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Morocco bounces back from 2020’s perfect storm

June 24, 2021

Planned economic reforms are boosting confidence in Morocco, despite the setbacks of the pandemic and a drought.

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Morocco’s banking sector holds steady

June 24, 2021

Morocco’s banks have come through the dual hit to the economy of Covid-19 and a drought.

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FDI targets Mexican fintechs as consumer behaviour begins to shift

June 23, 2021

In the first quarter of 2021, foreign fintech investment created 351 jobs, compared to 27 created in traditional financial services, according to fDi Markets.

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Digitisation helps Indian banks to survive pandemic stresses

June 23, 2021

India’s banks have continued to evolve during the Covid-19 crisis, leading to hopes of a quick bounceback. 

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Ambitious US infrastructure programme offers boost for banks

June 22, 2021

There are opportunities for banks in president Joe Biden’s $1.7tn infrastructure plans, but also challenges.

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Czech Republic confident of rebound despite looming inflation and election

June 21, 2021

The country's deep pockets enabled the government to react swiftly to buoy up the economy in the wake of the pandemic.

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Robust Czech banks eye digital future

June 21, 2021

The Czech banking sector has survived the pandemic with relatively low non-performing loans and high liquidity. 

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Will the European Commission give ground over Basel III output floor?

June 18, 2021

Critics say proposed minimum capital requirements will disadvantage EU banks and hamper the eurozone’s recovery from Covid-19.

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Which way will the US Fed jump?

June 17, 2021

The direction of US Treasury yields will depend on the way that the Fed exits from its ultra-loose monetary policy.

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China’s CBDC rollout gathers momentum

June 16, 2021

The People’s Bank of China has set up a joint venture with Swift, and has conducted experiments with other central banks.

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