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Thursday, 19 October 2017

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    The rise and rise of UK investment banks

    Ticker | 23 June 2016

    IFR editor-at-large Keith Mullin doffs his cap to the rise of UK broker-dealers and investment banks in UK equities and ECM

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    Capital or regulation: which would you choose?

    People & Markets | 17 June 2016

    WITHOUT ROBUST CAPITAL markets, economies cannot innovate rapidly or grow sufficiently to create new businesses and jobs. Can’t disagree with that, right?

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    Are investment bank reorganisations futile?

    People & Markets | 10 June 2016

    CAN INVESTMENT BANK reorganisations in and of themselves lead to a durable step-change in the fortunes of a given institution? As in secure a bigger portion of global wallet share and generate a more substantial and sustainable revenue stream?

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    Could Libor bankrupt the banks?

    Blogs | 07 June 2016

    Just when you thought the most turbulent and dangerous part of the Libor manipulation hurricane had blown itself out, back it comes with a vengeance - not just to darken the doors of the 16 dollar Libor panel bank defendants (including 10 G-SIBs) but to potentially blow those doors off their hinges.

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    ​When grown men cry – the pain of bank resolution

    People & Markets | 03 June 2016

    IS BANK OF Italy governor Ignazio Visco right in urging the EU to roll back rules aimed at preventing taxpayer-funded state bank bailouts? Frankly, I wouldn’t be a bit surprised if the European policy, regulatory and supervisory technocrats privately agree with him.

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    P&M: Weaver retires as Jefferies Intl chief; Cronin steps in

    Ticker | 03 June 2016

    David Weaver has retired from Jefferies after nine years as chief executive and chairman of the US investment bank’s international operations.

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    DB downgrade another signal of doom

    People & Markets | 27 May 2016

    WAS THE ONE-NOTCH downgrade by Moody’s of Deutsche Bank’s ratings on May 23, reflecting concern around the increased execution challenges the bank faces in achieving its strategic aim, a further signal that John Cryan’s plans to rehabilitate the bank are doomed?

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    Who'd want to be CEO of UniCredit?

    Ticker | 25 May 2016

    Does the quest to find a replacement for Federico Ghizzoni as chief executive of embattled UniCredit have just a touch of the ‘who’d want that job’ fatalism around it?

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    ICMA and the road to full market legitimacy

    People & Markets | 20 May 2016

    TO DUBLIN, WHERE 1,000 people signed up to attend the International Capital Market Association’s annual conference. That’s a record, by all accounts. What’s now called ICMA has been going since 1969 and people fondly recall the former Association of International Bond Dealers annual jamborees. These days, the event is a more thoughtful and serious affair and it’s become one of the highlights of the capital markets calendar.

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    FICC standards board: another body to clog up the works

    People & Markets | 13 May 2016

    HAS MARK YALLOP, the well regarded market pro appointed this past week to chair the UK’s FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB), just entered the market standards-cum-regulatory equivalent of that inane ‘How many people can you fit in a Mini’ challenge championed for so long by the equally inane Guinness World Records?