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Coronavirus crisis ramps up pressure on Poland’s banks

27 March 2020 |

‘Inadequate’ stimulus package could leave banks on the hook as Covid-19 pushes Poland towards recession.

Coronavirus is particularly cruel to Brazil

27 March 2020 |

It might be too much to say the country was bouncing back before Covid-19 struck, but it was beginning to look a bit better. Not now though.

AIIB’s Jin finds strength in numbers in tough times

26 March 2020 |

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank president tells Euromoney that Asia’s global development bank is stepping up to help member countries in the face of coronavirus.

RMBS and coronavirus: Holidays from hell

26 March 2020 |

Most European residential mortgage-backed securities deals can absorb the hit from payment moratoria for now, but junior notes are at risk if the crisis persists.

Banks endorse growing calls for jointly issued sovereign coronabonds

26 March 2020 |

Essential state support programmes for bank credit to SMEs raise questions about sovereign debt sustainability that need quick and credible answers.

Debt relief for Africa as coronavirus Covid-19 crisis intensifies

26 March 2020 |

Stakeholders agree that debt relief for Africa is essential, but are mulling what form this might take.

Sideways: Private market problems are going public

25 March 2020 |

Private lending vehicles that are structured to maximize fees are looking dangerously fragile, and mismarking of asset values could spark legal disputes.

Argentine fintechs fear Fernández

25 March 2020 |

The new government’s decision to go after Mercado Libre has the sector worried.

Macaskill on markets: Hedging – is it safe?

24 March 2020 |

The Federal Reserve’s expanded bond buying commitment underscores that the safest hedge at the moment is a security that can be sold to a government.