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SMEs and IT

Credit options widen for the UK's embattled SMEs

November 2, 2020

Covid-19 has hit many smaller UK firms hard, but wider sources of credit and new dispute resolution mechanisms may provide a silver lining.

Banking’s next decade

October 1, 2020
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The Banker's Top 250 European Banks

October 1, 2020

Top 250 European Banks ranking shows modest growth across region, despite ongoing difficulties around profitability.

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London bridges gap between UK and China

September 24, 2020

Despite the uncertain political climate, London has emerged as a hub for Chinese finance – but Brexit could yet throw a spanner in the works. 

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Corporate treasury rises in importance

September 2, 2020

The importance of corporate treasury departments in managing risk has become clear, yet they face a gap in skills and investment. 

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The Banker’s Top 100 CEE Banks 2020

September 1, 2020

The Banker’s Top 100 CEE Banks ranking shows the region's lenders are in good financial health, with gains in capitalisation and total assets. 

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Financial sector faces uncertainty as UK and EU wrangle over MiFID II

August 26, 2020

Slow progress on regulatory agreement with the EU is making life uncertain for UK financial firms.

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PrivatBank plots course through Ukrainian storms

August 7, 2020

Sharon Easky, chairperson of PrivatBank’s supervisory board, on the legal challenges which followed the bank’s nationalisation and the ongoing struggle to bring reform to Ukraine.

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