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December 2011 / January 2012: Special ReportContents
SPECIAL REPORT: Fears & Fortunes - Europe and China in 2012
New year revolutions! Take your pick – Sovereign debt in Europe, new challenges in UK banking, more restrictive regulations for everyone, but excitement in the Far East.
The regulators and challengersA new year brings new challenges for the banking industry. SHAYLA WALMSLEY examines the entry into the market of new competitors promising a fresh approach to customer service, while another wave of regulation aims to ringfence retail banking businesses.
Dark clouds on the horizonThe eurozone outlook for 2012 remains grim, says SHAYLA WALMSLEY. What shocks lie ahead?
The rise of the redbackChina’s renminbi is on its way to becoming a reserve currency. HSBC experts, THOMAS POON and IAN TANDY, evaluate the implications for businesses.
Two sides to the storyTOM JOWITT asks if the Vickers Report will deliver for British businesses and gathers opinion from both the business community and the banking sector.
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