Banks diverge on dynamic discounting

With appreciation of the merits of dynamic discounting continuing to grow, attention has turned to the extent to which banks are committed to supporting this growth and how to maximize the value of the data generated.

De Ferrari ditches Credit Suisse for AMP – an altogether different job

Francesco de Ferrari was running private banking for Asia at Credit Suisse – arguably one of the most important and well-positioned roles in the bank – so why has he given it up to become CEO of beleaguered Australian wealth manager AMP, a place so toxic it lost its chief executive and chairperson within a fortnight in April?

Quick read: Thiam and the Credit Suisse revolution

Euromoney chose Tidjane Thiam as Banker of the Year 2018: read on for a guide to Peter Lee's feature in the August issue of Euromoney examining the story behind the revolution that Thiam brought to Credit Suisse.

FX hurts BNPP's Q2 but 2020 plan on track

BNP Paribas had its excuses ready to explain a second quarter fall in CIB profits and FICC revenues, but strength in equities and continued progress on its strategic plan looked good

Sideways: The Jamie Dimon ex-deputies club

If JPMorgan CFO Marianne Lake becomes the banker most likely to succeed Jamie Dimon as chief executive before mysteriously deciding to pursue interests outside the group, she will be in good company.

Emerging markets: Exotix goes global to follow its dreams

Can a failing frontier markets brokerage transform itself into a full-service investment bank? Duncan Wales, head of Exotix, believes it can be done through the creation of a global partnership network – and so does his backer, Icap founder Michael Spencer.

Berenberg’s global ambitions

Berenberg wants to transform itself from a German firm to a European one with a UK mindset, before eventually taking on Wall Street.