IMs and bankers in buoyant mood CBI/PwC survey 02/07/2013 Investment managers and bankers have enjoyed a further improvement in sentiment, buoyed by strong improvement in revenues and profitability according to the 95th PwC/CBI financial services survey.
Barclay's view from the North of UK 28/05/2013 Steve Thompson, head of Barclay's private banking operations in the North, is content with the size of the business and despite following a period of sustained expansion he is careful to leave the door open for the right candidate.
UK wealth management poised for modest growth, says MDRC 19/02/2013 The latest report from MDRC, a UK-based research and consultancy firm that focuses on the private banking and wealth management sector provides another antidote to the pall of gloom that appears to have descended over the sector. The UK’s wealth management sector should continue to grow, albeit modestly, over at least the next two to three years, unless there is another correction in asset values.
UBS vs Credit Suisse: The tortoise and the hare 18/02/2013 UBS and Credit Suisse have long been the tweedledee and tweedledum of Swiss private banking, following very much the same strategies and pretty much mirror images of each other.