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European banks continue to wield axe on jobs

October 1, 2018

The staffing levels at European banks continue on a downward trend, with Barclays, UniCredit and DNB Group leading the charge. Joy Macknight reports.

Top five South African banks

September 25, 2018

South Africa’s top lenders strengthened their balance sheets in 2017, but are now entangled in a corruption inquiry. Joy Macknight reports.

Top five US banks in 2007 and today

September 18, 2018
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Ten years on from the global financial crisis, what has changed in the US top five banks ranking? One bank disappeared, two experienced a drop in total assets and three boosted their balance sheets. Joy Macknight reports.

Argentinian banks under pressure

September 11, 2018
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Argentina’s ongoing crisis has sparked fears of emerging market contagion. Joy Macknight looks at the state of play of the country’s banks.

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.

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