E-finance: JP Morgan hatches its own future

LabMorgan, an incubator for new e-finance businesses, is JP Morgan’s response to the biggest challenges facing all large established financial services companies today: how to keep ahead of the changes being wrought by the internet and how to retain talented employees who might be lured by the prospect of dot com riches to take bold new ideas to outside venture capitalists.

Japanese investors seek credit plays

The spectacular revival of the samurai, Euroyen and global yen markets, begun in the second half of 1999, has continued this year and shows no sign of abating.

Foreigners carve up Poland’s banks

The endgame being played out in the Polish banking sector is messy and aggressive and cuts to the heart of the attractions and the problems faced by strategic and portfolio investors in this emerging European market.