Deutsche Bank has no plan B

Deutsche Bank has no plan B

Today
By PETER LEE

While Commerzbank might yet be an attractive partner in European consolidation, Deutsche is caught in a horrible cycle of continuing to cut costs to offset declining revenues.

FX: Making the best of a bad situation

FX: Making the best of a bad situation

April 12, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

Determining when a client is in distress is not always a straightforward process – banks and FX platforms need to have processes in place to ensure losses are not compounded.

Why UniCredit is selling its art

Why UniCredit is selling its art

April 08, 2019
By DOMINIC O'NEILL

Italy’s biggest bank is offloading choice bits of its 60,000-strong art collection – in doing so it is going in a different direction to peers like Intesa Sanpaolo.

SocGen’s Oudéa sees opening for EDIS, M&A after 2020

SocGen’s Oudéa sees opening for EDIS, M&A after 2020

April 01, 2019
By DOMINIC O’NEILL

Prospects for a European deposit insurance scheme (EDIS), together with technology, allow a relatively upbeat assessment on bank merger opportunities, according to Société Générale CEO Frédéric Oudéa.

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus

March 25, 2019
By ELLIOT WILSON

Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank.