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‘There's a letter missing in ESG’

November 27, 2020

In the US, ESG is viewed as something that ‘nice people do', complains Calpers’ Anne Simpson.

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Nigeria’s banks grapple with Covid-19 and oil price slump

November 27, 2020

Lenders' profitability set to weaken on the back of higher impairments and lower net interest margins.

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Belgian banks plot platform to share anti-money laundering data

November 25, 2020

Lenders seek secure system to share info about shadowy entities behind dirty money deals.

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Alif Bank forges ahead with digitalisation programme

November 24, 2020

Alif Bank's co-founder Abdullo Kurbanov and chairman Khofiz Shakhidi discuss the challenges and opportunities of building a digital banking ecosystem in Central Asia. 

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Pandemic and political upheaval weigh on Peruvian banks

November 20, 2020

Bad loans expected to show up on banks' balance sheets in 2021, according to S&P Global.

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A social green deal for Europe

November 19, 2020

A just economy will need social as much as green elements, says Fisma's Marcel Haag.

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Colombia’s financial services industry thrives despite domestic tumult

November 18, 2020

South American country has seen rise in interest from foreign lenders amid a challenging environment.

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Banks take stock of UK financial services bill

November 17, 2020

Leaving the EU poses problems and opportunities for banks under the UK’s new regulation framework.

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Biden victory ushers in tougher environment for US banks

November 16, 2020

Higher taxes and tighter regulation may beckon as new administration shifts emphasis towards climate change and healthcare.

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Payment holidays help Irish banks contain NPLs

November 13, 2020

Tougher Covid-19 restrictions in Q4 could cause asset quality to deteriorate and NPLs to rise.

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