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GCC Islamic banks growth poised for revival

May 10, 2019

Asset growth is likely to accelerate in 2019-20 for GCC Islamic banks after a difficult 2018.

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Deals of the Year 2019 - Americas

May 9, 2019

The Banker reviews the Americas region's best deals of the past year.

European GSIB solvency ratios declined in 2018

May 2, 2019

For the first time since 2013, when AFME started tracking capital ratios at systemically important banks in the EU, the average end-point CET1 ratio had declined slightly year-on-year by the end of 2018. 

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Investec CIB head takes a steady approach to growth

May 1, 2019

Investec faces the unbundling of its asset management business as well as turbulent conditions in the UK. CIB chief Chris Meyer talks to The Banker about how it will will navigate these challenges.

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Deals of the Year 2019 - Africa

May 1, 2019

A look at the year's most noteworthy deals in Africa.

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Deals of the Year 2019 - Middle East

May 1, 2019

A celebration of the top deals in the Middle East over the past year.

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Deals of the Year 2019 - Asia-Pacific

May 1, 2019

The best deals in the Asia-Pacific region over the past year are celebrated.

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Deals of the Year 2019 - Europe

May 1, 2019

The Banker reviews Europe's best deals of the past year.

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Surfing the big tech wave: will IPOs revive the market?

May 1, 2019

Despite a grim first quarter for primary issuance in capital markets, the trickle is to be followed by a tsunami of big tech IPOs. The question is, which will sink and which will swim? 

US dominates Q1 2019 M&A activity

May 1, 2019

Globally, M&A activity is down on the first quarter of 2018, though it is business as usual in the US.

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