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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.

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.

Quarterly investment banking revenues hit two-year low

April 3, 2018

There has been a slow start to 2018 for merger and acquisitions and syndicated lending, leading to the second quietest quarter since the start of 2014. Danielle Myles reports.

European banks displace US in regional rankings

March 27, 2018
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After years of being beaten on their home turf by Wall Street banks, Europe’s investment banks are fighting back. Danielle Myles reports.

London’s top corporate brokers

March 20, 2018
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New statistics reveal which banks are advising the biggest UK-listed companies, Danielle Myles reports.

Bank fines halve in 2017

March 6, 2018
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Statistics from Boston Consulting Group suggest that banks’ punishment for crisis-era misconduct is starting to slow down. Danielle Myles reports.

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