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Despite Brazil’s recent slump in financial growth, the Latin American private banking sector has continued to thrive amid a number of challenging reforms

BTG Pactual on weathering Brazil’s economic storm

Despite Brazil’s recent slump in financial growth, the Latin American private banking sector has continued to thrive amid a number of challenging reforms

The Brazilian economy has been hit by a succession of blows over the past year, suffering on the back of weak demand from overseas, low levels of investment and notorious infrastructure problems – all contributing to a growth rate of almost zero in 2014...

Deutsche Bank slashes $3.8bn in refocus

Strategy rethink comes after tough new regulations on leverage and heavy fine for rigging interest-rate benchmarks

One of the world’s leading financial institutions has announced as significant change in strategy as a result of tougher new rules on leverage. Germany’s largest bank, Deutsche Bank, has today unveiled $3.8bn worth of cuts to its operations that will ...

HSBC considers moving HQ from UK

Fears over EU exit and cost of doing business could see banking giant move to Hong Kong

One of the UK’s leading banks has announced it is reviewing whether it should move its headquarters out of the country after investors raised concerns over the cost of doing business. HSBC is thought to be considering a move to Hong Kong; after many of ...

Strategy rethink comes after tough new regulations on leverage and heavy fine for rigging interest-rate benchmarks

Deutsche Bank slashes $3.8bn in refocus

Strategy rethink comes after tough new regulations on leverage and heavy fine for rigging interest-rate benchmarks

China slashes reserve requirement ratio

The PBOC has slashed the reserve requirement ratio by 100 basis points in the hope that doing so might boost lending in the real economy

The future of banking: simplicity and protectionism?

Iceland is considering a revolutionary monetary proposal – taking the power to create money from commercial banks and giving it to the central bank

Despite Brazil’s recent slump in financial growth, the Latin American private banking sector has continued to thrive amid a number of challenging reforms

BTG Pactual on weathering Brazil’s economic storm

Despite Brazil’s recent slump in financial growth, the Latin American private banking sector has continued to thrive amid a number of challenging reforms

KFH Capital Investment Company: GCC is opening up to real estate

In the past, Real Estate Investment Trusts have been prevented from reaching their full potential in the GCC, but changing investor attitudes are providing opportunities for growth

Futureview: financial services set to soar in Nigeria

While Nigeria has been hit by low oil prices and political unrest, the country is not without its advantages. Strong development opportunities will continue to grow if companies adapt to the changing climate

The banking industry is fuelling Nigeria’s economic recovery, with firms such as Zenith Bank set to play a crucial role in the country’s future

Zenith Bank: Nigeria’s economy ‘healthier than ever before’

The banking industry is fuelling Nigeria’s economic recovery, with firms such as Zenith Bank set to play a crucial role in the country’s future

Oman’s banking sector flourishes thanks to increased FDI

The banking sector in Oman is starting to play a bigger role in the Middle East’s financial services market, with foreign investment bringing more business to the expanding industry

KIB accelerates the growth of Kuwait’s banking sector

Thanks to a series of new mega projects, Kuwait’s economy is set to soar; the wave of investment bringing with it more opportunities for local banks and international firms