Bank Strategy

  • Politics and Covid fail to dent UK fee pool optimism

    Politics and Covid fail to dent UK fee pool optimism

    Bankers are betting on a strong year for the UK — Europe’s biggest fee pool — but the overlapping concerns of Brexit, Covid-19 and regulation make for an uncertain outlook, writes David Rothnie.

  • NatWest Markets confirms top trio

    NatWest Markets confirms top trio

    NatWest Markets has made Jonathan Peberdy, Ian Donaldson and Simon Manwaring's positions on the firm's leadership team, following a reorganisation last year.

  • Wall Street must speak earlier to defend democracy

    Wall Street must speak earlier to defend democracy

    Leading US financial institutions were quick to condemn the shocking attacks on the US Capitol on Wednesday — a sign that they are willing to take positions on important social issues, in line with the industry’s eagerness to align with good environmental, social and governance standards.

  • HSBC's Asia ambitions remain after Enns leaves

    HSBC's Asia ambitions remain after Enns leaves

    HSBC’s aims to boost market share in investment banking and rebalance towards Asia remain intact despite the resignation of one of its most senior lieutenants. But 2021 must be about execution, writes David Rothnie.

  • D'Souza extends sponsors brief at MUFG

    D'Souza extends sponsors brief at MUFG

    MUFG has given Darryl D’Souza a new position under Matteo Ferrario, where he will lead part of the bank's strategy for financial institutions.

  • Crédit Agricole picks three new CIB deputy chiefs

    Crédit Agricole picks three new CIB deputy chiefs

    François Marion has left his position as deputy chief executive of Crédit Agricole's corporate and investment bank, and the bank has reshuffled titles — giving new roles to Pierre Gay and Didier Gaffinel, among others.

  • Investment banks excel in year of living dangerously

    Investment banks excel in year of living dangerously

    This year proved to be one of the most dramatic on record for corporate financiers as volumes rose from the ashes of the market sell-off. David Rothnie examines some of the themes that defined the year and looks ahead to 2021.

  • Sovcombank CEO sees bright future for bank and Russia

    Sovcombank CEO sees bright future for bank and Russia

    Sovcombank, one of Russia’s largest private banks, is making strides in its push to reshape Russia’s financial services marketplace. Dmitry Gusev, its chief executive, talks to GlobalCapital about the bank and its plans for 2021, ahead of a possible IPO.

  • Credit Suisse: we are 'well positioned' for post-Covid

    Credit Suisse: we are 'well positioned' for post-Covid

    Credit Suisse's investment bank is well placed for where the market is heading after the coronavirus pandemic, it said on Tuesday at an investor day. Its new global trading solutions (GTS) business unit may be key to future revenue streams.

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