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Nigeria’s banks grapple with Covid-19 and oil price slump

November 27, 2020

Lenders' profitability set to weaken on the back of higher impairments and lower net interest margins.

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Belgian banks plot platform to share anti-money laundering data

November 25, 2020

Lenders seek secure system to share info about shadowy entities behind dirty money deals.

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Pandemic and political upheaval weigh on Peruvian banks

November 20, 2020

Bad loans expected to show up on banks' balance sheets in 2021, according to S&P Global.

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Banks take stock of UK financial services bill

November 17, 2020

Leaving the EU poses problems and opportunities for banks under the UK’s new regulation framework.

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Payment holidays help Irish banks contain NPLs

November 13, 2020

Tougher Covid-19 restrictions in Q4 could cause asset quality to deteriorate and NPLs to rise.

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UK banks prep IT systems for negative rates

November 10, 2020

Lenders must respond by November 12 to Bank of England request on whether in-house tech is ready for below zero rates.

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Spanish banks 'face asset quality slump’ in 2021

November 5, 2020

Government support has mitigated credit risks but impact of Covid-19 second wave likely to ramp up pressure on lenders, says DBRS Morningstar.

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‘Slow-burning crisis’ set to ravage India’s banks

October 30, 2020

Bad debts could eat into profits and restrict lending, holding back recovery throughout the decade, according to Capital Economics.

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Banking leaders share digital transformation fears

October 28, 2020

Speed of technological change and the ethical conundrums it raises top concerns of over 300 senior executives in new survey.

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Moody’s downgrades UK banks as pandemic bites

October 23, 2020

Negative impact on creditworthiness will increase in proportion to severity and duration of crisis, says rating agency.

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