

February 16, 2022

The continent’s transition away from fossil fuels is fraught with difficulty, not least if the overall aim is both a cleaner and fairer future. 

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Cyprus looks to life beyond Covid

February 14, 2022

Cyprus’s finance minister talks to The Banker about how the country’s economy has coped during the pandemic and the recovery ahead. 

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Will the CSRD help banks hit new sustainability targets?

May 21, 2021

Once the EU directive is implemented, banks should be able to access much more granular climate data from companies.

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Why China’s carbon market is failing to take off

June 22, 2020

China needs political will to fulfil promise to be world’s largest national carbon market

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