Capital increases with the shovel

Capital increases with the shovel. The capital increases of the banks are not reassuring because they are not used to finance new sources of growth but aim to meet the Basel 3 solvency criteria (soon Basel 4). Clearly, this is …

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The important weight of shadow banking

The important weight of shadow banking. Little quoted in the financial media, shadow banking (financial system without supervision of the regulatory circuit) has experienced a meteoric growth after the crisis of 2008. According to the latest report of the Financial …

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Low profitability

Low profitability = Fear of their business model. The second fundamental reason for not investing in banking stocks is their low profitability compared to equity after the 2008 crisis. The latter put pressure on the regulatory, fiscal and legislative tightening …

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Basic reasons not to buy bank stocks

basic reasons not to buy bank stocks. Since the Brexit, the banking sector is getting a good health stock market. The prospect of the Fed raising interest rates in November or December, and the ECB and the BOJ no longer …

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Less expensive oil: opportunity or threat?

Less expensive oil: opportunity or threat? Already, such a fall has effects only if it is prolonged. Is it only possible? The analyzes on the subject indicate that these basic prices will be the norm during the next 2-3 years. …

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Brain cancer

Brain cancer: a promising experimental treatment.A 50-year-old patient with glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive brain tumor, tested an experimental treatment. A year later, he is still alive. According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, immunotherapy could …

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A global currency to replace the dollar?

A global currency to replace the dollar? a utopia! Since the financial crisis moved and emanated from the United States, many voices have come out in favor of creating a currency that would be accepted globally. They emanate mainly from …

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Exchange rate: definition

Exchange rate: definition. The exchange rate of a currency is the price at which a person buys or sells that currency for another currency. The value of one currency is always calculated in relation to another currency: each currency therefore …

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