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    ‘Work from Home’ or not – the Question that Banks and Big Tech face in the Post-Covid Era

    Investment Banking
    31/03/2021

    During the last few weeks many people’s feeds were filled with stories about disgruntled junior employees at Goldman Sachs. How much of that is due to the need to ‘Work from Home’, how much of it is specific to banks, a...

    How much disruption will Bill Hwang’s Archegos cause Nomura and Credit Suisse?

    Investment Banking
    29/03/2021

    While the dust is still settling around the Greensill saga, today another story hit the Banking Industry. Bloomberg reported that Nomura said in a statement in Tokyo today that the estimated amount of its claim against...

    The Puzzle of the Japanese Yen’s Safe-Haven status

    Investment Banking
    10/02/2021

    There is currently a considerable amount of market optimism surrounding the performance of Japanese stocks. The Nikkei 225 – the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s price-weighted index that is calculated daily by the Nihon Keizai S...

    Innovation in Illiquid Credit Portfolio Management solutions

    Investment Banking
    29/01/2021

    The subject of Illiquid Credit is perhaps not popular on many news channels, but it is an area of investment banking that is open to innovation just like many others. Investment banking that is often linked to Real E...

    Will Inflation be the Big Disruptor for Fixed Income in 2021?

    Investment Banking
    11/01/2021

    With Bitcoin soaring over the festive period, it’s been easy to overlook concerns about Inflation. Should Fixed Income teams in Banks worry about Inflation in 2021? The answer is a definite ‘Yes’. But perhaps not why yo...

    Why was 2020 Great for Investment Banking?

    Investment Banking
    07/01/2021

    For all its challenges, 2020 was a great year for Investment Banking. JP Morgan kept top spot, while Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse both continued to do exceptionally in equities markets, according to a report in the F...

    The bonuses on every banker’s Christmas wish list

    Investment Banking
    07/12/2020

    Top of the City’s Christmas wish list this year is a resumption of normal life. But failing that, a resumption of annual bonuses would be nice. Back in May #DisruptionBanking covered a story about bankers bonuses in 202...

    Your Reliable Portfolio Management and Research as a Service Partner, going Global with Scorable

    Investment Banking
    02/12/2020

    Companies are getting their strategies together and closing their budgets for 2021, and many of us will be hoping for a better outlook, with recent news of multiple vaccines helping maintain a steady rise in confidence...

    “Responsible” alternative investing with AIMA

    Investment Banking
    15/10/2020

    The phrase “responsible investment” justifiably raises an eyebrow in the alternative investment world. The prospect of receiving a poor ESG rating by Moody’s or S&P presents less of a threat in the private-client sp...

    Algorithmic Trading with 8topuz Wealth Management

    Investment Banking
    13/10/2020

    We last visited algorithmic trading last month when discussing global regulators’ efforts to manage its integration into the trading landscape. The Security and Exchange Commission had this to say in August: “Algorit...

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