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Bumpy times for Kyrgyzstan

October 13, 2020

The central Asian republic, and its economy, is facing a severe constitutional crisis.

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Crédit Agricole CIB head on keeping a long-term perspective

October 9, 2020

Jacques Ripoll on maintaining the right organisational approach and product focus to deliver in the future.

More than 100 financial institutions see credit rating downgrades since Covid-19

October 2, 2020

Fitch highlights how challenging economic outlook is weighing heavily on finance sector. 

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Can South Africa’s banks ride out economic storm?

September 22, 2020

South Africa has been hit hard by Covid-19, which has had a dramatic impact on its GDP.

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Shake-up on the cards for Spain’s top banks

September 8, 2020

Tie-up between CaixaBank and Bankia would create a new competitive force within Spain’s banking industry.

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MUFG on finding the right mix in EMEA

September 7, 2020

Japanese group’s network across Asia and Americas is key selling point, says EMEA global markets chief.

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North American vs European G-SIBs: which are the fittest?

September 1, 2020

Amid economic turmoil, we look at which of North America and Europe’s largest banks are in the best shape.

FICC and equities sales and trading perform strongly despite Covid-19 disruption

August 26, 2020

Fixed income, commodities and currency revenues had their best first half since 2012. 

Irish banks struggling with profitability

August 25, 2020

Ireland’s banks were facing headwinds, even before Covid-19 disruption. 

Can Japan’s banks ride out the economic storm?

August 18, 2020

Japan has suffered a record drop in gross domestic product, but so far is bearing up better than other advanced economies. 

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