Latest articles from Western Europe

Angelo Paupério

July 2, 2003

The Banker talks to Angelo Paupério.

Turkey’s privatisation plans pick up pace

July 2, 2003

As Turkey works towards qualifying for European Union membership, its privatisation programme is moving forward, with profitable state enterprises opening up to foreign investment.

Good forecast in difficult climate

June 9, 2003

Finland’s banking sector is the most concentrated in the Nordic region and is tipped to grow faster than its neighbours. 

New EC law raises hackles

June 9, 2003

Susana Fernández Caro reports on negative responses to the European Commission’s draft legislation promoting ‘responsible lending’.

Getting Germany back on track

February 2, 2003

Rolf Breuer expands on how Europe's largest economy can regain sustained and vigorous economic growth.

Dynastic prince is not averse to risks

December 2, 2002

SEB chairman Jacob Wallenberg talks to Karina Robinson about family business Investor AB and about the many strategic ventures that SEB has tried out.

Milan's fashion for finance

November 2, 2002

Milan has always been a capital of style but it is now being recognised as Italy's financial centre. David Lane reports on the city's banking trends.

Top 1000 World Banks 2019

Join our community

Global Risk Regulator

The Banker on Twitter