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Malaysia’s top five banks in recovery mode

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Malaysia’s banks are gradually rebounding, following a few difficult years with plummeting oil prices and a poorly performing currency. Joy Macknight reports.

Building mutual trust is crucial to the future of European banking

November 1, 2018

Europe's member states need to trust that both they and the region's banks have the necessary risk reduction in place if the banking union is to succeed, writes Timothy Buenker of the European Banking Federation.

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CIB chief steers Standard Chartered into calmer waters

November 1, 2018

As measures to manage risk and credit quality pay off, Standard Chartered’s CIB chief, Simon Cooper, is in a bullish mood.

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Net4Gas breaks new ground with unique exchange offer

November 1, 2018

Czech energy company Net4Gas's unusual exchange deal held a special appeal for local investors. 

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Greek banks eye a return to normality

November 1, 2018

Greece's banks are likely to remain cautious, even as their lending regime normalises. 

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A Russian resolution: are the country's banks back on track?

November 1, 2018

Following crises, poor management and bailouts, is Russia's banking sector on the road to recovery?

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Can Brazil end its economic rollercoaster ride?

November 1, 2018

Brazil has undergone some of the most testing times in its history. The Banker reports from São Paulo on how government reforms are improving the situation for the country's banks.

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The Banker's 2018 Top 200 Latin American Banks ranking: Brazil's biggest retain top spots

November 1, 2018

Shrugging off domestic uncertainties, Brazil's biggest lenders take the first five places in this year's Top 200 Latin American Banks rankings, led by Itaú Unibanco. 

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Will coal plant IPO kick off Dominican Republic capital market reform?

November 1, 2018

The sell-off of a national coal plant signals the Dominican Republic's opening up of its capital markets.

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Dominican Republic looks to cash in on growth story

November 1, 2018

As the Dominican Republic enjoys solid growth, the government is betting on improved infrastructure and energy investment, plus new links with China, for a further economic boost.

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