Banking Weekly

Brooke Masters and guests discuss global regulation and the prospects for consensus as new leaders take over some of the biggest organisations, the fraud case against Barclays and its former top executives and the impact of the Trump administration on deregulation in the US.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Santander’s acquisition of troubled rival Banco Popular, the broader implications of “resolving” troubled banks in Spain, Italy and beyond,and the foreign exchange trading scandal-will the latest suspects be extradited to the US

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the planned IPO of Allied Irish Banks, HSBC’s struggle to move 1,000 jobs from its London headquarters to Birmingham, and M&A fees – do big banks or boutiques make the most money?

 

Martin Arnold and guests discuss Russian disappointment with the Trump presidency, progress in the UK peer-to-peer lending sector, and how a US disruptor bank enjoyed rapid growth by offering free checking accounts to millennials. With special guests Andre Kostin of Russian state bank VTB, Rhydian Lewis of Ratesetter and Luvleen Sidhu of BankMobile. Music by Kevin MacLeod

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss RBS as it attempts to settle with disgruntled shareholders, global banks increase their hiring in Asia and some worrying signs about the health of Canada’s mortgage lenders.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the return of Lloyds to the private sector, the decision by Singapore’s GIC to cut its stake in UBS and consolidation and competition in the US money transfer market. With special guests Sir Win Bischoff, former Lloyds chairman, and Western Union’s Elizabeth Chambers.

 

Martin Arnold and guests discuss Goldman’s management shake-up, why more banks are warning about the impact of Brexit on their UK operations, a look ahead to Wells Fargo’s investor day and the Bank of England’s plan to modernise its payment systems. With special guest Omar Ali, UK financial services leader at the consultancy EY.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss European bank results and why they shape up badly against the American banks, EU plans to move euro clearing out of London to continental Europe and credit card risk in the UK, with special guest Chris Wheeler of Atlantic Securities.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss how Deutsche Bank broke the Volcker rule, Credit Suisse’s first quarter earnings, a new banking lobby group in the UK and the attempt by UnionPay, China’s domestic credit card, to penetrate international markets.

 

Caroline Binham and guests discuss the fate of the Volcker rule and bank deregulation in the US, the UK’s free in-credit retail banking model and Goldman Sachs’s disappointing first quarter performance. With special guest Paul Volcker, former Federal Reserve governor.