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Could the Capital Markets Union aid Europe's recovery?

May 4, 2020

The EU’s stalled Capital Markets Union project is back on the agenda in light of the coronavirus crisis – if members can agree. 

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Best-performing Nordic Banks 2020: a region in robust health

May 1, 2020

The Banker’s Nordic banks ranking shows many lenders with strong profits and solid asset quality.

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How is the UK going to pay for Covid-19 recovery?

May 1, 2020

The UK government vow of doing ‘whatever it takes’ to prop up an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic could mean a legacy of debt for the country.

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French banks lead field in global push towards adopting green finance

April 6, 2020

Action by France’s banks to create sustainable finance strategies has also built expertise in a fast-growing sector. 

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CBDCs: a digital step change?

April 1, 2020

What hurdles remain to slow down the development of digital currencies sponsored by central banks?

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French banks shore up defences with diverse and digital strategies

April 1, 2020

French banks are relying on a strategy of broadening their business and adopting mobile technology to see them through the coronavirus crisis.

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Covid-19 sabotages France’s upward trajectory

March 30, 2020

Despite an enforced lockdown, France might be better positioned to endure the coronavirus outbreak than its European neighbours. James King reports.

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Czech finance minister queries Green Deal implementation

March 11, 2020

The Czech Republic's finance minister discusses global trade tensions, the implementation of the country's digital tax, and the impact if the EU's Green Deal.

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Top 50 Russian Banks ranking: a return to stability

February 3, 2020

Putting the age of bailouts behind it, Russia’s banking sector is showing steady – if not stellar – growth, according to The Banker’s Top 50 ranking. 

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EU steps up AML fight with 5MLD

January 29, 2020

With money launderers utilising evermore sophisticated techniques, jurisdictions around the world are looking to respond with directives such as the EU's 5AMLD.

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