SINGAPORE (May 25): Banks have found themselves back in the spotlight as the coronavirus pandemic unfolds. While the ghosts of the aftermath of the global financial crisis (GFC) continue to lurk in investors’ and the public’s memories, the reality is that banks will be a key element of the economic solution to the present predicament. Most important of all, perhaps, is that regulators have been quick to recognise this.

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