FX survey 2014: Falling down... Is there any way back up?

The top five global foreign exchange banks have been saying for many years that the banks ranked just outside that top tier are under pressure: they must maintain similar levels of infrastructure in terms of people and technology as the biggest players, but cannot compete on revenues in an ultra-low-margin business.

FX survey 2014: BBVA

This year Spanish bank BBVA has risen into the top 25 in the Euromoney survey for the first time.

Meet Africa's rising stars

At the beginning of the year, Euromoney went on the hunt for Africa’s rising stars: outstanding individuals who are driving the continent’s financial and economic transformation, and setting a standard for those to follow in their wake.

EBRD: supporting SMEs

Although the SME sector is frequently cited as a potential growth driver by bankers in emerging Europe, providing funding to smaller firms can be problematic for traditional lenders, particularly in the aftermath of recession and at a time when western European parent banks are under pressure to repair balance sheets.

Riding the Baltic rollercoaster

Concerns about the Crimea crisis risk taking the gloss off euro entry for Latvia and Lithuania, but it is the legacy of recession that still poses the biggest challenges for the region’s banking sectors

Laboral flies the co-op flag

Caja Laboral Kutxa doesn’t pay sky-high salaries, nor does it want to join the slick commercial banks and turn its worker-led structure upside down.