Saturday, 21 October 2017

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  • Logo of the European Banking Authority

    EBA scraps pass-fail thresholds on internal models

    People & Markets | 06 March 2015

    European banks won’t be subject to a simple pass or fail outcome when regulators in the region begin their annual comparisons of internal capital models later this year. This is part of a regulatory clampdown on a perceived gaming of industry rules.

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    P&M: Citigroup set for redundancies in EMEA markets business

    Capital City | 03 March 2015

    Citigroup is set to make a round of redundancies within its markets and securities business in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, according to an internal memo sent to staff yesterday and seen by IFR.

  • European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters

    ECB faces struggle to meet QE targets

    Top News | 27 February 2015

    The European Central Bank will crank up its long-awaited quantitative easing programme in the coming days, injecting €60bn a month into already buoyant markets for bonds issued by sovereigns, supranationals and agencies, and asset-backed securities.

  • The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) branch in central London

    RBS slashes investment bank again

    People & Markets | 27 February 2015

    RBS is to take the axe to its already much-shrunken investment bank once again, with plans to pull out of 25 countries and dramatically cut assets, as chief executive Rob McEwan speeds up the bank’s retrenchment back to the UK.

  • Jeff Urwin

    Deutsche poaches Urwin to run investment bank

    People & Markets | 27 February 2015

    Deutsche Bank has poached one of JP Morgan’s most senior bankers to run its investment bank

  • Societe Generale logo

    SG sees payoff from financing push

    People & Markets | 13 February 2015

    Societe Generale plans to pump more resources into its financing and advisory arm over the course of this year, with about another €6bn of risk-weighted assets earmarked for the business as it continues its push to regain lost ground over the past few years.

  • The logo of Germany's Commerzbank is pictured at the bank's headquarters in Frankfurt

    Trimmed-back Commerzbank hits records

    People & Markets | 13 February 2015

    Commerzbank put in an almost-record year in equity capital markets and had its best 12 months ever in equity markets and commodities trading in 2014, despite operating with only a fraction of the resources the German lender had at its peak.

  • Russia

    Russian banks to prop up corporates

    Top News | 30 January 2015

    Russian banks are rushing to the rescue of large domestic companies by extending loans in order to save them from the prospect of default on US$100bn of foreign debt due this year. Most corporates are currently locked out of international capital markets due to sanctions and the growing economic crisis.

  • The headquarters of Deutsche Bank are pictured in Frankfurt

    Deutsche eyes cuts despite rebound

    People & Markets | 30 January 2015

    Deutsche Bank is considering deep cuts to its fixed income business just months after co-chief executive Anshu Jain said he was committed to the asset class, as bosses pore over possible ways to get the bank back on track and meet its pledges to investors.

  • ECB

    ECB adds €1.1trn bid to markets

    Top News | 23 January 2015

    The European Central Bank will buy €60bn of debt a month under an expanded asset purchase programme designed to shake the eurozone out of six years of economic stagnation and push banks into selling bond holdings so they can use the cash to lend.