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The rise and rise of KIT

December 1, 2007

In just 18 months, Russian bank KIT Finance has become a major player, and it plans to get a lot bigger. By Ben Aris.

From David to Goliath

December 1, 2007

Denis Gorbunenko has turned a banking minnow into a rising giant – and he’s not finished yet. Ben Aris reports.

The silk glove that needs an iron fist

December 1, 2007

Vietnam’s central bank governor will have to toughen up as the country’s banking sector continues to develop at a rapid pace. By Karina Robinson.

Viswas Raghavan

November 5, 2007

JPMorgan’s head of equity international capital markets tells Geraldine Lambe about how the firm’s European division has transformed its equity-linked prowess into a broader platform.

Donald Donahue

November 5, 2007

The CEO of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation talks to Alan Duerden on playing the volume and innovation game.

Rebuilding an empire

November 5, 2007

Jan Cienski in Prague reports on Erste Bank’s hugely successful expansion into the countries that once formed the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

A two-track mind

November 5, 2007

French finance minister Christine Lagarde talks to Courtney Fingar about the tax and labour reforms being pursued by the Sarkozy administration.

BBVA’s hidden treasures

November 5, 2007

BBVA may have grabbed the headlines for missed acquisitions but a bank that posts 20% a year profits growth, that pays a top return on equity as well as being a byword for prudence cannot be all bad, as Karina Robinson discovers.

A reformist with an appetite for honesty

November 5, 2007

Ferenc Gyurcsany, Hungary’s prime minister, tells Karina Robinson how he plans to rein in public spending yet confound the polls and get re-elected .

Philippe El-Asmar

October 1, 2007

Barclays Capital’s head of investor solutions, Americas, tells Kathryn Tully how he successfully built a team from scratch to develop tailored structured products across all asset classes as well as equity and fund derivatives solutions.

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