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Awards for Excellence 2011: Best Global flow house

Consistent ability to offer liquidity in times of market turbulence across all asset classes has set Deutsche Bank apart from rivals.

Awards for Excellence 2011

Best Global flow house: Deutsche Bank

Also nominated: Barclays Capital and HSBC

The flow business – sales and trading in a broad range of asset classes including rates, credit, equities, commodities and foreign exchange – is now firmly established as one of the cornerstones of global markets franchises. It has become their bread and butter.

Defining its characteristics, though, can be a tricky exercise. Flow can mean different things in different market conditions. For instance in 2010, the inaugural year for this award, the financial markets were in the midst of normalizing – which generally meant rallying – thanks to some generous liquidity assistance from the world’s main central banks. However, the past 12 months have been quite different. Banks’ flow models have been tested by a series of mini crises, such as a southern European debt crisis, which has seeped into the banking system; political upheaval in the Middle East; and a natural disaster in Japan.

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