People & Markets

  • GC Podcast: Starting out in investment banking

    GC Podcast: Starting out in investment banking

    Across the world’s financial centres, summer interns and graduate trainees are taking their first steps in investment banking. But has the jobs market changed? Is investment banking still the draw it was?

  • European IBs look to loosen purse strings

    European IBs look to loosen purse strings

    After several quarters of strong performance among European investment banking businesses, there are signs that firms are satisfied with cost cutting measures and are prepared to resume investment instead.

  • Lloyds to reshape DCM as top bankers leave

    Lloyds to reshape DCM as top bankers leave

    Lloyds Bank has formulated a succession plan to prepare for the departure of Allen Appen, its head of bond financing, as another senior figure prepares to leave its debt capital markets group.

  • Barclays shakes up capital markets, M&A teams

    Barclays shakes up capital markets, M&A teams

    Barclays has made several further promotions across its capital markets and M&A teams in London and New York, a week after rolling out a new global investment banking management structure.

  • BlackRock voting change raises hopes of further progress

    BlackRock voting change raises hopes of further progress

    BlackRock, the world’s largest investor, has upped its game on engaging with companies about environmental, social and governance issues this year, especially climate change, under a new manager. But responsible investment supporters are still hoping for more progress, and that the big investors will make the link between their engagement activities and their support for capital markets issues.

  • Dry landscape: investors lack ways to shed water risk

    Dry landscape: investors lack ways to shed water risk

    Electric cables have melted, tarmac buckled, businesses closed. Forests and towns have burned. The western US and Canada are in the grip of a savage drought. It ought to be called a once in a lifetime event; unfortunately, that is unlikely to be the case.

  • RBC's Neal heads to corporate bond trading platform

    RBC's Neal heads to corporate bond trading platform

    Michelle Neal has left her position as head of US fixed income, currencies and commodities trading at RBC Capital Markets in New York to take a leading role at high tech corporate bond trading platform LedgerEdge.

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