Latest articles from Charles Piggott

FIG chiefs survey new financial landscape

April 7, 2009

As the financial crisis enters its second year, The Banker invited the heads of financial institutions groups at major banks to discuss what needs to be done. Writer Charles Piggott

Views from the top

April 7, 2009

As banks come to terms with the credit crisis and set about realigning their business strategies, The Banker CEO survey has reviewed opinion from across the sector. Writer Charles Piggott Research Isabel Buruma

Latam rides high as debt remains low

March 10, 2009

Lower debt levels and comparatively low rates of bad loans mean that even the poorer Latin American countries are faring better than their developed counterparts when it comes to exposure to the financial crisis. Writer Charles Piggott.

Financial Health: Risers and fallers

January 5, 2009

The financial crisis has rocked the globe and fundamentally changed the way we assess what makes a country successful.The Banker’s latest rankings, which focus on low leverage, reveal some surprising results. Charles Piggott reports

Expert investors: Tips to beat the bear market

January 5, 2009

While times are hard for many in the financial sector, one investor’s loss is another’s gain. The Banker speaks to five veteran investors, who advise that, as long as caution is applied, there has never been a better time to buy stocks. Writer Charles Piggott.

On the flip side

December 1, 2008

While the the world’s major financial centres are in disarray, smaller European markets are reaping the benefits. Writer Charles Piggott.

The elusive 1000% return

January 2, 2008

The Banker’s top 10 bright ideas for potential limitless returns on investment. Report by Charles Piggott.

eSpeed and TradeWeb win bond poll

August 2, 2001

Charles Piggott analyses the results of The Banker's survey of up and coming electronic trading systems for bonds.

Will they be happy?

December 2, 2000

The Banker asked a panel of experts to rate this year’s banking mergers. They gave top marks to Barclays/Woolwich but were highly negative on Dresdner/Wasserstein Perella.

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