Covid-19 effects on banking increase risk for investors: research

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As part of the covid-19 policy solution, banks are benefiting from an easing of regulatory requirements. While this is generally supportive for banks' fundamentals, risks for some investors could increase, according to research published today by Scope Ratings. Regulators have responded quickly to ensure that banks are able to support the economy, taking measures to increase the amount of capital available to banks, easing requirements and exercising flexibility to soften the impact of expected credit losses. "While these measures are generally supportive of bank fundamentals, the imp...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.