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SEC warns Coinbase over proposed yield product

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission has threatened to sue the crypto exchange Coinbase if it launches its planned lending product. 

BTG Pactual outperforms Brazilian peers

September 1, 2021

BTG Pactual showed good profitability, as Brazil dealt with its worst year in decades

Banco de Bogotá takes Colombian performance prize

September 1, 2021

Banco de Bogotá outperformed its peers and has grown at a faster rate than the leader, Bancolombia.

Morgan Stanley leads as US banks feel profit squeeze

September 1, 2021

Morgan Stanley takes the lead, but on its heels are two more traditional lenders.

Toronto Dominion Bank heads Canada’s big six

September 1, 2021

Toronto Dominion Bank claims the top slot for best overall performance among Canada’s banks, while dominant lender RBC is the most profitable.

Inbursa outperforms Mexican rivals

September 1, 2021

Better profitability, efficiency and return on risk put Banco Inbursa ahead of its peers in 2020.

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As inflation risk rises, banks should step up stress tests

August 18, 2021

In the current environment, it’s hard to predict how inflation will play out, and banks should weigh up all possible outcomes.

Argentina’s volatile outlook adds to bank challenges

August 16, 2021

Return on equity at the country’s leading lenders has fluctuated in recent years due to a volatile economic environment.

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Steady Guatemalan banks navigate Covid-19 fallout

August 12, 2021

The country’s largest banks have sufficient capital to absorb larger credit losses resulting from the pandemic.

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Jamaica begins ‘retail’ CBDC pilot

August 12, 2021

The Bank of Jamaica has distributed $1.5m in central bank digital currencies to authorised institutions.