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New York comfortably leads US financial service centres tables

December 1, 2016

Unsurprisingly, New York tops the US financial centre rankings for attracting investment, but its outflows outstripped inflows by a considerable margin, as Silvia Pavoni reports.

Australian banks enjoy enviable profit ratios

November 29, 2016
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Data from The Banker reveals that return on capital at the biggest Australian banks belies the country’s tough capital framework, reports Danielle Myles.

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Top five US banks report healthy profits while peers tighten belts

November 22, 2016

The events of 2016 have taken its toll on many lenders’ balance sheets, but not the US’s big five investment banks. Danielle Myles looks at their profits and revenue, as revealed by quarterly earnings reports.

The banks building the US

November 15, 2016
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US president-elect Donald Trump has pledged to fix the country’s infrastructure. Here are the banks with the best expertise.

China’s impaired loan provisions

November 8, 2016
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Banker data reveals how prepared China’s banks are for impaired loan losses.

Spanish loan books show bank fortunes are improving

November 1, 2016

Spain has endured a sovereign debt crisis, property crash and sector-wide restructure. Danielle Myles looks at the impact on its biggest banks’ loan portfolios.

Is Brexit affecting London's status as Europe's financial services FDI leader?

November 1, 2016

London leads Europe for financial services FDI, but with a UK-EU divorce in sight, can the capital retain its attraction to investors? Silvia Pavoni reports.

Revealed: the banks behind Holland’s rise

November 1, 2016
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According to The Banker’s rankings, Amsterdam has become continental Europe’s leading financial centre. These are the banks that have witnessed its rise.

Mexico banks ready for change

October 18, 2016
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Citi’s Mexico-based bank has received a major investment boost and been rebranded. Data collected by The Banker reveals its major competitors, as Danielle Myles reports.

Nedbank tops African bond tables

October 11, 2016
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Johannesburg-based Nedbank has doubled its share of Sub-Saharan Africa’s debt capital market. 

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