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Puerto Rico’s problems linger on

August 1, 2019

Uncertainty looms over Puerto Rico’s future as the hurricane-struck island deals with the retreat of international banks.

How has the US-China trade war affected financial services FDI?

June 3, 2019

US investment into mainland China has all but dried up as the trade war heats up. 

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Are mergers back in favour in the US?

May 1, 2019

The merger of US mid-sized banks BB&T and SunTrust resulted in an entity of impressive scale and profitability, but will similar sized US banks be rushing to emulate the deal?

New York tops US IFCs across all rankings

January 2, 2019

New York beats all other US IFCs into first place, with the UK being both biggest recipient of projects and contributor of inward flows. Silvia Pavoni reports.

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US community banks fight back

November 7, 2018

A survey by the FDIC shines a fresh light on the US's community banks, many of which are enjoying a new lease of life in a recovering economy.

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Is specialisation best for foreign banks in the US?

September 3, 2018

The US has always been attractive for foreign banks but not all who dare, win.

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What is behind the US's reversal on development finance?

September 3, 2018

In a change of policy, the US administration is modernising its overseas development and foreign aid body.

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What will US policy mean for emerging markets?

September 3, 2018

Changes in US monetary policy are likely to push emerging markets to look for other alliances. Silvia Pavoni reports.

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Can the US economy keep growing?

September 3, 2018

US growth of 4.1% in the second quarter is the real ‘new normal’, says US secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross.

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US regional banks enjoy a golden age

July 4, 2018

A decade on from the sub-prime mortgage crisis, the US’s regional lenders are using their ample capitalisation as a springboard for acquisitions and digital initiatives. Jane Monahan reports.

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