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Financing the digital foundations of the future economy

January 4, 2022

Digital connectivity is at the heart of the modern economy and will play an even greater role in the future. Digital infrastructure, and its financing, has a crucial role in supporting that future. 

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Regulating the unregulated: US cryptocurrency

December 20, 2021

As US cryptocurrency markets continue to grow, so too does regulatory interest. But there is also an increasing acceptance of the central role that crypto will play in the financial system of the future. Kiara Taylor and Marie Kemplay report.

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US and UK banks bask in stellar third quarter results

November 12, 2021

Surge in profits driven by pandemic rebound and M&A bonanza unlikely to last, say analysts.

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Turning of the tide on US antitrust

November 11, 2021

A renewed interest in antitrust could mean greater scrutiny ahead of mergers – including banking consolidation – and even the prospect of curbs on US tech giants.

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Concerns linger over US dollar Libor transition

October 19, 2021

Most banks should have negligible Libor exposures by the end of this year. But pockets of concern remain.

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Banks’ AML travails suggest a tough road ahead for cryptoassets

September 29, 2021

Time will tell as to what extent regulators impose stringent anti-money laundering requirements on cryptocurrency operations.

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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.

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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. 

Morgan Stanley leads as US banks feel profit squeeze

September 1, 2021

Morgan Stanley takes the lead, but on its heels are two more traditional lenders.

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As inflation risk rises, banks should step up stress tests

August 18, 2021

In the current environment, it’s hard to predict how inflation will play out, and banks should weigh up all possible outcomes.

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