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Banker August 2021 issue

The Banker August 2021 issue

August 2, 2021

Japan’s digital transformation

Mir payment system

The hidden cost of Russia’s Mir system

July 30, 2021

The homegrown payments system is good news for the state, but will have unfortunate consequences for the private sector.

Saudi Arabian lenders make gains in the Top 1000

July 26, 2021

Gulf country's banks are the main regional gainers in this year’s ranking, as loan books continued to rise healthily.

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Will office-first or hybrid working be king?

July 26, 2021

The jury is still out on whether banks should prioritise a return to in-person culture or embrace a new way of working.

Allowances for loan losses surge in the US

July 20, 2021

The US saw a 106.1% year-on-year increase in money set aside in case of bad loans, according to the Top 1000 World Banks ranking.

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Latam banks grapple with Covid-19 fallout

July 19, 2021

Leading lenders in Brazil, Mexico and Colombia saw profits slump last year. 

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Profits take a hit at African banks

July 12, 2021

Eight out of the nine African countries represented within the Top 1000 World Banks ranking saw aggregate pre-tax profits decrease year on year.

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The post-pandemic party won't last forever

July 12, 2021

Financial markets will have to get used to a changing reality in the coming years.

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Time for China's economy to change

July 12, 2021

China faces some difficult questions if it is to continue enjoying high levels of economic growth post-pandemic. 

Banker July 2021 issue

The Banker July 2021 issue

July 9, 2021

Top 1000 World Banks 2021

What impact did the global pandemic have on banks?

Top 1000 World Banks ranking

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