News and information about COVID-19. Learn more about the pandemic and its impact on the world economy and financial centers.

Despite the crises: students are optimistic

Member, COVID-19

The Corona pandemic is still not over, while the next crisis with global repercussions is already raging. Nevertheless, the majority of students are optimistic about their professional future.

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The future of the European banking sector

COVID-19, Financial Centre

The future of the European banking sector – What to come after the Corona crisis? A scenario study by FMF member KPMG examines scenarios for the future of the European banking sector, particularly in the post-Corona pandemic environment.

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Digital Central Bank Currencies

COVID-19, Events, Financial Centre, International, Member

The implementation of a digitally generated currency – the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) – is currently the topic everyones talking about. At present, the European Central Bank – here in Frankfurt, is examining under which conditions the digital euro could be introduced safely.

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With asset quality on the brink, supervisors’ focus on credit risk is growing

COVID-19, International, Member

Key observations from the first quarter of 2021 and what banks can expect going forward.

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AFME/OMFIF European Financial Integration Conference

Events, COVID-19, International

The AFME/OMFIF European Financial Integration Conference  – taking place on 14 & 15 June 2021 – will focus on the impacts...
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Supporting SMEs with sustained post-pandemic economic recovery

COVID-19, Financial Centre, International

WAIFC Survey: International financial centers, national governments, central banks, regulators and supranationals relief measures to sustain the private sector and SMEs.

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CFS survey on “Impacts of Covid-19 on the German banking sector”

COVID-19, Press Releases, TOP-NEWS

German financial sector anticipates wave of insolvencies and accelerated branch closures due to pandemic.

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WAIFC Publication: Sustainable finance in a post-pandemic world

International, COVID-19, Financial Centre

This WAIFC report provides practical and impactful recommendations on the role that financial centers can play to support the economic recovery through the sustainability agenda.

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Globalization amid the impact of the Pandemic

International, COVID-19, TOP-NEWS

Since the 1990s, globalization has lifted hundreds of millions from poverty and led the world to unique prosperity. It has fostered wealth creation, knowledge sharing and technological leapfrogs. It carries the seed of any effective and efficient solution to this and any future pandemic.

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Broadridge: Financial firms adapt to a new digital environment

Member, COVID-19, FinTech

According to a report by Broadridge Financial Solutions, financial firms faced a need for technology transformation even before the...
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