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  • CEE locals step up but internationals still in the game

    CEE locals step up but internationals still in the game

    Domestic lenders across central and eastern Europe, often government owned, have stepped up during the coronavirus pandemic to provide substantially more funding than ever before. But international bankers still see plenty of syndicated lending opportunities in the region.

  • Belarus unrest leaves investors wary

    Belarus unrest leaves investors wary

    Political unrest in Belarus has thrown up difficult questions for emerging market investors, as ESG concerns rise and those who would buy still not seeing an attractive opportunity to do so.

  • CEE lenders step up for local clients

    CEE lenders step up for local clients

    Local lenders in central and eastern Europe have stepped up for local clients during the coronavirus pandemic. Structural factors will help them fortify their position against international banks should infections rise again.

  • Turkish lira madness keeps bond plans on ice

    Turkish lira madness keeps bond plans on ice

    A tumultuous week in Turkish currency markets ended with the lira hitting new lows against the dollar and the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey finally taking action to try and calm volatility. Amid such swings, a sovereign bond issue looks unlikely.

  • BoE floats ‘temporary changes’ to capital buffers

    BoE floats ‘temporary changes’ to capital buffers

    The Bank of England has said it may be necessary to make ‘temporary changes’ to capital buffers in the UK, owing to concerns that the existing framework could discourage banks from lending during the coronavirus pandemic.

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