Private placement market

Private placement market

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ECB QE: special focus

ECB QE: special focus

The latest news on quantitative easing


Off message

Banking and politics: Fat chance for the fat cats

Banking and politics: Fat chance for the fat cats

March 2015

A grilling from politicians can be murder for a bank chief executive. Your only hope is to get the murder board right in advance.


Off message: When PR goes gonzo

March 2015

If a communications team is faced with the challenge of spinning the closure of a business line, it can get weird.

Off message: Standard Chartered’s Sands – Death by a thousand cuts

February 2015

Standard Chartered’s PR machine does not seem to be helping turn the bank’s story around at a critical time for CEO Peter Sands.

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Against the tide

Against the tide: Glow of recovery in Europe

Against the tide: Glow of recovery in Europe

April 2015

At times the ECB seems to lurk so far behind the curve that it appears to be using some sort of random monetary-policy generator.


Against the tide: The fragmentation of Europe

March 2015

Political pressures and lack of growth have put the European project under threat. Reform is urgently needed to set Europe back on course.

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Inside investment

Inside Investment: In truth, nobody knows

Inside Investment: In truth, nobody knows

April 2015

The pretence of knowledge is the curse of the financial world, especially when we live in such uncertain times. There are very few certainties left.


Inside investment: Pukeanomics – the markets' rollercoaster ride

March 2015

The record books have multiple new market landmarks to note so far in 2015. Investors should be wary, it will be a rollercoaster ride and there may be nausea ahead.

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Macaskill on markets

Macaskill on markets: Standard Chartered's Bill waits for the Fed's Janet

Macaskill on markets: Standard Chartered's Bill waits for the Fed's Janet

April 2015

Bill Winters has some big decisions to mull while he prepares to start his new job as Standard Chartered chief executive.


Sideways: Masters 2.0 – Blythe and Bitcoin

March 2015

Soon after Bill Winters was appointed CEO of Standard Chartered, his highest-profile protégé from their shared days at JPMorgan also announced a new job.

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Leaders

Share buybacks: Robbing Peter to pay Paul

Share buybacks: Robbing Peter to pay Paul

April 2015

Share buybacks artificially inflate executive pay and disguise its ultimate cost to businesses.


Iraq finance: Geopolitical pawns

April 2015

Iraq is asking UK investors to help finance its war against Islamic State. Are pension funds equipped to mix politics with prudence?

Baltic bonds are expensive – get used to it

March 2015

It should be no surprise that Latvia is trading well inside Italy. The fiscally disciplined Baltic states would fare better than the eurozone’s southern periphery in the event of a Greek exit.

Debt restructuring with Chinese characteristics

March 2015

Critics may cry foul at the moral hazard but Beijing has bought itself time with its debt swap for local governments.

Asset management: Stressful times for investment houses

March 2015

Asset management is being squeezed by tougher stress testing and regulatory controls. Only the biggest players seem set to survive.

Middle East: Assessing the Dubai International Financial Centre

March 2015

Dubai’s success as a financial centre depends on whether or not it has succeeded in its aims. And what were they?

Brazil's local capital markets: Blame it on Brasilia

March 2015

Brazil has all the ingredients for successful local markets, but it keeps failing to deliver.

'Reverse Yankee' market: Diminishing decoupling

March 2015

US firms are heading towards record levels of euro issuance, bringing the credit markets closer together than ever.

Stronger RMB, stronger China

March 2015

China’s currency might look overvalued, but that is only half the story.

Hungary banking: The price of peace

March 2015

Viktor Orban’s spat with Hungary’s banks has cost the country dear. The bank tax may be on the way out, but the financial sector’s troubles are far from over.

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Front end

Deutsche's Reid hits the right note

April 2015

Fans of Jim Reid, Deutsche Bank’s seasoned head of global fundamental credit strategy, enjoy his regular insights on macro strategy delivered in lucid, and often humorous, prose. Euromoney is thoroughly impressed to learn that he has another, so to speak, string to his bow, namely playing the piano.

Canadian dollar: Spocking the loonie

April 2015

The Canadian dollar typically trades in the shadow of the all-powerful US currency, but last month that momentarily changed as global interest in the ‘loonie’ soared to intergalactic highs.

Off the record

April 2015

HSBC: Party Sevens – banking on the loos working

April 2015

The 40th renewal of the Hong Kong Sevens was a welcome triumph for its lead sponsor, HSBC.

South Africa's Nene: Breaking under pressure

April 2015

Before interviewing a minister of finance, it’s important to be thoroughly prepared. When Euromoney met South Africa’s Nhlanhla Nene in Cape Town in March, we thought it wise to study his most recent budget, his political alliances and his reputation among the electorate. After all, it’s best to be ready for any eventuality.

Artistic licence in Romania

April 2015

When Euromoney visited the hulking headquarters of Romania’s finance ministry in Bucharest in December to interview Ioana Petrescu, the then occupant of that prestigious office, we were taken by the portraits in the entrance foyer that honoured those who had served before her.

Quotes of the month

April 2015

Quotes of the month

March 2015

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Debates

Africa private equity debate: Participants

April 2015

Africa private equity debate: Realising Africa’s potential

April 2015

The investment potential in Africa has long been discussed but finally the hype is turning into reality. Regional private equity firms are beginning to convert their local knowledge of Africa’s subcontinent into cash. But there are still many obstacles to establishing a thriving business in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Videos

Awards for Excellence 2014: Speeches and interview videos

July 2014

Including the winners of Best global bank, Best global investment bank, and Banker of the year.

Innovations in wealth management technology – videos

July 2014

Leading private bankers and nontraditional wealth advisers discuss how the industry can embrace technology.

Awards for Excellence 2014: Bank of America Merril Lynch video interviews

July 2014

Awards for Excellence 2014: Bank of Kigali video interview

July 2014

Awards for Excellence 2014: Deutsche Bank video interview

July 2014

Awards for Excellence 2014: JPMorgan video interview

July 2014

Awards for Excellence 2014: Ken Moelis video interview

July 2014

Awards for Excellence 2014: Lloyds Banking Group video interview

July 2014

Awards for Excellence 2014: CaixaBI video interview

July 2014

Awards for Excellence 2014: Guaranty Trust Bank video interview

July 2014

Awards for Excellence 2014: HSBC video interview

July 2014

Best global investment bank 2014: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, video

July 2014

Christian Meissner, head of global corporate and investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, accepts the award.

Ken Moelis, Banker of the Year 2014: video of acceptance speech

July 2014

Best global bank 2014: video of acceptance speech

July 2014

Canadian minister of finance at the Euromoney Global borrowers and investors forum - video

June 2014

Hon. Joe Oliver PC, MP and minister of finance for Canada gives the opening keynote at this year's Euromoney Global borrowers and investors forum.

UKIP's Nigel Farage "Doesn't believe in regulating bonuses" - video

June 2014

The leader of the UK Independence Party Nigel Farage interviewed by Euromoney chairman Richard Ensor on stage at this year's Euromoney Global borrowers and investors forum.

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