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Private banking and wealth management survey 2015

Private banking and wealth management survey 2015

January 2015

Results from Euromoney's 12th annual Private banking and wealth management survey will be live online February 5th.


Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2015

January 2015

Results live 5 February. Be among the first to see the results.

Goldman Sachs private bank – lender to the $40m-plus club

January 2015

Global head of private wealth management Tucker York talks to Euromoney about the $40 million-plus client offering it is focusing on.

Private banking CEO interviews

January 2015

Euromoney talks to the chief executive officers of the world’s leading private banks about their business strategies and views for the industry.

Morgan Stanley Wealth doubles loan book since 2012

January 2015

Greg Fleming, president of Morgan Stanley's Wealth Management, talks to Euromoney about how the firm is increasing lending and gearing up for the millennials.

UBS WM chief says tougher times for advisory model

January 2015

Jürg Zeltner, chief executive at UBS Wealth Management, talks to Euromoney about the new challenges in investment management and asset allocation facing the private-banking industry.

New FX trading standard sees slow adoption

January 2015

Despite its extension to FX last year, market participants acknowledge it is likely to be some time before they feel the full impact of the liquidity-enhancing trading enablement standardization initiative (TESI).

Retail foreign exchange ripe for consolidation post-Swiss shock

January 2015

The retail FX market is ripe for further consolidation as brokers that successfully navigated the volatility of the Swiss franc cap prepare to swoop on strugglers that took a hit, says the CEO of US forex broker Gain Capital.

Julius Baer worst hit in CHF/EUR unpegging

January 2015

Julius Baer to take profits hit due to high CHF cost exposure, say analysts.

African Eurobonds suffer as commodity prices slump

January 2015

African capital markets have been driven by a boom in Eurobond issue during the past two years, but supply and demand has come under fire after plummeting oil and commodity prices.

Financial regulation: special focus

January 2015

CHF unpegging vexes M&A outlook for small Swiss private banks

January 2015

The small private-banking industry in Switzerland urgently needs to consolidate, given the impact of regulation, capital requirements and weak profitability of the over-banked sector. The unpegging of the CHF to the euro complicates the M&A outlook.

Jury out on impact of trade-finance automation

January 2015

Opinion is divided on how automation of trade-finance processes is changing bank practices in relation to FX reporting and processing.

Private banking CIO outlook 2015: Goldman Sachs PWM

January 2015

Monetary policy errors in Europe or Japan, political discord in Europe and geopolitical risk are big risks for 2015, says Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani, chief investment officer of Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management, in an interview with Euromoney.

Credit Suisse buoyed by Swiss and Asian clients

January 2015

Hans-Ulrich Meister, chief executive of Credit Suisse Private Bank, talks about his firm’s geographical aims.

SNB set to roil Swiss bank earnings

January 2015

The shock decision by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to discontinue its euro peg and impose a 0.75% rate on sight deposit accounts will inevitably wreak havoc on Swiss banks’ earnings, say analysts, citing the rising CHF-denominated cost base of global investment banks, which derive the bulk of their income in USD and EUR.

HKD peg back in focus as SNB removes currency floor

January 2015

The Hong Kong dollar’s peg to the US dollar has, once again, come under scrutiny after the Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) removal of its currency’s floor roiled currency markets globally.

Swiss franc move shakes up trading flows

January 2015

Foreign-exchange markets have been hit by bouts of extreme volatility this year, prompting investment managers to hastily rebalance their portfolios, but it also signals a welcome return for traders seeking to maximize gains from moving currency markets.

Failed ECB asset purchases plan has wrought 'malign impacts' for the market

January 2015

The corporate bond market fears crowding out as quantitative easing looms.

Private banking CIO outlook 2015: Pictet Wealth Management

January 2015

Switzerland just made a big mistake, claims Yves Bonzon, CIO of Pictet Wealth Management. Will other central banks do the same?

Domestic presence key for private banks

January 2015

Heads of Société Générale Private Banking talk to Euromoney about how a domestic presence is key to growth and why the retail branch network cannot be ignored.

Mixed signals fuel confusion on timing of Fed rate rise

January 2015

The US has been recording mixed data signals in recent months, with strong GDP undermined by weak wage growth and core inflation.

Euromoney Country Risk survey results 2014: Negative oil shock creates new threats

January 2015

With falling oil prices sending the currencies of hydrocarbons producers tumbling, amid political instability, conflict risk and weak, unbalanced economies persisting, almost half the world’s sovereigns endured higher risk in 2014.

Asia: Anti-graft drive puts Macau in the shade

January 2015

Gaming capital stocks fall 41%; gambling revenues down 30%.

SNB abandons euro peg ahead of expected ECB QE

January 2015

The SNB has been under sustained fire in its attempt to defend its euro peg in recent years, as ECB loosening and risk aversion increased safe-haven flows. Thursday's rate cuts and the shift in the long-defended policy regime have shocked markets and have far-reaching implications for the euro and eastern Europe.

Private banking CIO outlook 2015: UBS Wealth Management

January 2015

Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS Wealth Management, says his firm is looking to the US for this year's returns.

The floodgates of FX litigation open

January 2015

JPMorgan’s $100 million settlement of a currency manipulation lawsuit has sparked a flood of interest from potential new claimants, and marks a new victory in their fight for compensation, according to a leading lawyer involved in negotiations.

European liquidity boosts JPMorgan Private Bank

January 2015

Phil Di Iorio, CEO of JPMorgan Private Bank, talks about where his firm is seeing growth from around the globe.

Oil and Abenomics in the great yen tug of war

January 2015

The yen has been quietly strengthening in recent days, amid renewed concerns about global demand pushing down the price of oil and fresh fears over Europe. If this trend persists, it could be problematic for Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, who is closely associated with a policy of yen weakness.

Private banking CIO outlook 2015: Credit Suisse Private Bank

January 2015

US growth, dollar appreciation, China slowdown and potential geopolitical fallout from lower oil prices: Michael Strobaek, global CIO for Credit Suisse Private Bank, discusses his firm's outlook for the year ahead.