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Australians target eco-unfriendly banks

'Ethical' banking surges after big banks lent out $16bn for coal, oil and gas projects in Australia since 2008.

Australians target eco-unfriendly banks

Poverty & Development

Making child's play out of banking in India

Sarjan Bank, run by local children under 13, teaches other poor children in Ahmedabad how to save for crises.

Making child's play out of banking in India

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Twenty-five European banks fail stress test

European banks fail review of their finances designed to check their financial health.

Twenty-five European banks fail stress test

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Argentina defies US court in debt dispute

Government deposits $170m in local bank to meet interest payments, in move designed to bypass jurisdiction of US courts.

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Italian town offers homes for a dollar

New homeowners in Sicilian town required to invest more money on restoration and hire locals to do the work.