Banking

BanReservas unlocks the Dominican Republic’s banking potential

World Finance speaks to Enrique Ramírez, CEO of BanReservas, about how the Dominican Republic’s state-owned bank is changing its strategy by putting the client first

The Dominican Republic’s economy is growing five percent each year – double the regional average - but more than half of Dominicans are unbanked, and the country’s potential could be much greater. BanReservas is the Dominican Republic’s state-owne...

Policing the market: what will it take to control high frequency traders?

World Finance speaks to John Ramsay, Chief Market Policy and Regulatory Officer at IEX, to discuss what measures are needed to control high frequency traders, and restore investors’ confidence in the financial markets

The flash crashes of the past few years have drawn the ire of investors and financial players all over the world. Now at the heart of the conflict is the role high frequency trading has added to the mix, allowing trades to happen in the millionths of seco...

BBH on the impact of increased regulation and low volatility on the financial markets

World Finance speaks to Scott Clemons of Brown Brothers Harriman and Company to discuss the impact of increased regulation and low volatility on the financial markets

The dust has settled somewhat in financial markets as low volatility hits the US and UK financial sectors. But is this good news, and has increased regulation in the banking sector brought about more stability? World Finance speaks to Scott Clemons of Bro...

France’s budget cuts for 2015 are the biggest seen under President François Hollande, but they are not enough to meet EU demands

France budget cuts fall short of EU targets

France’s budget cuts for 2015 are the biggest seen under President François Hollande, but they are not enough to meet EU demands

China’s trade surplus reaches $49.8bn

The country’s trade surplus is at highest ever value following a drop in imports and increase in exports

Banco Multiva on the strength of Mexico’s banking industry

World Finance speaks to Carlos Soto Manzo, from Banco Multiva, about the strength of Mexico’s banking industry

Pimco’s flagship Total Return Fund has been hit by hefty redemptions following the abrupt departure of co-founder and fund manager Bill Gross

Record redemptions hit Pimco following Gross departure

Pimco’s flagship Total Return Fund has been hit by hefty redemptions following the abrupt departure of co-founder and fund manager Bill Gross

CaixaBI: Portugal’s return to capital markets is strong

For nearly two years, Portuguese issuers were unable to gain access to international capital markets, but according to CaixaBI’s DCM and ECM teams, its investment landscape is now far more palatable

Banco Penta: Chile’s financial industry has become an investment hotspot

Suffering its own financial collapse in 1982, Chile was prepared for much of the disorder to bestow the banking industry in the wake of the 2008 crisis. How has it fared since?

Leader in private banking, the Banca March business model is focused on helping family businesses with their financial needs, and business families with managing their assets

Banca March’s prudent approach sees it become Europe’s most solvent bank

Leader in private banking, the Banca March business model is focused on helping family businesses with their financial needs, and business families with managing their assets

Diversify to succeed: Bank of the West promotes international investment

Investors could realise greater returns and risk management benefits by adopting a strategy that increases the share of their portfolio focused on international assets

Banco Carregosa becomes one of Portugal’s most capitalised banks

While Portugal has only recently been making economic progress, for Banco Carregosa, deciding to establish itself as a leading financial institution amid the country’s uncertainty has paid off