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Jefferies rides European fintech deals wave

December 3, 2018

Europe’s burgeoning reputation for fintech and open-source software is attracting the attention of US investors. This is where Jefferies comes in, as Edward Russell-Walling reports.

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HSBC facilitates £1bn EIB Sonia issue as Libor fades

October 1, 2018

As the transition from Libor to Sonia begins, HSBC’s debt capital markets team has found itself with a key role to play. Edward Russell-Walling reports.

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Can the derivatives industry avoid a Brexit deathtrap?

October 1, 2018

With only six months to go until the UK formally leaves the EU, derivatives experts are crying out for clarity on how London’s status as a financial centre will be affected. Jason Mitchell investigates.

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What will US policy mean for emerging markets?

September 3, 2018

Changes in US monetary policy are likely to push emerging markets to look for other alliances. Silvia Pavoni reports.

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Libor: can the benchmark stay afloat?

August 1, 2018

Regulators have called time on Libor, the world’s most-cited reference rate. But its demise is not a sure thing. Danielle Myles assesses Libor’s chances of survival, and looks at what could take its place.

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How private equity is weaning Vietnam off SOEs

April 3, 2018

Private equity funds in Vietnam are proving themselves invaluable as more of the country’s state-owned enterprises are privatised. Peter Janssen reports.

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Fintech takes on the front office

April 3, 2018

Retail banking and payments may have stolen the fintech limelight, but they should not overshadow the achievements of investment banks in enhancing their revenue-generating capabilities. Everyone from equity traders to M&A advisers are realising that tech is not confined to the back office, as Danielle Myles reports.

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Complex but rewarding: how 2018 is shaping up for UK banks

March 1, 2018

After a bumper 2017, UK bank treasury departments are forging ahead with their funding and capital strategies. At the front of their minds is the end of the central bank’s liquidity schemes, ring-fencing complications, and the first UK senior non-preferred bond. Danielle Myles reports.

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Leveraged finance: bubble, bubble, toil and trouble?

February 1, 2018

Life is a dream for US and European leveraged borrowers, with everything from terms to pricing working aggressively in their favour. Participants claim the pre-crisis excesses are a thing of the past, but there are new risks lurking in today’s record-breaking volumes. Danielle Myles reports.

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How can emerging markets be brought up to speed?

December 1, 2017

Why are capital markets in developing countries so far behind those of their more developed neighbours? The Banker spoke to experts at an International Finance Corporation conference to discuss strategies for getting things moving. Edited by Silvia Pavoni.

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