Sideways: Dick Fuld – my part in his downfall

Sideways: Dick Fuld – my part in his downfall

As the 10th anniversary of the failure of Lehman Brothers arrives, I have been asked to share my reminiscences of when I realized a global credit crisis was looming and why so many senior financial figures ignored my warnings.

World Bank launches first bond on blockchain

World Bank launches first bond on blockchain

With a modest-sized two-year Aussie dollar transaction, the World Bank may have ushered in a new era of speed, efficiency and transparency in debt capital markets, with deals announced, order books built and bonds priced and allocated on blockchain.

Shahril takes charge of Khazanah

Shahril takes charge of Khazanah

The choice of Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund as the next head of the country's sovereign wealth fund is intriguing for both institutions

Broken China should scare LatAm

Broken China should scare LatAm

Any slowdown in the economy of the country that consumes so much local output will bring short-term pain and should be a long-term warning.

Libor: Changing the frame of reference

Libor: Changing the frame of reference

There’s a rush to find an alternative to ‘ibors’, but with just three years to go before banks might stop submitting Libor altogether, regulators and market participants are still trying to figure out the right questions to ask.

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Donald Trump: special focus

Donald Trump: special focus

What has the first year of Trump's presidency meant for banking and financial markets? Unsurprisingly, things haven't gone as expected.

SME financing: special focus

SME financing: special focus

The vexed battle to finance small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) continues amid risk aversion, economic weakness, new regulations and banks’ balance-sheet repair.

Iran sanctions: special focus

Iran sanctions: special focus

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.