Navigating Africa’s disparate markets

Navigating Africa’s disparate markets

Simplifying the investment process

The battle for Bank Asya

The battle for Bank Asya

Despite political football, the bank is still in the game

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Banking

Regulation: Banking's next big hits

Regulation: Banking's next big hits

January 2015

Regulation now utterly dominates the banking industry and will have an even bigger impact in 2015, not just on bank capital and returns but on the entire legal structure of the industry.




Capital markets

M&A: Energy consolidation on cards as oil price tanks

M&A: Energy consolidation on cards as oil price tanks

January 2015

M&A needs to be long term; Corporates under pressure to re-lever




Forex

2014: a year in data – FX

2014: a year in data – FX

January 2015

A fine time for the top 10




Investment

Municipals: ripe for disruption?

Municipals: ripe for disruption?

January 2015

Want to see improvements to your town or city? Don’t just rely on municipal budgets. New crowdfunding sources are springing up. The disruptors even have municipal bond markets in their sights.




Transaction services

Clearing: European banks weigh up US dollar clearing options

Clearing: European banks weigh up US dollar clearing options

January 2015

US fines provoke re-assessment; Dollar clearing in Europe considered




Private banking

Private banking: Suitors for Coutts

Private banking: Suitors for Coutts

January 2015

Coutts International has plenty of attractive assets to offer its many possible new owners. Julius Baer looks the best fit.




Regions and emerging markets

Hungary tells banks: shape up or ship out

Hungary tells banks: shape up or ship out

January 2015

Foreign banks are finding it hard to make their operations in Hungary pay. They say they are still committed to the country. So what will they make of the finance minister’s public call for consolidation?