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Allowances for loan losses jump at Costa Rican banks

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Banco de Costa Rica, the second-largest bank by assets, increased allowances for loan losses by 28% year-on-year in 2020.

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Mortgages at Israeli banks rise amid ongoing house price boom

October 25, 2021

Mizrahi Tefahot Bank, the country’s third largest lender by assets, saw its mortgage book expand by 24% year on year in 2020.

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ROE continues to fall at Danish banks

October 21, 2021

Danske Bank, the country’s largest lender by Tier 1 capital, saw return on equity drop to 2.7% in 2020.

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Implications of the FCA’s new ‘use it or lose it’ approach

October 21, 2021

Banks may be affected by the UK watchdog’s more proactive approach to cancelling regulatory permissions.

NII continues to grow at Armenian banks

October 20, 2021

At Ardshinbank, the country’s second largest bank by assets, net interest income rose 20% last year.

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Guyana’s banks prepare for boom

October 20, 2021

Oil is the one-word explanation for the transformation underway in Guyana’s economy and financial system. 

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Chilean banks brave tough environment

October 20, 2021

Change is underway in Chile as its financial institutions face political, economic and operational challenges. 

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New economic and political winds in Chile

October 20, 2021

Presidential elections and the possibility of a new constitution are creating uncertainty for the economic and investment environment in the country. 

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The Banker's Top 200 Latam Banks 2021

October 20, 2021

Banks across Latin America are proving their mettle in very difficult operating environments.

Tier 1 capital jumps at Liechtenstein's banks

October 19, 2021

Low-risk lending to wealthy customers has helped maintain asset quality during the pandemic.

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