Wed, 5 Sep 2012: Latvian banks awash with Eastern money flows…

While the deposits can buoy credit, they risk banking stability, the International Monetary Fund says. Regulation and client vetting aren’t up to scratch, according to the United Nations and...

Thu, 17 Dec 2009: The week’s top news in world financial markets from Maximus Capital…

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the largest sources of mortgage money in the U.S., have used $111.6 billion of their $400 billion in backup financing in less than a year. The companies say their 10...

Wed, 9 Dec 2009: The week’s top news in world financial markets from Maximus Capital…

The U.K. and U.S. have “resilient” AAA ratings, as opposed to the “resistant” top ratings on Canada, Germany and France, Moody’s wrote in their report. The rating age...

Thu, 18 Jun 2009: The week’s top news in world financial markets from Maximus Capital…

From a peak of $64.3 trillion in the second quarter of 2007, household net worth fell to $50.4 trillion in the first quarter of this year. Even when scaled by disposable income, this is a massive ...

Wed, 18 Mar 2009: The week’s top news in world financial markets from Maximus Capital…

assets like houses, financial securities, etc.) in the Q4 2008 fell by 9 percent compared to Q3 2008. All in all, since the second quarter of 2007, U.S. households have seen $4.7 trillion in housi...

Wed, 11 Feb 2009: The week’s top news in world financial markets from Maximus Capital…

saving rate reached as much as 12 percent in 1982 and dropped to 0.5 percent in 2008), Americans have been tightening their belts. Even with a stable income annualized expenditures would have fall...

Wed, 28 Mar 2007: EU officials to discuss Russian tariffs…

On some goods such as metal and oil products, Russia has imposed tariffs on exports via the Baltics that are two times higher than to ports in St. Petersburg, Primorsk or Novorossiisk. Sejane s...

Wed, 28 Jun 2006: Parex makes prestigous asset manager list…

PAM has subsidiaries offering asset management services to customers in Lithuania, Russia and Ukraine. PAM's investment fund Parex Austrumeiropas Sabalansetais Fonds is available to customers in L...

Wed, 14 Sep 2005: Swedbank may consider listing for Hansa…

Speaking in Tallinn on the bank's quarterly results, Liden said that, at the end of June, Hansabank had more clients than parent Swedbank. Hansabank had 2.52 million active clients in the Baltics,...
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