Banking

Ponomarenko: Chinese liquidity injection restored faith in Ukraine’s banking system

Lead member of the National Bank of Ukraine calls a currency swap with China as the “biggest and brightest” point in the country’s recent history

Serhii Ponomarenko, Director of Open Market Operations Department of the National Bank of Ukraine, speaks to World Finance about how the Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement remains a key trigger in rebuilding the country’s depressed marketplace. ...

Is Germany the lynchpin in keeping the single currency alive?

Economist John Mills and former financial attaché for the Netherlands at the EU Hans Hack speak to World Finance about the role Germany will play in securing a future for the EU

Economists debate whether Germany can be trusted to accept mutual acceptance of credit risk and other structural reforms to keep the single currency alive. ...

Greek tragedy unfolds as banks go into meltdown mode

Greek government closes banks and imposes capital controls in order to stave off a financial crisis

Following the announcement of a snap referendum, thousands of people across the country began drawing cash from their local ATMs over the weekend. In a bid to prevent more funds from being withdrawn and avert financial collapse, on June 29, the government...

Ponomarenko: Chinese liquidity injection restored faith in Ukraine’s banking system

Lead member of the National Bank of Ukraine calls a currency swap with China as the “biggest and brightest” point in the country’s recent history

Is Germany the lynchpin in keeping the single currency alive?

Economist John Mills and former financial attaché for the Netherlands at the EU Hans Hack speak to World Finance about the role Germany will play in securing a future for the EU

Greek tragedy unfolds as banks go into meltdown mode

Greek government closes banks and imposes capital controls in order to stave off a financial crisis

Homegrown banks in the UK are undergoing dramatic restructuring, but a pending FCA investigation will help mitigate the decay of British investment banking

British banks shrink when probed

Homegrown banks in the UK are undergoing dramatic restructuring, but a pending FCA investigation will help mitigate the decay of British investment banking

BTG Pactual on weathering Brazil’s economic storm

Despite Brazil’s recent slump in financial growth, the Latin American private banking sector has continued to thrive amid a number of challenging reforms

KFH Capital Investment Company: GCC is opening up to real estate

In the past, Real Estate Investment Trusts have been prevented from reaching their full potential in the GCC, but changing investor attitudes are providing opportunities for growth

A handful of customers form new relationships with banks on a regular basis, so for growth in the banking industry to remain steady, existing customers must be a continual core focus

Saudi Hollandi Bank puts SMEs at the core of customer focus

A handful of customers form new relationships with banks on a regular basis, so for growth in the banking industry to remain steady, existing customers must be a continual core focus

Asia’s new millionaires make investments a family affair

A scepticism towards traditional banking, combined with a chronic talent shortage, has laid the groundwork for an Asian family office market to flourish

Zenith Bank: Nigeria’s economy ‘healthier than ever before’

The banking industry is fuelling Nigeria’s economic recovery, with firms such as Zenith Bank set to play a crucial role in the country’s future