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Fed delays key parts of Volcker Rule
19 Dec 2014

The Federal Reserve Bank in Washington DC has announced an extension of the implementation of key parts of the Volcker Rule: in effect this means that US banks now have until 2017 to comply with rules limiting their involvement in certain investment activities  deemed risky in light of the 2008 financial crisis


Georgian banks 'best placed' in region to weather Russian financial storm
19 Dec 2014

The ongoing Russian rouble crisis could have serious implications for the banking sectors in countries that were part of the former Soviet Union, financial analyst Bruce Packard told Lafferty Insights


Standard Chartered sells Hong Kong consumer finance business
17 Dec 2014

In a move that many industry observers see as a further indication that it has turned its back on retail banking, Standard Chartered has agreed to sell its consumer finance businesses in Hong Kong and Shenzhen for an undisclosed sum to a consortium led by China Travel Financial Holdings Company


Irish central bank notes banking profitability but flags wider dangers
17 Dec 2014

The Irish central bank has warned that house price growth in the capital city of Dublin is now higher than it was during the 2006 property bubble that led to the collapse of the Irish banking system and an EU/ECB/IMF bailout for the country


Three UK banks found wanting in stress tests
17 Dec 2014

The financial resilience of three of the UK’s leading high street banks has been called into question following Bank of England stress tests designed to see if they could withstand a domestic financial crisis marked by a significant fall in house prices, soaring unemployment and a surge in interest rates


Itaś sets its sights on Banamex as possible entry point into Mexican retail banking market
17 Dec 2014

Itaú Unibanco is looking to gain a foothold in the retail banking market in Mexico as part of ongoing efforts to expand its operations across South America


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IARB co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/p01m9IARB co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report.