Posts tagged ‘banks’

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    How to improve financial stability

    CoCo issuances have risen strongly year-on-year since the first CoCos were issued in November 2009… more

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    How bank bonuses affect profits and risk

    It is rare that bank regulators confront each other in public, as happened recently when Andrew Bailey, the… more

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    What next for Europe’s banks?

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has announced the results of “stress tests”, which assess whether or… more

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    Why financial regulation is still failing

    The global system of financial regulation is extraordinarily complex. Partly for that reason, it is little… more

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    The challenge of regulating Europe’s banks

    The well-publicized troubles of Portugal’s Banco Espírito Santo this summer have reminded us that the… more

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    Can sending money home spur economic growth?

    The goals of the post-2015 development agenda cannot be achieved without strong… more

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    Corporate governance alone won’t prevent the next banking crisis

    Bank distress during the recent crisis caused significant damage to the real economy… more

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    How technology is reshaping finance

    Regulation and technological innovation were high on the agenda at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting… more

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    Why the US should end quantitative easing

    Global financial markets were stunned when the US Federal Reserve announced on September 18 that it… more

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    Five years on from the financial crisis, what has changed?

    Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Forum:Blog will be publishing a number of personal… more

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    Learning the lessons of the financial crisis

    Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Forum:Blog will be publishing a number of personal… more

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    What is shadow banking?

    There is much confusion about what shadow banking is and why it may create (systemic) risks: Some… more

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    In defence of the European Central Bank

    August 2 marked the first anniversary of the European Central Bank’s “outright monetary… more

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    Are we heading for another financial crisis?

    After two months of volatility in global financial markets, major equity indices in the United States have… more

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    Class review for the outgoing central bankers

    With leadership transitions at many central banks either under way or coming soon, many of those who… more

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    Why China’s economic rebalancing is good news

    The punditocracy has once again succumbed to the “China Crash” syndrome – a malady that seems to… more

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    What is ailing the BRICS and other emerging markets?

    During the last few years, a lot of hype has been heaped on the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and… more

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    Europe’s zombie banks

    What is wrong with Europe’s banks? The short answer is that the sector is too large, has too little… more