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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. 

Lebanon’s economic woes leave banks in limbo

March 8, 2021

Record low for the country’s currency in early March sparked angry protests, and there is little sign of improvement on the horizon.

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'Fear index' hit a record high in 2020

March 1, 2021

The Vix, which measures volatility in the S&P 500, hit a peak in March 2020 and remained elevated throughout the year. 

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Deutsche Bank on the benefits of a focused investment bank

March 1, 2021

Deutsche’s EMEA co-head of investment banking coverage and advisory explains how having a focused strategy in areas such as ECM is finally paying off.

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Libor’s long farewell — is this the final act?

March 1, 2021

The global drive to replace Libor with alternative benchmarks is entering a final crucial period.

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AI shares the heavy lifting in Libor transition

February 23, 2021

With references to benchmark across thousands of contracts, banks have enlisted artificial intelligence to support transition effort.

Ulster Bank confirms withdrawal from Ireland

February 22, 2021

Withdrawal of country's third-largest retail bank will see banking provision concentrated further. 

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Nine banks take up ECB capital relief measures

February 8, 2021

While European banking sector remains resilient, Covid-19 credit risks still pose challenges.

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