Staying Strong in Volatile Markets: How Banks Can Overcome Challenges to Funding and Lending
Ben Meggeson, News Manager, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Alessandro Lolli, Head of Group Treasury and Finance, Intesa Sanpaolo
Natasha McSwiggan, Economist, Banking Risk Service, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Banks are facing challenges to funding and lending in today’s volatile markets. The war in Ukraine shows no sign of ending, we’re in a new interest rate environment, and some market fallout has been seen, notably the failure of U.S.-based Silicon Valley Bank, which prompted turmoil in wider markets. Yet banks must remain steady, keep lending and try to turn a profit at the same time.