HSBC: The world’s interim bank

HSBC: The world’s interim bank

August 06, 2019
By MARK BAKER

The lifers are being cleared out at a bank traditionally known for the long service of its senior management.

Brazilian banks carry on regardless

Brazilian banks carry on regardless

July 30, 2019
By ROB DWYER

The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was finally about to be eroded.

CEE banks – at a high-water mark?

CEE banks – at a high-water mark?

July 23, 2019
By LUCY FITZGEORGE-PARKER

Banks in emerging Europe are riding high on the back of rampant retail credit growth – but how long can the party last?

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage

May 23, 2019
By ROB DWYER

HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the firm’s problems.