FX: Big corporates ramp up algo usage

FX: Big corporates ramp up algo usage

By PAUL GOLDEN

The most active corporate FX traders have once again ramped up their use of algos, recognizing the potential for cost savings and risk management.

The growth of green credit

The growth of green credit

By HELEN AVERY

Danone’s inks €2 billion ESG-tied credit facility; European firms dominate sustainable borrowing.

Pakistan: A quiet sort of military might

Pakistan: A quiet sort of military might

By ERIC ELLIS

It is perhaps no surprise that in a supposedly democratic nation that has been ruled by generals for 33 of its 71 years of independence, the military has an outsized role in Pakistan’s economy.

G20 ministers wrestle with cryptocurrency oversight

G20 ministers wrestle with cryptocurrency oversight

By SOLOMON TEAGUE

Finance ministers and central bankers at the G20 have called for greater global coordination in their approach to cryptocurrencies, but that looks a remote prospect when different regulatory bodies in the same country cannot agree a strategy.

China: Foreign banks breathe easier

China: Foreign banks breathe easier

Life for foreign banks in China should be easier now that the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) has made important changes to the rules governing their activities that should create a more level playing field.

PBoC shines in regulatory shake-up

PBoC shines in regulatory shake-up

China is bringing its banking and insurance watchdogs under one roof, and experts say the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) is the real winner, with an even broader mandate.