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Top Canadian banks: strong and stable

September 4, 2018

With the US and Mexico coming to an agreement on the way forward for Nafta, Canada has been left out in the cold. But could Canadian banks weather a trade storm? Joy Macknight reports.

Greece’s top banks: work to be done

August 28, 2018

Exiting the eurozone’s rescue programme does not mean that Greece is out of the woods quite yet: the banks must still deal with their damaged balance sheets. Joy Macknight reports.

Australian banks grilled in misconduct inquiry

August 21, 2018
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Australia’s biggest banks continue to prosper despite legal enquiries. Danielle Myles reports.

The banks battling Turkey’s currency crisis

August 14, 2018
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As fears grow that Turkey is sliding into a full-blown financial crisis, all eyes are on its biggest lenders, Danielle Myles reports.

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.

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