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Ardshinbank's eurobonds recognised as Deal of the Year

May 1, 2020

On January 21, 2020, Ardshinbank successfully priced its new RegS / 144A US$300m 5-year eurobonds rated Ba3 by Moody’s and B+ by Fitch. The issuance was recognised as a Deal of the Year by The Banker magazine, once again confirming Ardshinbank’s key role in the Armenian investment banking market.

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Best-performing Nordic Banks 2020: a region in robust health

May 1, 2020

The Banker’s Nordic banks ranking shows many lenders with strong profits and solid asset quality.

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How is the UK going to pay for Covid-19 recovery?

May 1, 2020

The UK government vow of doing ‘whatever it takes’ to prop up an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic could mean a legacy of debt for the country.

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Saudi development fund's head looks to take on a more active role

April 29, 2020

The head of Saudi Arabia's National Development Fund explains how the fund intends to support national businesses in the face of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Will the pandemic stymie Saudi Arabia's reform agenda?

April 29, 2020

Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 economic overhaul is being put to the test by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Saudi banks approach pandemic from a position of strength

April 29, 2020

Saudi banks, confident of surviving the crisis-driven lockdown, are speeding up their digital capacity and looking to support clients. 

Eurozone banks struggle with profitability

April 28, 2020

The latest supervisory data from the ECB shows that eurozone banks had weakened profitability, even before the Covid-19 pandemic hit. 

Big US banks make provisions for heavy loan losses

April 21, 2020

The big six US banks are braced for a wave of bad loans.

How to fund crisis recovery while protecting the climate

April 14, 2020

The EU could finance a response to Covid-19 and expand its climate commitments.

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Bank of Lithuania chairman considers fintech’s role

April 13, 2020

Bank of Lithuania board chairman talks about the Baltic state’s economic recovery, the fintech revolution and regional co-operation for combating money laundering.

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