BANKS AND THEIR ART
What should they do with it?



 LATIN AMERICA'S 
 BOOM AND BUST 
 This time it's different 



Banking: Generation tech rent

Banking: Generation tech rent

April 11, 2019
By PETER LEE

Capital markets banks are investing heavily in technology, partly in response to the threat from fintech disruptors but also just to keep their businesses running.

Innovators drove the markets – what drives them now?

Innovators drove the markets – what drives them now?

April 11, 2019
By MARK BAKER

Capital markets bankers have spent much of the last five decades dreaming up products to help clients and themselves make money, but is process, which has largely taken a back seat, now becoming the battleground?

Capital markets: Turning art into science

Capital markets: Turning art into science

April 11, 2019
By PETER LEE

Pricing new issues on intuition and market feel is ancient history – artificial intelligence and algorithms are setting the market price for credit, using factors and correlations humans can guess but not follow.

Capital markets: The origin of crises

Capital markets: The origin of crises

April 11, 2019
By LOUISE BOWMAN

The LDC crisis, Black Monday, LTCM, the GFC – the past 50 years in global finance have been defined by disasters rather than successes.

How leverage transformed the M&A business

How leverage transformed the M&A business

April 11, 2019
By PETER LEE

In business school they teach you that rising equity markets drive increased mergers and acquisitions activity, but perhaps it is really the debt markets that have driven the booms and busts in M&A.

Leveraged finance: poster child or problem child?

Leveraged finance: poster child or problem child?

April 11, 2019
By LOUISE BOWMAN

Leveraged finance has contributed to plenty of crises over the last 50 years, and the market is bigger and deeper than it has ever been – does that make it more disciplined or more dangerous?

Latin America across the decades

Latin America across the decades

March 08, 2019

Recoveries, reschedulings, crises and scandal: no region’s financial markets have been as turbulent as Latin America’s over the last five decades.

fROM THE ARCHIVE

Strobl lights up Raiffeisen’s recovery

Strobl lights up Raiffeisen’s recovery

March 05, 2018
By LUCY FITZGEORGE-PARKER

Three years ago, Raiffeisen Bank International was on the casualty list – today it is again one of the best-performing banks in Europe.

Fintech: Up bit creek

Fintech: Up bit creek

February 05, 2018
By CHRIS WRIGHT

A bitcoin conference on a Thai beach, part of a cryptocurrency cruise, is quite a thing.

The Euromoney 25

The Euromoney 25

December 20, 2017

Euromoney assesses the performance of 25 banks from around the world in a new series of progress reports

ESG: the stewardship revolution

ESG: the stewardship revolution

November 30, 2017
By HELEN AVERY

The 2017 US proxy voting season was historic: the world’s two largest asset managers backed shareholder resolutions on climate-risk disclosure.

Can finance save the world’s vulnerable nations?

Can finance save the world’s vulnerable nations?

September 15, 2017
By CHRIS WRIGHT

There are so many challenges related to climate change, so many disparate actors required for their remedy and so much money required to do it, that it is tempting to see the whole situation as unfixable.

Making sense of Belt and Road – What it means for banks

Making sense of Belt and Road – What it means for banks

September 26, 2017
By CHRIS WRIGHT

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is so vast and ambitious it can be difficult to understand how it will all work in practice – what makes a BRI undertaking, how will they be funded, will they be trophy projects or on commercial terms, how are they originated? – so Euromoney spoke to 16 institutions all looking at BRI from their own different perspectives.

Barclays: Can Jes do it?

Barclays: Can Jes do it?

June 02, 2016
By MARK BAKER

Six months ago, Jes Staley took on a job that many of his peers said they did not envy.

Fintech 2016: The fintech revolution gathers momentum

Fintech 2016: The fintech revolution gathers momentum

May 05, 2016
By PETER LEE

After a record year for fund raising, large fintech companies are now emerging in marketplace lending and payments, with many more newcomers deploying venture capital money raised in $25 million to $50 million chunks to transform capital markets and traditional banking mainstays such as mortgage lending.

BNP Paribas breaks cover as Europe’s best bet

BNP Paribas breaks cover as Europe’s best bet

March 02, 2016
By MARK BAKER

BNPP’s latest strategic update for its corporate and institutional bank might have fallen short of the expectations of a market now used to the wild lurches of rival European firms, but to dismiss this as mere tinkering would be a mistake.

Banking: Portugal’s bail-in bombshell

Banking: Portugal’s bail-in bombshell

January 20, 2016
By LOUISE BOWMAN

Portugal’s central bank had very few options when it decided to bail-in senior bondholders of Novo Banco at the end of last year.

Barclays' identity crisis

Barclays' identity crisis

June 04, 2015
By PETER LEE

One year on from its big restructuring announcement, Barclays is still struggling to convince that it has found the right model.

Revealed: The truth about Barclays and the Abu Dhabi investment

Revealed: The truth about Barclays and the Abu Dhabi investment

May 30, 2013
By CLIVE HORWOOD and ERIC ELLIS

Amanda Staveley earned an astonishing £30 million fee for her role in helping to secure Abu Dhabi’s £3.5 billion investment in Barclays in 2008, a deal on which Sheikh Mansour made a profit of more than £3 billion.

The week Wall Street went into meltdown

The week Wall Street went into meltdown

September 24, 2007
By PETER LEE

In the week of August 13 participants in the financial markets – credit traders, equity investors, heads of repo desks, hedge fund managers, risk controllers, originators and capital markets bankers, credit strategists, treasurers, chief financial officers – began to lose faith in the financial system itself.

Have Wall Street banks gone subprime at the wrong time?

Have Wall Street banks gone subprime at the wrong time?

November 27, 2006
By ALEX CHAMBERS

Wall Street is praying that the US economy will land softly now that the Federal Reserve has pricked the housing market bubble, because it will be bad news for mortgage origination if house prices stall for long or, even worse, fall.