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Development banks step up to Asia’s coronavirus challenges

March 27, 2020

A look at how development banks in Asia are adapting their plans to support their clients through the coronavirus crisis. 

NZ banks begin lockdown in good health

March 24, 2020

Profitability and capital adequacy measures suggest New Zealand’s banks will begin four weeks of lockdown in a relatively strong position.

How prepared are G7 banks to cope with coronavirus?

March 17, 2020

Banks across the G7 are entering this period of significant turbulence from differing starting positions.

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Asia plays catch-up on open banking

March 13, 2020

After a comparatively slow start to open banking adoption compared with Europe, Asia is not only seeing the benefits but looking to take its capabilities to the next level. 

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Czech finance minister queries Green Deal implementation

March 11, 2020

The Czech Republic's finance minister discusses global trade tensions, the implementation of the country's digital tax, and the impact if the EU's Green Deal.

Tough times ahead for India’s private banks?

March 10, 2020

The Indian government’s bail-out of Yes Bank raises broader questions about the health of India’s private banks.

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Sub-Saharan Africa's two-pronged M&A trend

March 9, 2020

M&A activity has been a prominent feature of sub-Saharan Africa's banking sector in recent years, with the reason behind these moves tending to be one of crisis or expansion.

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What is behind Kenya's M&A run?

March 9, 2020

Kenya has been a hotbed of M&A activity in the banking sector in the past 12 months. The Banker looks at the factors behind this.

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GCC banks consolidate as oil prices remain flat

March 9, 2020

There have been a high number of mergers and acquisitions across the GCC region in recent years, with lower oil prices leading lenders to increasingly look to consolidation. 

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FirstBank CEO views Nigeria future with optimism

March 6, 2020

The CEO of First Bank of Nigeria talks about the outlook for consolidation in the country's banking sector, and whether payment service lenders present a threat.

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