Latest articles from Danielle Myles

Banks embody Iceland’s turnaround

December 5, 2017
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Nine years after the Nordic island became a symbol of the global financial crisis, its banks have built some of Europe’s plumpest capital cushions. Danielle Myles reports.

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Barclays’ head of UK investment banking enjoys unlikely success story

December 1, 2017

Barclays’ head of UK investment banking talks to Danielle Myles about the growth of its advisory and equity businesses, and how it cracked the corporate broking market.

Spain dominates European bank M&A

December 1, 2017

The prospect of a tie-up between large European lenders makes it a good time to reflect upon the state of regional bank mergers and acquisitions. Danielle Myles analyses the biggest post-crisis deals. 

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Another fine mess? How penalties are calculated

December 1, 2017

Banks and commentators have often been left stumped by the processes used to calculate multi-billion-dollar fines levied by regulators in recent years. Danielle Myles looks at how penalties are determined by different authorities around the world.

Thailand’s e-payment leaders

November 28, 2017
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The central bank has approved five banks’ QR code processes, accelerating the rollout of digital payments throughout the country. Danielle Myles reports.

FirstRand-Aldermore heats up Africa bank battle

November 14, 2017
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A FirstRand-Aldermore deal would bring the South Africa lender closer to the top of The Banker’s regional rankings. Danielle Myles reports.

Catalonia crisis reshapes Spain’s bank sector

November 7, 2017
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The outcome of the region’s disputed independence referendum is still far from clear, but a light has been shone on where Spain’s banking assets are based.

The divide widens in transaction banking

November 1, 2017

The gap between cash management revenues and trade finance stands at its most glaring for seven years, according to figures from data analyst Coalition. Danielle Myles reports.

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Nomura international IB co-head looks to strike the right balance

November 1, 2017

Nomura’s co-head of international investment banking talks to Danielle Myles about expanding its corporate client base and how it is tackling the Brexit question head-on.

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MiFID II’s collateral damage

November 1, 2017

Every inch of Europe’s trading universe will be touched by MiFID II, which takes effect from January 2018. It may achieve its goals of investor protection and supervisory oversight but this could come at the expense of less liquidity, less competition and a string of other unintended consequences, writes Danielle Myles. 

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