Wednesday, 22 November 2017



Royal Bank of Canada joins G-SIB ranks

21 November 2017

Royal Bank of Canada has been added to the list of 30 global systemically important banks by the Financial Stability Board of international regulators. It replaces Group BPCE, owner of Natixis, on the list in the latest annual review.

Moody's sign

Leveraged loan repeal won't make things worse: Moody's

21 November 2017

Moody’s said it believes the potential repeal of leveraged loan guidance would not materially worsen lending conditions, primarily because the market is already overheated.

A worker adjusts and cleans the logo of the European Commission at the entrance of the Berlaymont building

EC sets out stall for better European corporate bond market

20 November 2017

The European Commission is muscling in on how European corporate bond markets function with a set of 22 recommendations that it believes will drive improvements for issuers and investors.

Kroll rating agency receives EU approval

IFR 2210 18 November to 24 November 2017

Kroll Bond Rating Agency wants to expand its small European operations, which opened in September, across the region after winning approval to be registered from the European Securities and Markets Authority.

Equities bankers fret over MiFID II fate

IFR 2210 18 November to 24 November 2017

With less than two months to go until one of the biggest changes in how European equities trading businesses are run, executives are predicting a shake-out of participants in the competitive area.