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Jacob Lew sets out the case for the US’ continued role in economic leadership through global engagement

US Treasury Secretary calls for IMF reform

Jacob Lew sets out the case for the US’ continued role in economic leadership through global engagement

In a speech for the Council on Foreign Relations, US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew called for the US to maintain its leading role within the global economy and financial system, through the continued cooperation with other key economic powers and global in...

The Italian financial industry comes together to prop up weak banks and boost confidence through a multi-billion euro rescue fund

Italy unveils €5bn rescue fund

The Italian financial industry comes together to prop up weak banks and boost confidence through a multi-billion euro rescue fund

In a bid to ease the concerns surrounding Italy’s tumultuous financial sector, a band of the country’s strongest banks, asset managers and insurers have come together to create a €5bn fund that will bail out weaker institutions. The announcement ...

IMF defends negative policy rates in spite of slow growth risks

IMF speaks out in support for negative interest rates

IMF defends negative policy rates in spite of slow growth risks

On April 10, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) spoke out in support of central banks adopting minus-zero nominal rates. While recognising the risks associated with negative interest rates – including the potential for inflation – slow growth and ...

Jacob Lew sets out the case for the US’ continued role in economic leadership through global engagement

US Treasury Secretary calls for IMF reform

Jacob Lew sets out the case for the US’ continued role in economic leadership through global engagement

Italy unveils €5bn rescue fund

The Italian financial industry comes together to prop up weak banks and boost confidence through a multi-billion euro rescue fund

IMF speaks out in support for negative interest rates

IMF defends negative policy rates in spite of slow growth risks

Saudi Arabia's budget has been under close scrutiny, but the Kingdom has survived tougher periods and will do so again

Realigning Saudi Arabia’s backbone

Saudi Arabia’s budget has been under close scrutiny, but the Kingdom has survived tougher periods and will do so again

KYC regulations challenge the banks

New trends in KYC banking regulations have led to a number of challenges that institutions must now contend with

Goldman Sachs loses hope for BRICS

After coining the term in the early 2000s, Goldman Sachs has ditched their in-house BRICS investment fund

Restructuring and 2015 losses lose Deutsche Bank its title as the third biggest investment bank in the world

Deutsche Bank loses No.3 spot

Restructuring and 2015 losses lose Deutsche Bank its title as the third biggest investment bank in the world

Italy’s Banco Popolare to merge with BPM

Banco Popolare and Banca Popolare di Milano Scarl’s plans to merge will create Italy’s third largest bank

Credit Suisse accelerates restructuring

Credit Suisse has announced another 2,000 in cuts to its Global Markets business, bringing the total for the year to 6,000