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Australian and New Zealand banks: Is their profitability under threat and facing headwinds?

Australian and New Zealand banks: Is their profitability under threat and facing headwinds?

November 23, 2020

Australian and New Zealand banks appear to be under pressure due to the impact of Covid-19, yet with solid risk profiles both groups should be able to safeguard against the expected weakening in the economy. Hear an executive summary of the BankFocus research.

North American banks: are their profits being eroded by Covid-19-led provisioning charges?

North American banks: are their profits being eroded by Covid-19-led provisioning charges?

October 27, 2020

Like their counterparts in Europe, North American banks are seeing a substantial decline in net profits, in spite of a growth in assets and supportive measures. The rise in pre-emptive provisioning charges levied due to Covid-19 appears to be the cause. Hear an executive summary of the BankFocus research.

European banks: have their profits been squeezed by the rise in provisioning charges due to Covid-19?

European banks: have their profits been squeezed by the rise in provisioning charges due to Covid-19?

October 15, 2020

Despite maintaining a high growth rate in assets, European banks have experienced a considerable decline in net profitability. This appears to be due to a spike in provisioning expenses levied in anticipation of the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. Hear an executive summary of the BankFocus research.

Indian banks: Losses are likely to persist

Indian banks: Losses are likely to persist

September 24, 2020

With pressure from Covid-19 impacting the banks in India, we investigated their performance and key profitability and asset quality indicators and explore why the weakening trends are likely to continue.

Failing Banks: Can financial ratios predict credit events?

Failing Banks: Can financial ratios predict credit events?

August 21, 2020

In a recent analysis of five selected banks which experienced credit events recently, we explore if financial ratios can predict credit events.

Exploration of the resilience of Japanese and South Korean banks

Exploration of the resilience of Japanese and South Korean banks

July 23, 2020

In this podcast episode, we explore the resilience and profitability of Japanese and South Korean banks since 2012.

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