In the spotlight: global banking

Euromoney’s round-up of recent coverage of industry trends, including regulation and capital-raising – the US M&A trail, leverage-ratio fight, tier 1 issuance and the banking union drive – and an investigation into illiquidity in the corporate bond market.

Czech Republic in the spotlight

The Czech crown weakened this week after Miroslav Singer, the head of the country’s central bank (CNB), revealed in an interview with Euromoney his controversial support for intervention in the FX market to avoid Japanese-style deflation, in the teeth of resistance from some CNB board members.

Sibos guide 2013

35th annual Sibos event; transaction banking convergence; Bitcoin; EU card-fee cap backlash; Sepa looms; Middle East cash management

LCR: special focus

The liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) is global regulators' ground-breaking benchmark to encourage banks to build-up large quantities of high-quality assets.

Cyprus: special focus

From the disastrous initial bailout proposal to predictions of more debt restructuring, Cyprus might not just be synonymous with beach holidays for some time to come.

FX survey 2013: Results index

The Euromoney Foreign Exchange survey is the most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative annual study available on the FX markets.

Special focus: ADB 2013

In the run-up to the Asian Development Bank's 46th annual meeting of the board of governors – a four-day event to be held in Delhi, India, starting on May 2 – Euromoney has gathered together the latest Asian news to provide a background to ADB's sessions and seminars.

LTROs

Long term refinancing operations (LTROs) are open market operations the European Central Bank (ECB) uses to control banking system liquidity.

Asset-quality review: special focus

Euromoney investigates the market impact of the ECB’s comprehensive assessment of banks, which consists of three legs: identifying portfolios that need scrutiny; the asset-quality review (AQR); and a stress test to be completed by October 2014.

Deals of the Year 2012

Global capital markets underwent a remarkable recovery last year as bond and equity markets soared, creating a fertile dealmaking environment that few had foreseen at the start of the year.

The 2013 guide to Poland

Published in conjunction with the Ministry of Treasury of the Republic of Poland, Bank Zachodni WBK, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Poland and Energa

Best managed companies in Asia 2013: Results index

Analysts at leading banks and research institutes are asked to nominate their top companies in each of the Asian countries or sectors they covered, bearing in mind market strength, profitability, growth potential and quality of management and earnings.