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US agencies probe banks over artificial intelligence risks

April 15, 2021

Federal regulators seeking details about how tech is employed in fraud prevention and credit underwriting.

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Morgan Stanley crowned best-performing US bank

March 25, 2021

Bank topped US rankings in growth, profitability and return-on-risk last year, according to latest data. 

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Are retail investors changing the rules of the game?

March 22, 2021

Social media-led rallies of so-called ‘meme stocks’ have fuelled debate around functioning of US stock markets. 

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BPI calls on Fed to extend leverage ratio exclusions

March 18, 2021

Ratio applied to eight G-SIBs needs to be recalibrated, says the Bank Policy Institute.

 

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How technology can help women and minority-led businesses

February 25, 2021

Piermont Bank founder Wendy Cai-Lee talks about the digital lender she set up to serve small US entrepreneurs.

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What do boards know about ESG? Not much, says study

February 24, 2021

Boards left exposed by lack of substantial ESG experience, according to New York University research.

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Non-bank risk joins China and climate on Yellen’s to-do list

February 24, 2021

On top of climate concern and rivalry with China, the new US treasury secretary has the wider financial sector in her sights.

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OCC pauses controversial ‘fair access rule’ pending further scrutiny

February 15, 2021

New US president Joe Biden has frozen implementation of new rules pending a review. 

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Gensler's SEC nomination paves way for tougher oversight

February 11, 2021

Regulatory veteran may seek greater disclosures and investor protection measures and clamp down on SPACs.

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Wild volatility in Gamestop shares attracts regulators

February 8, 2021

Frenzied trading certain stocks has caught the attention of regulators and Janet Yellen.

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