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US leapfrogs Europe in race to digitise

June 1, 2018
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Nearly 70% of personal banking products in North America, Europe and Australia can be applied for online. The US was a slow starter, but as Danielle Myles discovers, it is making up for lost time.

New HQs reflect London’s FDI dominance in Europe

June 1, 2018

London dominates financial services FDI in western Europe but outward investment in the region overall grew less strongly than inward. Silvia Pavoni reports.

UBS is top broker by market cap

May 8, 2018
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The head of UK investment banking at UBS talks to Danielle Myles about London’s changing corporate broking market.

Averting a UK consumer credit crisis

May 1, 2018

Household debt in the UK has soared in recent years, but the biggest banks are not to blame. Danielle Myles looks at which firms are behind the surge.

US keeps lead in Latam FDI - for now

May 1, 2018

Keen to hold the geopolitical balance of power in Latin America, the US is beating China in financial services FDI into the region – but not by much, as Silvia Pavoni reports.

Top 100 African Banks ranking 2018: reasons to be cheerful

May 1, 2018

African banks have reason to celebrate, as The Banker's Top 100 ranking shows. Having survived a tough economic period, the figures indicate an improving outlook. James King reports.

Banks count cost of capital markets compliance

April 23, 2018
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The world’s biggest banks collectively spend $37bn on capital markets compliance each year. Danielle Myles reports.

Germany, Ireland winning race for UK Brexit business

April 17, 2018
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Research on UK firms’ plans to maintain access to the EU single market reveals that Frankfurt and Dublin are set to benefit. Danielle Myles reports.

US IPOs have best quarter for three years

April 10, 2018
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Banks were all but absent from Spotify’s unorthodox listing on the New York Stock Exchange, but this should not overshadow equity underwriters’ otherwise stellar start to the year. Danielle Myles reports.

Investment banking staff cuts level off

April 3, 2018

The number of fee-earners at the world’s biggest investment banks has shrunk by one-quarter since 2010, but the cuts have not affected every business. Some have proven untouchable by restructuring, while others have continued hiring. Danielle Myles examines the data.

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