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Fixes sought for flaws in US Treasury market as volatility intensifies

June 27, 2022

The US Treasuries market remains vulnerable to more dysfunctional episodes as crises are happening more often, which is heaping pressure on policy-makers to find structural fixes.

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Global lenders prepare to exit Russia

May 3, 2022

International banks face numerous challenges in leaving Russia, even after they have made their exit.

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Risk of recession high, chance of a soft landing low for the US economy

April 25, 2022

The US Federal Reserve has a full agenda as it engages in battle with rising inflation. 

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The Banker’s Top 100 US Banks

April 1, 2022

Strong profitability, soundness, leverage and return-on-risk metrics put Discover Financial Services at the top of our best-performing banks ranking. 

Market volatility

High-grade corporates 'riskiest asset class' in credit amid QE unwind

February 7, 2022

High-grade corporate borrowers are most at risk to the tightening of monetary policy, with an increase in supply but lower demand. Burhan Khadbai reports.

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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.

Bank results up

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.

Libor transition

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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