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Coins on seesaw

CPMI and Iosco announce regulatory guidance for stablecoins

August 25, 2022

New guidance indicates that the stablecoin market could be maturing, but there are still unanswered questions, putting that diagnosis in doubt.

Stewarts Duo

Could the UK revoke guarantees for Covid-19 loan schemes?

August 24, 2022

The war of words between the UK government and banks about extensive losses over government-guaranteed loans during Covid-19 has escalated.

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Uneven Basel III implementation in Asia

August 24, 2022

The pandemic and the war in Ukraine have delayed the implementation of Basel III in many markets, with push backs from some of the biggest economies. In Asia, as some jurisdictions move ahead, it risks creating an uneven banking sector that the rules sought to avoid. 

Riyadh Skyline

The Banker's Top 100 Arab Banks 2022

August 19, 2022

SNB claims the Arab world’s top spot as post-Covid regional profitability rebounds.

India market

Proposed regulations may negatively impact India’s bond market

August 17, 2022

SEBI’s new regulatory plans for the corporate bond market have the best of intentions, but risk impeding much-needed growth.

Shifting sands

The shifting sands in European payments

August 17, 2022

A huge project backed by the European Central Bank and the continent’s major lenders looks to further accelerate the digital transformation of the European payments sector.

Finance Latin America

Latam’s finance solutions to bolster trade

August 17, 2022

Trade flows have recovered and the region is experimenting with new financing instruments and digitalisation. 

Inflation arrow

The Russia-Ukraine conflict’s effects on the global financial system

August 16, 2022

The war has led to difficult circumstances for the global financial system, leaving central banks with a tough choice. 

Sustainability Wind Turbines

Point Carbon Zero: playing safe while trying to save the world

August 12, 2022

Sustainability is becoming a fintech mainstay, with initiatives launching across the globe.

KCB

KCB extends its rivalry with Equity Group to the DRC

August 12, 2022

The Kenyan lender's acquisition of Trust Merchant Bank follows the Democratic Republic of Congo's formal entry into the East African Community.

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