Report: Market Valuation of 14 Banking Giants Shed $635 Billion This Year

Report: Market Valuation of 14 Banking Giants Shed $635 Billion This YearThe world’s largest banks lost a considerable amount of market valuation amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report that estimates financial incumbents lost $635 billion. Between December 2019 and August 2020, the market caps of 14 major banking institutions lost upwards of 30-50% during the time period. A newly published report written by […]

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Major Chinese Banks Bar Customers From Buying Gold, Precious Metals

Major Chinese Banks Bar Customers From Buying Gold, Precious MetalsMajor Chinese banks have taken measures to prevent customers from buying gold, platinum, palladium, and other precious metal-related products through them. The Shanghai Gold Exchange also says it may take necessary measures to curb gold trading to “protect investors.” Chinese Banks and Regulators to ‘Cool Gold Rush’ Chinese regulators and major banks are taking measures […]

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Escalating Bank Runs Spur Chinese Government to Require Approval for Large Cash Transactions

Escalating Bank Runs Spur Chinese Government to Require Approval for Large Cash TransactionsA series of bank runs has prompted the Chinese government to begin requiring approval for large cash deposits and withdrawals at commercial banks, starting with banks in a northern province. Recently, two bank runs happened within a week as people lost faith in financial institutions amid unprecedented economic contraction. China’s Efforts to Prevent Bank Runs […]

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5 Chinese Banks Say Legal Crypto Traders’ Accounts Will Not Be Frozen as Police Widen Crackdown

5 Chinese Banks Say Legal Crypto Traders' Accounts Will Not Be Frozen as Police Widen CrackdownFollowing reports that Chinese authorities are freezing bank accounts of cryptocurrency traders, five banks have reportedly clarified their policies. They confirmed that accounts with legal crypto transactions will not be frozen. However, some people claim that their accounts have been frozen without involvement in illegal activities. Crypto Traders’ Bank Accounts Frozen Chinese police have been […]

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Crypto Facilitates Money Transfer for Restricted China

Crypto Facilitates Money Transfer for Restricted ChinaCrypto is not illegal in China, but it is illegal for banks and financial institutions to deal in crypto. It’s also illegal to send or receive over $50,000 in fiat money without government permission. Restrictive banking regulations, international trade wars, and a surveillance state in the midst of political unrest mean that transferring money can […]

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Crypto Facilitates Money Transfer for Restricted China

Crypto Facilitates Money Transfer for Restricted ChinaCrypto is not illegal in China, but it is illegal for banks and financial institutions to deal in crypto. It’s also illegal to send or receive over $50,000 in fiat money without government permission. Restrictive banking regulations, international trade wars, and a surveillance state in the midst of political unrest mean that transferring money can […]

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