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Why orange is the new black for Colombian banks

July 2, 2019

Forget staying in the black, Colombian banks are looking to the president's orange economy to help boost their fortunes. 

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What impact will open banking have on Brazil?

July 2, 2019

While political turbulence continues to rattle Brazil, the country’s central bank is pushing ahead with pragmatic initiatives. 

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Africa's long-term financing shortfall

July 2, 2019

As a continent, Africa is enjoying improving economic health but strong regional leadership is crucial to attract the long-term financing needed to sustain this growth. 

Mixed signals stymie China's fintech charge

July 2, 2019

China's fintech expansion has made global headlines – but progress is not consistent across the country. 

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India pins economic hopes on banking reforms

July 1, 2019

India’s GDP has been slipping. The Banker reports on the reforms being initiated to give the country’s banking sector an overdue boost.

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The state of play: India's banks in 2019

July 1, 2019

India’s banks have battled through a fraught period of non-performing loans, and are starting to bounce back. Rekha Gupta Menon looks at how they have tidied up their balance sheets and increased Tier 1 Capital. 

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China’s fintechs creep into banking territory

July 1, 2019

In a few short years, China’s fintechs have come to dominate e-commerce, mobile payments and now small business lending. How will the banks respond?

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China’s banks look to find a capital balance

July 1, 2019

Even with high levels of capital, Chinese banks are exploring new ways to raise funds to meet domestic and international regulations. 

Top 1000 World Banks - South African banks still dominate but slip globally

July 1, 2019

Standard Bank remains the largest bank in Africa by Tier 1 capital and its South African peers round out the top four, but the country's travails have caused their global positions to drop.

Top 1000 World Banks - Big Brazilian banks still lead in Latam but Mexicans on the rise

July 1, 2019

A quartet of Brazilian banks are responsible for the lion's share of Latin American capital once more, but the region has experienced mixed fortunes in general. 

Top 1000 World Banks 2019

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