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Banks to Stay Under Pressure

One of the main functions that banks provide is liquidity transformation. To simplify this financial term, one can interpret it as funding shorter term assets with longer term liabilities. In case of  failure of this process, the banks face a liquidity mismatch which would put…

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Are Turkish Banks Safe?

Recently Turkey’s banking watchdog (BRSA) made a decision that means paving the way for bank owners and top managers to lend to businesses that belong to them. This type of transactions has been under a ban since 2001, the year Turkish financial institutions collapsed. The…

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Draft Revealed For Regulation on Consumer Loans

The burning question has been how the Banking Supervisory would regulate the consumer loans with some tightening tools. Yesterday, the draft for new regulations were revealed on consumer loans and credit cards with the intention of slowing general purpose lending. Some expected restrictions are listed…