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Market turmoil as SVB collapses: latest developments

Last week, California-headquartered bank SVB (Silicon Valley Bank) announced a US$1.8bn loss due to asset sales in order to meet withdrawal requests. Trading of SVB stock was halted on the morning of Friday 10th March when stocks plummeted by 68%. By Monday, its US business had completely collapsed, in the largest banking failure since the financial crisis of 2008.

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