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July 1, 2022

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. July 01, 2022

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

April 5, 2022

Europe | How is the banking sector facing up to the war in Ukraine?

Despite limited exposures, we are likely to see impairments in banks' loan portfolios, an increase in the operational risk resulting from sanctions and a fall in profitability of the most-exposed banks which, in some cases, could erode part of their capital.

February 9, 2022

China Banking Monitor

Although the NPL ratio in the banking system declined as banks sped up the disposal of bad loans, asset risk remained high amid the repeated pandemic threats and the slow recovery. The risks associated with Evergrande’s fallout are manageable although it will take a longer time for the banking sector to absorb the shock.

August 31, 2021

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. Aug 31, 2021

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

August 9, 2021

Europe | European banking: increasing the stress on an already stressed scenario

On July 30, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published the results of the stress tests it regularly carries out on the major European Union banks. The top 50 banks (covering 70% of total EU banking assets) were analyzed for a baseline and an adverse scenario over a three-year horizon.

July 20, 2021

Global | A vector autoregressive model for banking stress testing

We describe the Risk-GVAR 1.0, a Global Vector Autoregressive (GVAR) macroeconometric model designed to lend support to the internal stress testing exercises that banks, complying with prudential regulations, perform periodically to assess the adequacy of their current levels of capital.

July 2, 2021

Mexico | How is the Investment in Mexico going?

Investment is one of the key factors of an economy because it not only determines the current level of GDP but it is crucial to define the future growth rate because it is through investment that the capital stock of a country is increased

August 13, 2020

Mexico | The worrying drop in investment

Investment in Mexico has been falling in recent years. This is a worrying trend. This component of aggregate demand is of fundamental importance since it determines the long-term productive capacity and, therefore, the potential growth rate of the economy.