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Fed plans new round of bank stress tests in response to Covid-19

October 15, 2020

Further stress tests to analyse how banks stand up against two scenarios featuring bad recessions.

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Basel Committee plots further Covid-related measures if needed

October 13, 2020

Rate of infections, containment measures, unwinding of support measures and weak recovery heighten risks to banking system.

Could suptech end financial crises?

September 30, 2020

Supervisory technology is emerging as a dynamic new tool to help supervisors stay on top of systemic risks, but it also has downsides.

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Technology could create new source of regulatory arbitrage

September 15, 2020

Suptech may one day enable supervisors to detect looming financial crises and eliminate them.

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Australian Senate sets out controversial plans to boost fintech sector

September 11, 2020

Recommendations seek to take advantage of Hong Kong’s decline as a financial centre.

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New rule change could fuel bank-sovereign ‘doom loop’

September 4, 2020

Rise in carry trades could reinforce trend that contributed to European sovereign debt crisis, warns Fitch.

The next great regulatory revolution has started

August 28, 2020

The next big shake-up in banking regulation comes from Europe, with a focus on environmental, social and governance objectives. By Justin Pugsley.

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Covid-19 could see proliferation of financial transaction taxes to fill budget shortfalls

August 24, 2020

Momentum behind introducing FTTs has been revived by the hugely damaging economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic leaving financial institutions worried.

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Industry opinion split over FSB's CCP resolution proposals

August 19, 2020

Financial Stability Board consultation reveals deep divisions in financial sector over who should pay when clearing house fails with big losses. 

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Despite mounting loss provisioning UK banks can take more pain, says Bank of England

August 13, 2020

Bank of England estimates that the UK banking system is well capitalised enough to get through a severe recession.

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