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Icelandic banks: a tale of two crises

September 23, 2021

Iceland’s largest banks were re-established in 2008 and rebuilt their holdings of Tier 1 capital ahead of the pandemic.

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Bad loan risks rise at Panamanian banks

September 22, 2021

MMG Bank Panama saw its non-performing loan ratio rise to 12.8% in 2020. 

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The slow march of gender diversity on US bank boards

September 22, 2021

Despite women now making up a majority of total bank employees in the US, men significantly outnumber women in senior executive positions.

French and German banks' fortunes diverge

September 21, 2021

French banks' in The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking outperform German rivals. 

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Austria’s banks face up to ROE slump

September 20, 2021

Bank Austria saw return on equity drop from 8.37% to 0.18% year-on-year in 2020.

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Austria's banking sector holds steady

September 20, 2021

Robert Holzmann, governor of Austria’s central bank, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, has helped to navigate the country through the global pandemic.

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Austria on path to a greener economy

September 20, 2021

While the past 18 months have had a notable impact on the Austrian economy, the government has largely kept the country on track.

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Austrian banks maintain their durability

September 20, 2021

Learning the lessons of the global financial crisis, Austrian banks had built up their balance sheets and tackled bad loans before the pandemic hit.

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SEC warns Coinbase over proposed yield product

September 20, 2021

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has threatened to sue the crypto exchange Coinbase if it launches its planned lending product. 

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The hurdles ahead for open finance in the UK

September 16, 2021

As the OBIE seeks to widen the initiative to include ‘open finance’, it is important to consider the dangers and drawbacks.

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