Category : Banking crisis

May 17, 2018 - 6:45:14 AM

Hong Kong is taking the fight to money launderers

A Hong Kong government report says money laundering puts the city at "medium high" risk, with the banking sector risk labeled "high."

May 16, 2018 - 7:10:22 AM

Central bank gold demand was up 42%

Net central bank purchases totalled 116.5t in Q1, 42% higher y-o-y and the highest Q1 total since 2014.

May 16, 2018 - 7:08:53 AM

Thieves suck millions out of Mexican banks in transfer heist

Thieves siphoned hundreds of millions of pesos out of Mexican banks, including No. 2 Banorte, by creating phantom orders that wired funds to bogus accounts and promptly withdrew the money, two sources close to the government’s investigation said.

May 15, 2018 - 7:11:45 AM

Why negative interest rates are inevitable

The big six central banks now own 40% of global GDP, which is more than double the 17% they held before the financial crisis.

April 19, 2018 - 7:03:45 AM

ECB fears for withdrawal of €1.1TRILLION Deutsche Bank and impact on the global economy

THE EUROPEAN Central Bank has moved first to protect global financial markets from the potential chaos caused by Deutsche Bank winding down the trading of $1.1 trillion assets on its balance sheet.

April 18, 2018 - 6:15:18 AM

China central bank announces surprise cut in bank reserve requirements

China's central bank said on Tuesday it will cut the amount of cash most commercial and foreign banks.

April 10, 2018 - 3:58:38 AM

ECB Weighs Emergency Cash Injections to Smooth Bank Rescues

New instrument would require joint euro-area public guarantee.

April 3, 2018 - 8:30:09 AM

Germany wants its gold back

The German government is seeking to repatriate its physical gold to protect its economy from the threat of a new global economic crisis.

April 2, 2018 - 6:46:28 AM

HSBC to pay $100 million to end Libor rigging lawsuit in the US

HSBC has agreed to pay $100 million to end private U.S. litigation accusing it of conspiring to manipulate the Libor benchmark interest rate.

March 27, 2018 - 6:38:41 AM

Death knell tolls for the euro as more European nations repatriate gold

The latest trend among European countries of bringing home their gold reserves has been raising concerns in Brussels.

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