CaixaBank: Good risk management comes at a price

One of the big recent hits to net interest income at CaixaBank has come from the removal of interest-rate floors, which had been inserted into mortgage loan contracts to protect lenders from falling rates but not fully explained to Spanish borrowers.

BNP Paribas breaks cover as Europe’s best bet

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.