How Bruce Van Saun rebuilt Citizens Financial

How Bruce Van Saun rebuilt Citizens Financial

December 05, 2019
By PETER LEE

When RBS floated Citizens Financial in 2014, it was the biggest bank IPO since the financial crisis and investors were sceptical of its prospects ‒ five years on and RoE and EPS have doubled, the stock trades at a premium, and the bank has shown it can compete with bigger US banks and non-banks alike.

Crunch time for Japan’s banks

Crunch time for Japan’s banks

December 04, 2019
By CHRIS WRIGHT

Squeezed by negative rates on one side and an ageing population on the other, Japan’s banks have never had it so tough.

Mustier pins UniCredit's hopes on buybacks and pay-outs

Mustier pins UniCredit's hopes on buybacks and pay-outs

December 03, 2019
By DOMINIC O’NEILL

As Italy’s biggest bank unveils a new plan and new targets, CEO Jean Pierre Mustier says negative rates and Basel III reforms mean “8% is the new 10%” for European banks’ returns on equity

Seven options for Lebanon as economic crisis deepens

Seven options for Lebanon as economic crisis deepens

December 02, 2019
By VIRGINIA FURNESS

The Lebanese authorities said that they met a $1.5 billion bond payment in late November, but with the country rapidly running out of money and in the absence of any clear ability to enact reforms, Euromoney looks at its options.

HSBC is up in the heir

HSBC is up in the heir

November 21, 2019
By CLIVE HORWOOD

The senior management team at HSBC looks increasingly chaotic.

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HSBC: special focus

HSBC: special focus

September 02, 2019

Euromoney's recent coverage of the global banking group from its global footprint, management shifts and strategic overhaul.

AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know

AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know

July 16, 2019

Additional tier-1 (AT1) securities and contingent convertible capital instruments, known as CoCo bonds, absorb losses when the capital of the issuing financial institution falls below a supervisor-determined level.