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.
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?
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.
In a recent analysis of five selected banks which experienced credit events recently, we explore if financial ratios can predict credit events.
In this podcast episode, we explore the resilience and profitability of Japanese and South Korean banks since 2012.