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The solidity of the banking system opens up opportunities for SMEs

The good times that the Honduran banking sector is going through could encourage the development of projects by entrepreneurs and owners of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, who need access to credit to strengthen or reopen their businesses. Despite the somewhat unfavorable context in Honduras due to the pandemic and …

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Net credit to government from banking system increased by Rs. 212.5 billion in Dec 2021 – The Island

During the period January to November 2021, government revenue increased to Rs. 1,322.0 billion from Rs. 1,259.1 billion recorded during the corresponding period of 2020, and during the same period, the overall fiscal deficit increased to Rs. 1,709.3 billion from Rs. 1,576.4, according to the Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s …

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Commercial banks extended N5 billion loan to private sector in 2021 —CBN

Nigerian banks extended 5.1 trillion naira in credit to private sector actors in 2021, with total credit to the private sector now standing at 36.7 trillion naira. The figure is in line with the latest money and credit statistics from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) published on its website. …

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Private sector borrowing from commercial banks hit N36.7 trillion – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has revealed that the country’s private sectors borrowed as much as N5.1 trillion naira from commercial banks in 2021. The apex bank in its Money and Credit Statistics published on its official website noted that total credit to the private sector now stands at …

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SBP penalizes five commercial banks

CARACHI: The Central Bank of Pakistan has fined five commercial banks Rs 57.8 million for violating rules and regulations during the quarter ended December 31, 2021. Citing the nature of the breach committed by the banks, the central bank said they had committed “a breach of regulatory instructions relating to …

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The economic shock of the COVID pandemic has been well resisted by the commercial banking system: economic survey

“The economic shock of the pandemic has been weathered well so far by the commercial banking system, although some lagged impact is still ongoing,” the 2021-22 economic survey said. The study, tabled in Parliament by Finance and Union Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, also notes that bank credit growth stands at …

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How the digital dollar would be a better digital currency than crypto: Fed

A new report from the Federal Reserve has opened the door to debate around a central bank digital currency. The Fed avoided taking sides for or against the idea and instead raised a number of pros and cons. A CBDC could boast many of the benefits of crypto without the …

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Rep Emmer makes huge claim on central bank digital currency

SARTELL, MN – FEBRUARY 22: Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) answers a question during a town hall on … [+] February 22, 2017 in Sartell, Minnesota. Emmer has been asked questions ranging from health care to immigration to education policy. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) Getty Images This week, Rep. Tom …

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Government borrowing from commercial banks increases 23% in nine months to 2.1 billion naira

The three levels of government approached the Laons Commercial Bank to finance various projects across the country This continued borrowing saw the amount of loans from banks increase by more than 23% from January to September. Besides the private sectors of the government operating in agriculture, education, oil and gas, …

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Reviews | Bitcoin, inflation and the mistaken fear of government money creation

I had fun yesterday with a tweet from Josh Mandel, future MAGA Senator from Ohio, who declared his allegiance to core American values: God, family and Bitcoin. I didn’t have space to talk about some of the things he said about Bitcoin, which is really at the center of his …

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Net foreign assets of the banking system increase by EGP 23.923 billion in September 2021: CBE

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said the net foreign assets of the local banking system increased by an equivalent of EGP 23.923 billion to around EGP 186.313 billion in September 2021 from around EGP 162.390 billion. EGP in August 2021. In its monthly report on Wednesday, the CBE explained …

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Scheduled commercial bank gross NPAs down to 6.9% in Q2 FY22: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its “Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2020-21” report, stated that gross non-performing assets of commercial banks (SCBs) declined by 8.2% at end- March 2020 to 7.3% at the end of March 2021 and 6.9% at the end of September 2021. The …

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Digital Currency: Banks Raise Disintermediation Concerns Over RBI’s Digital Currency Plans

Mumbai: Government and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conduct detailed analysis on the impact that a central bank digital currency (CBDC) would have on the Indian banking sector as a whole, and what reduced disintermediation would mean for commercial banks which have so far all the cards in hand as …

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banking system: how to slice up and slice up banking licenses to create a safer banking system

If data is the new oil, digital platforms must be new oil platforms. So the news that NITI Aayog is pushing for digital banking licenses to establish new banks in the cloud, but within reach through personal electronic devices, is therefore not surprising. But the devil, as always, is in …

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FM Nirmala Sitharaman, Marketing and Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (file photo) The government has no proposal to recognize Bitcoin as a currency in the country, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday in a response to the Lok Sabha. She also informed the House that the government does not collect data on Bitcoin transactions. That …

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Japanese Banks Prepare to Test Digital Currency • NFCW

DIGITAL CURRENCY: The forum offers a linked infrastructure at two levels including a common area and a business process area A consortium of more than 70 banks, financial service providers and other leading companies in Japan will conduct a series of proof of concept (PoC) trials of a digital currency …

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Turkey faces threat of inflation and currency crisis after the pound falls

ANKARA: The Central Bank of Turkey meeting was held on Thursday amid heated debates over high interest rates and the continued depreciation of the Turkish lira against foreign currencies. As expected, the central bank cut rates by another 100 basis points, pushing the pound down to a new all-time low. …

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UK to consult on possible central bank digital currency

A person walks past the Bank of England in London, Britain on October 31, 2021. REUTERS / Tom Nicholson / File Photo LONDON, Nov. 9 (Reuters) – The Bank of England and the UK Department of Finance announced on Tuesday that they would hold a formal consultation next year on …

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Hong Kong’s Unique History with Currency May Be Valuable for Crypto

Even official money is almost private in Hong Kong, with people interchangeably using IOUs from its three note-issuing banks. But as central banks around the world plan to digitize cash, can this arrangement hold up? Or will the city’s 7.5 million residents have to transact in a brand new currency, …

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Moody’s revises outlook for Indian banking system from negative to stable

Bombay, October 19 (IANS): Moody’s revised the outlook for the Indian banking system from stable to negative, suggesting that the deterioration in asset quality since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic has been moderate and that an improving operating environment will support asset quality. In its outlook on the banking …

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Authorities toughen rules to limit foreign currency outflows

In light of dwindling foreign exchange reserves, falling remittances and rising imports, the government has started to tighten rules to limit the outflow of foreign currency. The Immigration Department has reduces the minimum exchange rate the amount Nepalese citizens traveling abroad must take with them from $ 500 to $ …

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Akufo-Addo begs commercial banks to cut rates

Ghana’s banks were burned by the president in August for high lending rates. Akufo-Addo tasked the Board of Directors of the Bank of Ghana to ensure that the gaping gap between the central bank’s monetary policy rate and the commercial bank lending rate is closed. “This is a gap that …

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Growth of currency in circulation falls – BoG

The currency in circulation that determines the level of liquidity in an economy is declining, raising concerns that the economy is facing a liquidity problem. According to the Bank of Ghana’s financial and economic data summary, the growth of foreign exchange outside banks increased by 18.3% in August 2021. This …

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CBE announces financial soundness indicators for the Egyptian banking system in the first half of 2021

Loan and discount balances registered around EGP 2.903 billion, while the equity portfolio and banks’ investments in treasury bills registered EGP 2.87 billion. In addition, CBE said that the total capital of banks in Egypt stood at EGP 185.357 billion in June 2021, up from EGP 177.920 billion in March …

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Commercial banks account for over 93% of premium payments to DICGC in FY21

Bank of Baroda has also put up for sale a home loan account. Regular commercial banks account for over 93% of premium payments to the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) in FY21, according to the company’s annual report for the year. It’s even like the majority of bailouts …

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Black entrepreneurs in New York think banking system is closed to them

Over 60% of startup owners and 40% of established business owners surveyed were unable to secure a bank loan or institutional capital from a finance company between 2015 and 2020. Additionally, around 80% of startups surveyed had incomes of less than $ 50,000. The survey found that there were great …

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Government to borrow Rs4.8tr from commercial banks

KARACHI: The government plans to borrow Rs.480 trillion from commercial banks over the next three months against the issuance of its sovereign bonds such as Pakistani investment bonds (GDP), treasury bills to partially repay the previous debt and partly to finance its projects. The breakdown suggests that the finance ministry …

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Are vaccines the new age global currency in 2021

Researchers around the world have been working at an unprecedented rate to advance more than 100 vaccine candidates after the depth and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic was finally revealed. However, most of the infrastructure and funds necessary for the research, production and distribution of effective vaccine candidates have been …

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Tackling high lending rates from commercial banks

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo urged the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to close the gap between its monetary policy rate and commercial bank lending rates to bolster the country’s rapid growth. He said it was not fair that the central bank’s monetary policy rate stood …

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Tackling High Commercial Bank Lending Rates – Chairman of the BoG

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo urged the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to close the gap between its monetary policy rate and commercial bank lending rates to bolster the country’s rapid growth. He said it was not fair that the central bank’s monetary policy rate stood at 13.5% while commercial banks …

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Is a wave of bankruptcies about to hit the global banking system?

Through John manning, international banker As the pandemic swept the world early last year, many expected an increase in bankruptcies to materialize following prolonged shutdowns, which have severely curtailed economic activity. But with most governments moving quickly to implement emergency measures for businesses, the number of bankruptcies completed during the …

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The Nigerian banking system is changing as “Shashe Banking” changes

The Nigerian banking system is changing rapidly and experiencing a liquidity shortage following a plethora of policies by Nigeria’s central bank that have succeeded in creating sharp increases in double-digit money market deposit rates. A recent Nairametrics survey suggests that banks offer institutional clients (such as pension funds, fund managers) …

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Here is the Top 4 international commercial banks accounting for Togo’s 2020 debt

OVERVIEW OF REFORMS START A BUSINESS (More information) At the fifteenth position in the world and first in Africa, under the start a business Doing Business 2020 ranking index, Togo maintains its reform dynamic with more reforms…. EXECUTION OF CONTRACTS (More information) Compared to a few years ago, when it …

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Backbone of the African banking system: development finance institutions

With patient capital and high risk tolerance, they hold the largest portfolio in Africa, directing significant resources to enable the continent’s banks and private investors to finance business growth. According to our data from Asoko Insight, the 15 European DFIs, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Canada’s FinDev and the United …

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Non-resident deposits in commercial banks exceed overall deposit growth in March: QCB

Qatar’s banking system saw non-resident deposits surpass overall deposit growth in March, indicating foreign investors’ “optimistic” perceptions of the country’s financial system.Public sector deposits from commercial banks were seen in a weakening mode; while those in the private sector increased during the review period, according to central bank data.Total commercial …

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Commercial banks might not dodge CBDC disruptions

While carefully avoiding anticipating the findings of his new central bank digital currency task force, Sir Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor, Financial Stability, Bank of England, declined to worry about the disruption. potential that the introduction of the CBDC could cause to UK businesses. banks. “They have already had to reinvent …

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Exposure of commercial bank loans to government reaches 1.8 trillion naira | The Guardian Nigeria News

As the loan portfolio of commercial banks exceeds 20tr Total commercial loans to government, at all levels, amounted to N1700 billion at the end of last year, an increase of about 18% from the N1.5 trillion reported in December 2019. This comes as the total stock of commercial loans taken …

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What Libra Means For Money Creation

When Facebook announced its intention last June to issue a digital currency, Libra, the official industry was put on hold in its initial response. Central banks could not be seen as being too overtly unwelcoming to innovation and new ideas, but also, the concept hit quite directly the sovereign privilege …

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Martin Wolf on Creating Funny Money

With his latest column on the nature of money and credit in the modern monetary system, the FT’s Martin Wolf delves deeper into the dark depths of the ‘what is money’ debate. Anyone who has speculated on the importance and effects of QE over the past five years should probably …

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THE CONCEPT OF VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL MONETARY CREATION

There has been a lot of confusion here in recent weeks with reference to several articles I have written on the creditworthiness of the United States (see here), the creditworthiness of the United States, and how an exchange rate monetary system floating non-convertible works. I have found that the overwhelming …

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