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Top five South African banks

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South Africa’s top lenders strengthened their balance sheets in 2017, but are now entangled in a corruption inquiry. Joy Macknight reports.

Top five US banks in 2007 and today

September 18, 2018
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Ten years on from the global financial crisis, what has changed in the US top five banks ranking? One bank disappeared, two experienced a drop in total assets and three boosted their balance sheets. Joy Macknight reports.

Argentinian banks under pressure

September 11, 2018
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Argentina’s ongoing crisis has sparked fears of emerging market contagion. Joy Macknight looks at the state of play of the country’s banks.

Top Canadian banks: strong and stable

September 4, 2018

With the US and Mexico coming to an agreement on the way forward for Nafta, Canada has been left out in the cold. But could Canadian banks weather a trade storm? Joy Macknight reports.

Are central banks hurting interest margins?

September 3, 2018
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While banks say low interest rates hit their bottom line, not everyone – including the IMF – agrees there is a link. Danielle Myles analyses the data.

London keeps global IFC crown ahead of New York – for now

September 3, 2018

London again leads The Banker's annual ranking of international finance centres, though New York has its eye on the top spot.

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The Banker's Top 250 EU Banks ranking: Is the capital recovery complete?

September 3, 2018

The Banker’s Top 250 EU Banks ranking shows the resilience of lenders’ capital bases, although profitability is still lacking when viewed in global terms. 

Greece’s top banks: work to be done

August 28, 2018

Exiting the eurozone’s rescue programme does not mean that Greece is out of the woods quite yet: the banks must still deal with their damaged balance sheets. Joy Macknight reports.

Australian banks grilled in misconduct inquiry

August 21, 2018
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Australia’s biggest banks continue to prosper despite legal enquiries. Danielle Myles reports.

The banks battling Turkey’s currency crisis

August 14, 2018
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As fears grow that Turkey is sliding into a full-blown financial crisis, all eyes are on its biggest lenders, Danielle Myles reports.

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