PopMuse: Foreign Direct Investment http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ EU regulators lift short selling ban, but could reimpose it https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/EU-regulators-lift-short-selling-ban-but-could-reimpose-it https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/EU-regulators-lift-short-selling-ban-but-could-reimpose-it Tue, 19 May 2020 16:08:24 UTC Justin Pugsley at World Six EU securities regulators coordinate the lifting of their short selling bans, but have left open the possibility of reimposing them should extreme volatility reignite again.� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ EU's Covid-19 response a big step forward https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/EU-s-Covid-19-response-a-big-step-forward https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/EU-s-Covid-19-response-a-big-step-forward Tue, 19 May 2020 13:04:35 UTC The Banker Editorial at World The proposal between France and Germany for an EU investment fund has presented a common approach to tackling the economic fallout of Covid-19. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Chinese Banks' Response During COVID-19 https://www.thebanker.com/World/Asia-Pacific/China/Chinese-Banks-Response-During-COVID-19 https://www.thebanker.com/World/Asia-Pacific/China/Chinese-Banks-Response-During-COVID-19 Tue, 19 May 2020 11:21:39 UTC Chen Kun Te at World Mr Chen Kun Te, Chief Digital Transformation Officer of FSI, Enterprise BG, Huawei, assesses the impact of COVID-19 on China’s banking industry, measures and reflections on China’s Banking industry, and his thoughts and suggestions. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Portugal acts to protect economy from tourism slump https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/Portugal/Portugal-acts-to-protect-economy-from-tourism-slump https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/Portugal/Portugal-acts-to-protect-economy-from-tourism-slump Mon, 18 May 2020 11:08:52 UTC Peter Wise at World Rather than celebrate a return to growth this year, Portugal has suffered an economic shock as Covid-19 hammers tourism. Is government action enough or does crisis require a unified European response? http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Portuguese banks return favour on financial aid https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/Portugal/Portuguese-banks-return-favour-on-financial-aid https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/Portugal/Portuguese-banks-return-favour-on-financial-aid Fri, 15 May 2020 11:44:11 UTC Peter Wise at World Portugal’s banks are optimistic that the resilience gained in the decade since they were bailed out will help them to not only survive but also support the economy.� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ CIBC FirstCaribbean tops Caricom ranking https://www.thebanker.com/World/Americas/CIBC-FirstCaribbean-tops-Caricom-ranking https://www.thebanker.com/World/Americas/CIBC-FirstCaribbean-tops-Caricom-ranking Thu, 14 May 2020 17:24:53 UTC Silvia Pavoni at World Caribbean banks have increased their capital and grown assets�– but may not escape the fallout of a region hard hit by the plunge in tourism. Silvia Pavoni reports. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ukraine reform agenda takes hit but keeps momentum https://www.thebanker.com/World/Central-Eastern-Europe/Ukraine-reform-agenda-takes-hit-but-keeps-momentum https://www.thebanker.com/World/Central-Eastern-Europe/Ukraine-reform-agenda-takes-hit-but-keeps-momentum Thu, 14 May 2020 12:01:17 UTC Kit Gillet at World As Ukraine battles geopolitical headwinds to reboot its economy, continued EBRD funding is contingent on the country’s reform programme. But while the pandemic may have slowed reforms it should not derail them. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ukraine’s lenders experienced at handling crises https://www.thebanker.com/World/Central-Eastern-Europe/Ukraine-s-lenders-experienced-at-handling-crises https://www.thebanker.com/World/Central-Eastern-Europe/Ukraine-s-lenders-experienced-at-handling-crises Thu, 14 May 2020 11:55:55 UTC Kit Gillet at World Ukraine’s banks have gone from a bumper 2019, to an uncertain 2020 because of the Covid-19 crisis. In any resultant shake-out, consolidation may leave the system in a stronger overall position. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Indonesia’s banks resilience revealed by Asean ranking https://www.thebanker.com/World/Asia-Pacific/Indonesia-s-banks-resilience-revealed-by-Asean-ranking https://www.thebanker.com/World/Asia-Pacific/Indonesia-s-banks-resilience-revealed-by-Asean-ranking Wed, 13 May 2020 16:30:10 UTC Kimberley Long at World The Banker’s Asean Best-performing Banks ranking demonstrates how a strong bank needs more than just ample Tier 1 capital. Kimberley Long looks at how leading lenders in Indonesia and Malaysia are built on solid foundations.� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ What Italy can learn from the rise in digital payments https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/Italy/What-Italy-can-learn-from-the-rise-in-digital-payments https://www.thebanker.com/World/Western-Europe/Italy/What-Italy-can-learn-from-the-rise-in-digital-payments Thu, 07 May 2020 09:52:57 UTC Liliana Fratini Passi at World With the Covid-19 lockdown driving greater online activity, the financial sector should ensure it builds on this acceleration by supporting businesses’ digital infrastructure, says�Liliana Fratini Passi�of Italian payments consortium CBI. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/