Alternative awards of the year 2017

For the banking industry, 2017 was a time of trying finally to resolve issues of the past and avoid new mistakes, yet dig beneath the surface and it was also 12 months of intrigue and, sometimes, farce.

The Euromoney 25

Euromoney assesses the performance of 25 banks from around the world in a new series of progress reports

Mark Carney: special focus

Euromoney's latest coverage of the monetary and regulatory philosophy of Euromoney's 2012 central bank governor of the year, in his role as the 120th governor of the Bank of England.

The outlier in Brazil isn’t politics

While growth forecasts for Brazil for 2018 are turning optimistic, a few – a surprisingly small number in fact – are warning about a growing downside risk for next year: a negative hit from a persistent drought.

Seoul suffers as Woori woes spread

Within the space of a few weeks, Woori Bank, South Korea’s second-largest lender, was slammed in parliament, lost a chief executive and prompted an investigation into hiring practices that may suck in the entire financial industry.

China v India in Reliance Communications spat

News broke last week of an intriguing insolvency petition in India: under the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, high-profile disputes are now commonplace, but what’s interesting here is it pits a Chinese policy bank against an Indian private-sector corporation.