Brazil banking industry

Brazil banking industry

Bankers rueful over Rousseff

Best Managed Companies Middle East 2014

Best Managed Companies Middle East 2014

Saudi markets get chance to shine?


Abigail with attitude

Abigail with attitude: Volatility, trends and 'Europe-itis'

Abigail with attitude: Volatility, trends and 'Europe-itis'

November 2014

So the long awaited and much anticipated correction to global markets finally came to pass. Although, if you had been away for an autumn mini-break, you would have missed all the action.




Against the tide

Against the tide: A new era for energy

Against the tide: A new era for energy

December 2014

The US looks to benefit from a changing energy landscape, at the expense of Russia and the Middle East, while Europe will be happier to be less reliant on those producers.


Against the tide: Eurozone still under the cosh

November 2014

The financial sector remains central to the eurozone’s economic woes. Promises of ECB support only prolong the problem.

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Inside investment

Inside investment: Hobbesian option

Inside investment: Hobbesian option

December 2014

A war of all against all in currency markets will not be pretty. For some countries it may also be too little, too late. The International Monetary Fund has failed in its role as the arbiter of currency values.


Inside investment: Uranium – Metal of the mind and Tohoku

November 2014

Investment is easy when you can immanentize the eschaton. But even radioactive assets such as uranium can be worth running a Geiger counter over.

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Macaskill on markets

Macaskill on markets: Sideways – 'No comment' from Goldman and Metro

Macaskill on markets: Sideways – 'No comment' from Goldman and Metro

December 2014

The main charge against Goldman Sachs by the US Senate committee investigating commodity market practices was that the bank effectively controlled actions by its metals warehouse subsidiary, Metro International, that created a bottleneck in aluminum supply, and that Goldman could have profited from associated trades in its securities arm.


Macaskill on markets: 50 ways to get your trade through

November 2014

Paul Simon sang that there are 50 ways to leave your lover, and Goldman Sachs has reminded us that there are just as many ways to sneak a trade through, even when conflicts of interest threaten to drag your reputation back into the mud.

Macaskill on markets: Credit investors talk a good fight

November 2014

Blackstone and Pimco are talking a good fight when it comes to possible credit market dislocation. The widening in high-yield debt spreads that accompanied a bout of panic in global equity markets in mid October prompted displays of bravado from the investment firms.

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Leaders

Brazil’s reality check for reviving the economy

Brazil’s reality check for reviving the economy

December 2014

Brazil has a long and painful struggle ahead to revive its economy. Denial and complacency will not help that process.


Warsaw Stock Exchange: No place like home

December 2014

The WSE should pursue local opportunities, rather than chasing new listings from foreign firms.

Bank relationships: The risk of de-risking

December 2014

Global banks may feel that purging their correspondent banking relationships will help them de-risk, but they should beware the unintended consequences.

FX: Lessons from the fix

December 2014

It’s time to get some perspective back into the debate about global foreign exchange.

Banks’ excuses on borrowed time: what’s the point of banks if they won’t lend?

November 2014

Intercompany credit data suggests companies are more willing to borrow than banks claim. But what’s the point of banks if they won’t lend?

Motorola Credit Corporation and Standard Chartered Bank: Global banking vs New York law

November 2014

New York’s highest court has delivered a boost for the global banking model but the international legal architecture remains a minefield.

Why Erdogan’s attack on Bank Asya matters

November 2014

Three years ago, the leader of one of the world’s biggest countries almost called for a run on one of its biggest banks.

Ukraine bonds: Keep calm and carry on paying

November 2014

When Ukrainian state energy company Naftogaz paid $1.6 billion to redeem a bond maturing on October 1, one Twitter commentator accused the country’s policymakers of “defaulting on its citizens”.

Borrowers must improve bond liquidity

November 2014

Last month’s volatility provided a worrying reminder of how illiquid the bond markets have become, how piecemeal has been the response of traders, investors and issuers and how concerned regulators now are

Banking: Asia-Pacific’s regulation headache

October 2014

Pity the regional Asian bank chiefs dealing with myriad local regulators as well as extra-territorial oversight.

ECB's ABS purchase plan: Draghi out of options

October 2014

Corporate bond-buying rumour underscores need for further ECB action.

Latin America: Of brothers and cousins

October 2014

The relative harmony of the Pacific Alliance means that Argentina and Brazil must now start to listen to their little brothers in Mercosur.

Real estate: A curious case for Qatar

October 2014

The QIA has found itself on both sides of a property spat. But when in-fighting turns into a court case, only the lawyers will end up winning.

Banking: The cost of fintech

October 2014

Headcounts might fall as banks prepare for the digital future, but those whizz kids building apps don’t come cheap.

The new normal for emerging markets

October 2014

China, the dollar and oil. All three are moving in novel directions.

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Front end



Debates

Lebanon debate: Lebanon faces up to its severe challenges

September 2014

Lebanon’s economy was already under pressure before the arrival of countless refugees from Syria. The IMF has flagged up serious problems in the public finances and the country itself recognizes the need for reform in many areas. Nevertheless, a stable political base and strong banking sector offer cause for optimism

UAE/India debate: Trade and investment corridor booms

September 2014

The economic ties between the UAE and India have gone from strength to strength in recent years and are set to deepen further. The UAE not only offers India the promise of investment in its creaking infrastructure, but a compelling investment environment for Indian companies and a staging post for expansion. Conversely, Asia’s third largest economy offers Arab companies growth opportunities

Brazil private banking debate: Brazil’s problems prompt safety-first approach

September 2014

Private banking clients in Brazil face challenging times, bankers concede. The economy is under pressure and the country could yet suffer stagflation. Furthermore, an unpredictable presidential race leaves markets in limbo. However, bankers are confident their well-educated client base will not over-react, and instead maintain their long-term strategies

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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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