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Portuguese capital adequacy in need of a boost

September 19, 2017
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Portugal’s economy is on the up. Data collected by The Banker reveals that its banks’ capital cushions need to see a similar turnaround, reports Danielle Myles. 

Canada’s D-Sibs prepare for TLAC

September 6, 2017

Data collected by The Banker suggests Canada’s biggest banks will satisfy the latest round of capital requirements with ease.

Transatlantic trading income imbalance revealed

September 1, 2017

Data collected by The Banker affirms claims that North American markets businesses have an edge over their European peers. But as Danielle Myles explains, the margin is smaller than many perceive.

Brexit-bound London retains top slot in 2017 IFC rankings

September 1, 2017

London leads the world’s international financial centre rankings again, though second placed New York boast profits four times as large as the UK capital. Silvia Pavoni reports.

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Top 250 EU Banks ranking: profits and capital down but Austria shines

September 1, 2017

Lenders in the EU's Top 250 Banks ranking have seen an aggregate drop in profits and Tier 1 capital, though Austria's banking sector managed to reverse this trend. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

Greek banks kick off their comeback

August 29, 2017
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Data collected by The Banker shows Greek lenders are playing their role in the country’s turnaround. Danielle Myles reports.

Denmark’s battle with Basel

August 22, 2017
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Denmark’s biggest banks would be among the hardest bit by the Basel Committee’s proposed changes to risk-weighted asset calculations. Data collected by The Banker reveals their current capital buffers.

Indonesia’s five biggest banks

August 15, 2017

South-east Asia’s biggest economy is also its most promising. Data collected by The Banker reveals how its lenders are helping drive this momentum.

Top 1000 World Banks - Middle East weathers the oil crisis

August 8, 2017
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This year’s rankings suggest the oil price collapse has not had the catastrophic effect on the Middle East's banks that had been predicted

Italy still struggling with NPLs

August 1, 2017

Italy’s financial sector is still plagued by non-performing loans, and impairment charges and provisions are now hitting profits. Danielle Myles reports. 

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