2021 was a big year for IPOs. With almost 1,500 companies listing around the world, the number of IPOs nearly doubled in 2021 compared to the year before. The amount of capital raised surpassed $525 billion.
How much of the Ghislaine Maxwell trial affected the exit of previous CEO, Jes Staley, is hard to say. But today is all about the new CEO of Barclays. Coimbatore-Sundararajan “C. S.” Venkatakrishnan, or 'Ventak'.
As Christmas and the New Year approaches, pour yourself a glass of Bailey’s (or perhaps something more expensive if you’re one of this year’s crypto winners) and look back at some of the winners and losers of 2021.
Who are the most notorious rogue traders? Do their stories share common features? Is the phenomenon of "rogue trading" an inherent part of the industry, or can better regulation and workplace culture protect against such activity?
Eight years after one of the most controversial initial public offerings of the decade, let’s revisit the Royal Mail IPO. The price of the Royal Mail stock (LON: RMG) skyrocketed shortly after it had begun trading on the London Stock Exchange. For months and years, the company was deemed undervalued and its IPO stock price a bargain.
Every now and again, something happens in the banking sector that makes you amazed nobody is going to prison. Last week it was reported that the European Commission has fined four of the world’s largest banks for involvement in price fixing on the foreign exchange markets.
MarketFactory and TradeFeedr's partnership will allow market participants across the sell-side, buy-side, regional banks, hedge funds, brokers and central banks to connect, analyse their trading data and collaborate. The entire foreign exchange market will gain the most from our partnership.” Trading Cost Analysis TCA
Supercharge is one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Europe, according to Financial Times (FT1000) and Deloitte (Fast50). Supporting customers from their hubs in Amsterdam, Budapest and London, their digital experts are united in the pursuit of discovering and building better futures.
ETFs have been the buzzword for both the finance and crypto industries in the last quarter of 2021. Australia’s contribution has been the BetaShares ETF (a fund investing in global crypto-linked companies) launching in early November and delivering over $40m in trades on the ASX debut.
‘CryptoDad’ was discussed in an interview between Scott O’Mallia, Chief Executive Officer of the International Swaps & Derivatives Association (ISDA) and J. Christopher Giancarlo, Senior Counsel, Wilkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and former Commodity Futures Trade Commission (CFTC) Chairman. The conference forms part of the ISDA Regional Events program.
HSBC reported its revenue was down 3% from 2020 to $37.6bn, last year the bank made over $50bn in revenue. HSBC also expects adjusted costs of approximately $32bn for 2021 and 2022, meaning they have a chance to beat the Cost:Income ratio that Barclays have generated.
China’s ‘Big Four’ banks include the Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, the China Construction Bank, the Bank of China and the Agricultural Bank of China. Together they have a reported combined asset value of $17.321 trillion.
Standard Chartered or StanChart is not a bank that is shy about it’s aspirations when it comes to China. Many of the speakers at this year’s Sibos have talked about China as well. Apart from CBDCs, digital transformation and the generous plethora of leaders involved in this years’ event, the Regulator and the Customer were also talking points.
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