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International Banking

Shifting Tectonic Plates Under Global Banking

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 12.24.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

The global financial crisis has reversed an expansionary trend of international activities by banks from advanced countries that had been at play for decades.

Another Systemic Dislocation:The International Banking System Again on the Brink

Asher Edelman | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business
Asher Edelman

Since January it has become more and more apparent that the commodities exchanges, commodities brokers and banks are running "short" or even running "out" of physical gold for delivery.

Citibank Accused Of Murdering A Credit Card Deadbeat

Washington Post | Andrew Higgins | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business

The 50-year-old businessman, invited to a Citibank office in Jakarta in late March, collapsed in a tiny room set aside by the U.S. bank for question...

World's Governments Need To Do More To Regulate Banks, Says Committee

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.05.2011 | Business

Global banking reform isn’t coming fast enough for the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. On Wednesday, the Basel Committee, a Swiss-based o...

Gaddafi? Kadhafi? Arabic Names Spell Trouble For Banks

wsj.com | By DEBORAH BALL And CASSELL BRYAN-LOW | Posted 06.19.2011 | World

International banks, acting on government orders to freeze assets from Libya, Egypt and Tunisia, are scouring hundreds of millions of client files for...