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Dixit Joshi

August 4, 2009

The acquisition of Lehman Brothers' US capital markets and investment banking arm presented Barclays Capital with the ideal circumstances for its return to equities.

Mike Rees

July 7, 2009

Standard Chartered has fared well by focusing on core banking services in emerging markets. But in the wake of the crisis, it is facing increased competition from domestic banks.

Doug McGregor & Mark Standish

May 5, 2009

Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets' co-CEOs Doug McGregor and Mark Standish explain why the bank will emerge from the crisis stronger than ever.

Michael Reuther

March 10, 2009

Head of Commerzbank Corporates and Markets discusses how he intends to succeed where others have failed with Dresdner Kleinwort.

Todd Steinberg, head of equities and commodity derivatives, Americas, BNP Paribas

December 1, 2008

BNP Paribas’ head of equities and commodity derivatives for the Americas explains the machinations involved in the firm’s recent purchase of Bank of America’s equity prime brokerage business.

Matthew Kirkby

November 3, 2008

The global head of equity origination at Royal Bank of Scotland explains why despite all the bank’s problems there is still an upside to the controversial ABN AMRO acquisition.

Jacques D’Estais

September 1, 2008

The global head of corporate and investment banking at BNP Paribas says the bank is enduring challenging market conditions with a risk-aware, rather than risk-averse, approach to business.

Rick Leaman

August 4, 2008

Having endured the brunt of the subprime crisis, UBS is consolidating departments and concentrating on its strengths. Joint global head of investment banking Rick Leaman talks to Kathryn Tully.

Paul Tucker

September 4, 2006

Intelligence gathering is a crucial part of the role of the head of markets at the Bank of England, for its purposes of preserving monetary and financial stability. Paul Tucker reveals to Geraldine Lambe the three ‘unknowable’ things that would aid in the management of risk.

Alvaro de Molina

February 2, 2005

Cuban immigrant Al de Molina has done an impressive job as treasurer of Bank of America (BofA). “In a difficult interest rate environment, he adroitly managed the ups and downs, with the treasury business ending up being an important contributor to the bottom line,” says Joe Morford, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets.

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