It’s that time of year when Euromoney doles out the awards that no one in the industry wants to win.
CTBC is trying to do what foreign banks have rarely done in Japan – own a successful local firm… Good luck with that.
Dark memories of the Asian financial crisis inform South Korea’s fear of chaos and wariness of financial technology, but the success of two online banks gives the country what it needs: fintech leaders it can respect and disruption it can embrace.
Citi’s network banking model can sometimes sound rather old-fashioned; Jan Metzger, Citi’s CIB head in Asia Pacific, is a tech geek who can talk for hours about whatever is new – you know what they say about opposites…
CIMB’s boss in Phnom Penh, Bun Yin, is the only Cambodian to run an international bank anywhere, but that’s not the only remarkable thing about him: the fact that he’s alive to do so is another.
China's banking sector faces a tough year, but 2019 might also offer great opportunities for foreign banks.
The two Nigerian banks’ merger would form the country’s largest financial institution, but it is somewhat overshadowed by Diamond’s troubled legacy loans to the oil and energy sectors.
China’s big lenders, led by Bank of China, want full access to Mongolia’s resource-rich market, but local regulators are desperate to keep them out, wary of Beijing’s rising power and influence, and keen to avoid a repeat of past mistakes.
UK corporate broking is the business that won’t die.
Santander’s Brazilian bank took lots of deserved acclaim when Santander released its global third-quarter results, but keep an eye on Mexico.
Judge throws out claim in English court; lender on track for first full-year profit since nationalization.
New president’s move to the left sparks growth fears as banks hit by deteriorating macro outlook as well as fee regulations.
Bankers are nothing if not excellent at spinning events to their advantage: 2018 was no exception…
Chance of Société Générale merger remote, but bigger European banks to emerge in ‘medium term’.
What will Brexit mean for the UK, and for the rest of the EU? Bankers, traders, corporates and economists prepare for the economic impact of Brexit.
Lay-offs part of 'disciplined' strategy targeting growth in UK and US.
Banks in the eurozone periphery have need, and some justification, for a new targeted LTRO.
UniCredit’s €3 billion deal is a harsh demonstration of market dynamics.
Italian banks and the government at risk of failure within 12 months; signs of a more reconciliatory attitude to the EU.
The Trump administration has begun the process of ostracizing Iranian finance.
The corporate titans that have dominated Hong Kong’s economy for decades are slowly handing over the reins of power to the next generation, but will they prove as loyal to international investment banks as their parents have been?
Euromoney investigates how the relaxation of western sanctions on Iran – dubbed the world’s most lucrative closed economy – will jump-start trade and capital flows from Europe to the Gulf, and plots a vision for the country's banking system and economic transformation, more generally.