Latest articles from Michael Imeson

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Crypto asset risks and how to manage them

November 11, 2022

The spectacular fall in the value of crypto assets over the past year and November's collapse of crypto exchange FTX has highlighted the pitfalls of investing in this market. Michael Imeson explores how the risks are being managed by different players in the crypto ecosystem.

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German banks hold firm in difficult times

July 4, 2022

While Germany’s banks face serious economic and geopolitical headwinds, they have been generating good profits and are well capitalised, so should be able to ride out the storm. 

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Germany's economic outlook darkens

June 30, 2022

The country’s economy is proving resilient but rising inflation, high energy prices and supply chain disruptions could spark a recession. 

Joachim Wuermeling

Bundesbank believes German banks will ride out the storm

June 29, 2022

The ability of Germany’s banks to stand firm against strong economic and geopolitical headwinds is a concern, but they should be able to cope.

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Macroeconomic woes pile on the pressure in Turkey

May 4, 2022

Turkey’s economy is suffering, with critics claiming the situation is being exacerbated by government policy.

Mehmet Ali Akben

Turkish banks weathering the storm

April 29, 2022

Turkey’s banks are coping well with the financial, digital, economic and geopolitical risks confronting them

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Turkey’s banking sector looks to the bright side

April 28, 2022

Sustainable finance and digitalisation helping to keep Turkey’s bankers positive

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Sanctions wave intensifies compliance headaches

May 6, 2021

Banks must spend more to ensure compliance as the number and complexity of financial sanctions increases.

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Ransomware threat tests banks’ resilience to cyber crime

September 2, 2020

Covid-19 has ramped up cyber risk concerns at banks with ransomware an evolving problem.

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Well-capitalised Turkish banks go into business continuity mode

May 15, 2020

Nation’s banks holding up despite crisis on back of sufficient liquidity and developed digital channels.

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