Latest articles from Danielle Myles

The toll of Abenomics on Japanese banking

September 1, 2016

Considered the birthplace of quantitative easing, Japan is a testing ground for the unconventional monetary policies being adopted by central banks around the world. Danielle Myles looks at how its banks are faring. 

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Parties square up in the battle for euro clearing domination

September 1, 2016

Clearing has become an early battleground in the UK's – and therefore London's – exit from the EU, but political posturing has been followed by calls for calm. Over the long term, however, nothing is being ruled out. Danielle Myles reports.

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How Switzerland's financial sector copes outside the EU single market

September 1, 2016

Switzerland’s rise as a European financial centre has followed an unorthodox path. Danielle Myles looks at the various ways its banks access the EU market, why the model is under threat, and how the Swiss plans to exploit Brexit.

India at the crossroads

August 30, 2016
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The RBI’s incoming governor Urjit Patel inherits a well-capitalised sector with a growing NPL problem.

Banks primed for Argentina’s turnaround

August 23, 2016
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With strong capital levels and minimal NPLs, local lenders can support Argentina’s economic revival, reports Danielle Myles.

Italian NPLs pass their peak

August 10, 2016
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 NPLs are causing headaches for Monte dei Paschi di Siena and UBI Banca, but other Italian banks are faring better

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Standard Bank CIB chief takes on the universal model

August 1, 2016

The CEO of corporate and investment banking at Standard Bank Group talks to Danielle Myles about its transformation into an Africa-focused universal bank, the corporates pushing beyond the commodity rout, and why a savings culture is key to the future of banking in the continent. 

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Chinese A1 filings: a risky business

August 1, 2016

Acting as a sponsor for Chinese companies listing in Hong Kong has become a high-stakes game. Danielle Myles looks at the obstacles along the road, and how to get mainland listing applicants over the line.

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Yield-starved investors turn to structured products

July 1, 2016

Record low interest rates and quantitative easing is prompting bond buyers to seek alternative ways to gain credit exposure, with derivatives gaining traction as a good proxy. Danielle Myles explains why.

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A brave new world for commodities hedging

July 1, 2016

Oil prices are recovering, but for producers, consumers and even investors, some of their most difficult decisions are just beginning. Danielle Myles reports.

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