UBS and ECM: A public-private partnership

UBS and ECM: A public-private partnership

Banks’ third-quarter results show fixed income trading still depressed and CIB revenues mostly down, but UBS is looking remarkably perky, especially in equity capital markets.

UK’s Provident shows risks of tech enthusiasm

UK’s Provident shows risks of tech enthusiasm

Europe’s banking industry should pay attention to the woes of Provident Financial – its problems go to the heart of how to modernize a lending model without destroying the franchise, losing workers and racking up credit losses.

Trump is honoured by rising stock prices

Trump is honoured by rising stock prices

I don’t know why at first, but watching Donald Trump tell Fox News in October that because the value of the US stock market has risen by $5.2 trillion since he became president that “maybe in a sense, we are reducing the debt” makes me feel warm inside.

A tale of two Chinas

A tale of two Chinas

Why being positive on Chinese macro and the big four banks, but bearish on the rest of the financial sector, is not a contradiction in terms.

Investment banking goes crypto

Investment banking goes crypto

In the month when Jamie Dimon dismissed cryptocurrency as a fraud, there was a string of new breakthroughs in banking on blockchain and Euromoney caught first sight of a crypto investment bank.