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Special Report on International Banking

by David De La Torre

The Economist’s special report on International Banking features the following articles:

Ten years on examines how are the world’s banks doing a decade after the crisis.

When the music stopped gives a brief history of the 2007–8 crisis.

Sheep and goats looks at how American banks have recovered well, but many European ones have not.

After Dodd-Frank explores how many American banks think they are over-regulated whereas others disagree.

Bother over Basel argues that Basel 3, an international capital-adequacy standard, is unloved but much needed.

Friends or Foes reports that the expected battle between banks and technology companies has not erupted.

How safe are banks? answers that they are safer than they were, but another crisis cannot be ruled out.