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RBC Capital Markets blazes trail on risk-free rates bond issuance

May 18, 2020

Canadian bank part of global move away from Libor to alternative benchmarks. 

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Barclays breaks records with Italian and Greek issuances

April 13, 2020

Timing was of the essence to achieve a strong performance on Italian and Greek sovereign issuances, on both of which Barclays was a joint bookrunner. 

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RBS’s first social bond receives warm reception

February 13, 2020

The inaugural social bond by RBS will, it is hoped, support the bank’s commitment to SME lending in areas of high deprivation within the UK.

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UBS leads China’s return to euro-denominated bond markets

January 2, 2020

China has been absent from the euro-denominated bond market for a decade and a half, and UBS announced its exit from the SSA bond business in 2012. This unlikely duo came together, however, for a €4bn deal in November 2019. 

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Deutsche unlocks India's appetite for US dollar high yield

December 2, 2019

Capitalising on regulatory changes that have breathed new life into Indian high-yield markets, Deutsche is leading the way on non-bank financial company issuance. 

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Uncertainty: the only certainty for 2020

December 2, 2019

Uncertainty continued to plague the world economy in 2019 and there is not much optimism among economists that it will fare much better in 2020. 

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Saxo CEO sees strengths in partnerships

November 1, 2019

Denmark-based Saxo Bank is really more of a fintech. And it is from this long-standing perspective that CEO Kim Fournais tells Edward Russell-Walling how he foresees a bursting of the fintech bubble, and why partnerships are now paramount for all banks.

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BofA equity derivatives team bridges continental gulf

November 1, 2019

A shift from offering clients hedging to a more solutions-based approach has driven Bank of America’s success in a field dominated by European banks. 

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SocGen makes SDG history with Enel

October 1, 2019

When Italian utility company Enel sought to issue the first corporate bond linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, it turned to Société Générale.

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JPMorgan EMEA head champions discipline and drive

October 1, 2019

JPMorgan's head of EMEA explains how a focus on scale and diversification has kept the bank consistently at the top of numerous rankings, and how it plans to take on today’s tech challenges. 

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