Barclays

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Identity crisis

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The battle to sketch the new face of global banking

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Banking

Barclays' identity crisis

Barclays' identity crisis

June 2015

One year on from its big restructuring announcement, Barclays is still struggling to convince that it has found the right model. Investment banking remains the sticking point. Senior executives in the division say they’ve pulled off a £100 billion restructuring and improved the client franchise. They want to invest for growth. But sceptics say that bull market conditions and accounting sleight of hand have flattered results and the investment bank needs to become even smaller and more focused. The instinct of chief executive Antony Jenkins may be to give the investment bank more time. Shareholders and the new chairman may not be so patient.




Capital markets

Best borrowers 2015: Does QE stand for Quick Euros?

Best borrowers 2015: Does QE stand for Quick Euros?

June 2015

The first half of this year has seen explosive growth in euro issuance by non-European borrowers, especially from the US. Is this a sign of greater capacity and sophistication in the market? Or is the reverse yankee just smash-and-grab opportunism?




Forex

Euromoney FX survey 2015 results revealed

Euromoney FX survey 2015 results revealed

May 2015

Thousands have already seen the results – join them here.




Transaction services

Corporate scorecards shine spotlight on bank strengths and weaknesses

Corporate scorecards shine spotlight on bank strengths and weaknesses

June 2015

The way in which companies select their banking partners is evolving. Drawing up scorecards allows corporate treasurers to monitor the state of the relationship between the firm and its financial institutions.




Private banking

Private-bank clients mull FX strategies

Private-bank clients mull FX strategies

May 2015

Opinion is divided on the extent to which private-bank clients should be encouraged to consider FX as an asset class and to look at strategies to generate returns from currency volatility. In any case, most private-bank clients are dollar bulls.




Regions and emerging markets

Changing Saudi prepares to open up

Changing Saudi prepares to open up

June 2015

The Saudi Arabian Capital Markets Authority, unveiled its final rules in May, heralding the opening of the country’s stock market to foreign institutional capital in mid June. How will the market change as foreigners come in, and who benefits? And how long will it take before foreign institutions are comfortable enough with the technical side of Saudi trading to move in?




           
 

SELECTED CHAPTERS

Transparency in the FX industry

Redefining Conduct

Tectonic Shifts

Growth Currency

Looks Can Be Deceiving

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