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‘There's a letter missing in ESG’

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In the US, ESG is viewed as something that ‘nice people do', complains Calpers’ Anne Simpson.

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Biden victory ushers in tougher environment for US banks

November 16, 2020

Higher taxes and tighter regulation may beckon as new administration shifts emphasis towards climate change and healthcare.

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Western banks brace for loan loss surge

October 19, 2020

Write-offs at big banks in the UK, the US and Australia are expected to rise as government stimulus expires, according to Moody’s.

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Fed plans new round of bank stress tests in response to Covid-19

October 15, 2020

Further stress tests to analyse how banks stand up against two scenarios featuring bad recessions.

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What would a Biden presidency mean for US banks?

October 6, 2020

Rise in corporate tax rate could hit net income but spending plans might also drive growth and boost overall profits.

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Redrawing Asia’s trade maps

October 1, 2020

As Asia grapples with the aftermath of Covid-19, previous challenges have returned to the fore. 

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The role banks can play in easing social tensions in the US

September 29, 2020

US banks can work to ease the growing social tensions, with or without the help of whoever occupies the White House in 2021

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Why has US finance relief struggled to help small businesses?

June 3, 2020

US coronavirus rescue programme for small businesses has attracted controversy.

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.

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Will Morgan Stanley’s E-Trade move pay off?

April 8, 2020

Morgan Stanley’s purchase of online brokerage E-Trade came just weeks before Covid-19 began its global spread. How will the resulting operations be affected? 

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