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NCB and Samba merger would create new Middle East megabank

June 30, 2020

Proposed union would create the Middle East’s third-largest lender by assets.

Singapore braces for economic hit

May 27, 2020

The latest government forecast suggests Singapore will face more substantial economic disruption than previously expected.

Transaction banking revenues decline for first time in three years

May 27, 2020

Asia-Pacific and the Americas suffered worst from first-quarter 2020 drops in revenues, reports Marie Kemplay.

Investment bank revenues reach five-year high

May 26, 2020

The first three months of this year saw revenue growth across all three main business areas of the investment bank.

Can Sweden continue to withstand the effects of Covid-19?

May 12, 2020

Preliminary data suggests Sweden is faring better economically than its European neighbours, although this may not continue.

Deal activity hits record highs, and record lows in Q1

May 4, 2020

Pandemic has put paid to any ideas that 2020 would be more straightforward for investment banks than last year’s bumpy ride.

Eurozone banks struggle with profitability

April 28, 2020

The latest supervisory data from the ECB shows that eurozone banks had weakened profitability, even before the Covid-19 pandemic hit. 

Big US banks make provisions for heavy loan losses

April 21, 2020

The big six US banks are braced for a wave of bad loans.

Revenue and headcount down at investment banks

April 3, 2020

New figures highlight a difficult 2019 for the investment banking industry.

Challenging times ahead for Saudi banks

March 31, 2020

The oil-dependent country faces a difficult period ahead, but is taking measures to prepare for the coming storm. 

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