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Financial Institutions Sentiment Survey 2016

June 17, 2016

Following a challenging but robust 2015, the UK experienced a turbulent start to 2016. Eyes have been firmly focused on a range of market indicators: from fragile economic growth in China and ongoing weakness in parts of Europe, to oil price and equity market volatility. Added to the ramifications of geopolitical events, many financial institutions have suggested that conditions have echoed the European sovereign debt crisis of 2011 – or possibly even those of the early days of the global financial crisis.

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BNY Mellon masters the art of digital

BNY Mellon masters the art of digital

January 4, 2016

Over the past three years, BNY Mellon has assembled the building blocks for the digital transformation of its business. Today, it is putting this work into practice and aims to be a change engine within the financial industry.

Top 500 Banking Brands, 2015

The Top 500 Banking Brands, 2015

February 2, 2015

Wells Fargo has maintained its lead in The Banker's Top 500 Banking Brands survey, but it is the impressive performance of China's leading lenders, many of which have gained several places in the ranking, that really stands out.

New thinking needed for SME finance

October 27, 2014

Technology may deliver better returns than regulatory incentives in the drive to stimulate lending to small and medium-sized enterprises.

Names in the game: Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (left) and Italy’s Monte dei Paschi (right) both plan on raising equity in the next 12 months

Europe’s ECM market set to thrive

February 3, 2014

Europe’s equity capital markets picked up in 2013 after three years of declining volumes. Equity bankers are confident that this year will be just as busy, even if supply from Europe’s banks – traditionally the biggest issuers – wanes.

TEASER-Germanys hidden lending shortfall

Germany’s hidden lending shortfall

July 2, 2012

The availability of bank credit for small and medium-sized enterprises is often seen as a relative strength of the German economy, but borrowers themselves seem to harbour anxieties about their banks.

TEASER-Building a new Russia

Many arms pushing Russia's entrepreneurs

June 1, 2012

The Russian government is pushing hard for more financing to find its way to the small and medium-sized enterprise sector, but opaque accounts and a shortage of management skills are deterring banks and private equity funds alike.

Recovery eludes Romanias banks

Recovery eludes Romania’s banks

May 1, 2012

With private sector credit growth negligible and non-performing loans still high, foreign-owned banks may need to rethink their strategies in Romania.

Turkey spreads its wings

Buoyant Turkish banks eye regional expansion

May 1, 2012

Turkish banks are following the lead of the country’s vibrant export sector and expanding into new regional markets, but their strategies vary widely.

Cyprus looks to lessen Greek exposure

Cyprus looks to break from Greek contagion

April 2, 2012

The exposure of Cypriot banks to the Greek economy has prompted rating downgrades for the country. But with some of the island's banks boasting high liquidity and interest from foreign investors, the long-term prospects look brighter.

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