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Deals of the Year 2021 – Americas

May 4, 2021

The Banker reviews the best deals of the past year in the Americas. 

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Deals of the Year 2021 – Africa

May 4, 2021

A celebration of the top deals in Africa over the past year.

Can Canada’s banks build on their strong start to the year?

April 30, 2021

The country’s banks have performed well in the first three months of the fiscal year, but questions remain over whether this can be maintained. 

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Investec Bank plc’s CEO looks to the future

April 28, 2021

The past year has posed challenges, but Ruth Leas believes the bank is building momentum.

Global M&A volumes enjoy bumper start to the year

April 26, 2021

Record merger and acquisition volumes in first quarter of 2021 bear out predictions of robust market activity continuing.

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A fresh start for Ecuador and its banks?

April 19, 2021

Markets have reacted favourably to election of Guillermo Lasso as country's new president. 

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JPMorgan ECM head expects bumper year of IPO activity

April 1, 2021

Achintya Mangla argues all key metrics point to an active 2021 for equity raising.

Investment banking sees highest earnings in a decade

April 1, 2021

Leading industry index records significant year-on-year revenue growth for world’s largest investment banks in 2020. 

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Sacking of Turkish central bank chief rattles markets

March 22, 2021

Naci Agbal's dismissal triggers currency slide and raises questions about direction of economic policy. 

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Are retail investors changing the rules of the game?

March 22, 2021

Social media-led rallies of so-called ‘meme stocks’ have fuelled debate around functioning of US stock markets. 

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