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  • NatWest designs new investment bank layout

    NatWest designs new investment bank layout

    NatWest Markets has restructured its divisions and given them new leadership. It is also moving some UK corporate-focused bankers over to the ring-fenced bank.

  • Deutsche makes huge strides in euro IG corps

    Deutsche makes huge strides in euro IG corps

    Deutsche Bank has had an impressive run in the European investment grade corporate bond market this year, leaping from sixth to second year-to-date. GlobalCapital spoke to Frazer Ross, Deutsche’s head of investment grade syndicate for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, to find out the reasons behind its success.

  • Economist Brad Setser on swap lines: Fed acted with speed and force

    Economist Brad Setser on swap lines: Fed acted with speed and force

    Many saw the US Federal Reserve’s decision to lend hundreds of billions of dollars to certain central banks at the height of the coronavirus crisis as pivotal in preventing further calamity in global markets. Brad Setser, senior fellow for international economics at the Council of Foreign Relations, gives a great deal of credit to the Fed for its forceful intervention. But if markets begin to see the US central bank as a global lender of last resort, there may be a greater risk of imprudent behaviour and more political tumult in the US.

  • EDDI forum to hold first meeting next month

    EDDI forum to hold first meeting next month

    A temporary forum created by the European Central Bank to discuss the proposed European Distribution of Debt Instruments (EDDI) project will hold its first meeting in September.

  • Deutsche plucks two healthcare bankers

    Deutsche plucks two healthcare bankers

    Christina Too and Gordon Butterworth will join Deutsche Bank as managing directors in its healthcare investment banking coverage and advisory team for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

  • Rothesay adds CIO, RMBS expert to bolster US business

    Rothesay adds CIO, RMBS expert to bolster US business

    Rothesay Asset Management North America promoted Robert Allard to a newly created role of chief investment officer and added Daniel Parisi as mortgage analyst in a move to ramp up its US structured finance team.

  • ‘Corruption is incentive plus stupidity,’ says J Capital's Anne Stevenson-Yang

    ‘Corruption is incentive plus stupidity,’ says J Capital's Anne Stevenson-Yang

    Anne Stevenson-Yang is a director and co-founder of J Capital Research, a New York firm and short seller that specialises in Chinese companies, as well as international companies looking to grow their business in China. GlobalCapital spoke to Stevenson-Yang about the dangers of trusting financial reporting from China, and steps stock exchanges could take to stifle the likelihood of fraud.

  • Barclays boosts global SRI team

    Barclays boosts global SRI team

    Barclays is building up sustainability coverage in its investment bank with new positions announced globally on Monday and effective immediately.

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