Banking Weekly

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the latest news from Davos as financiers and policymakers gather in the Swiss ski resort, William Hague’s appointment as an adviser to US bank Citigroup and the first of the US bank’s fourth quarter earnings.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the decision by global financial supervisors to postpone a key bank reform vote, concerns that UK banks may be in danger of missing a 2019 ringfence deadline, and the credit markets outlook for US banks. With special guests Michael Lever of the investment banking association AFME, and David Fanger a senior vice president at Moody’s.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Lloyds Bank’s first acquisition since it was rescued by the UK taxpayer over seven years ago, the Goldman Sachs-backed payments app Circle, and predictions for 2017, With special guest Jeremy Allaire, chief executive of Circle.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Unicredit’s restructuring plan, the implication for Goldman Sachs of another departure from its ranks, the bank’s number two Garry Cohn, the recent hacking of customer accounts at the UK’s Tesco Bank and international efforts to tackle cybercrime. With special guests Jean-Pierre Mustier, head of Unicredit, and Sarah Bloom-Raskin, US deputy Treasury secretary.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the repercussions of the Italian referendum on the country’s banking sector and the costs for RBS as the UK bank tries to settle old scores with old shareholders. With special guest Davide Serra of investment fund Algebris.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the outlook for Italian banks ahead of Sunday’s referendum, UK stress tests and why RBS failed, and a new mood of co-operation between US banks and fintech companies. With special guests James Sym, fund manager at Schroders, and Zach Perret, CEO of US fintech company Plaid.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the EU proposal to tighten rules for overseas banks operating in the bloc in a tit-for-tat step against the US, change at the top of Goldman Sachs and Lloyds Bank’s big bet on credit cards.

 

What Donald Trump’s presidency means for Wall Street, the jobs implications in the City if euro-denominated clearing is forced out of London after Brexit, and prospects for investment banking in Asia. Patrick Jenkins is joined by Martin Arnold, Philip Stafford and Don Weinland.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss HSBC’s surprisingly strong third quarter results, the cyber disaster at Tesco Bank and the low rate of US mortgage market defaults. With special guest Ronit Ghose, head of global banks research at Citigroup.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the latest European bank results, which were better than expected, concerns about government secrecy on Brexit talks, and robo advisers in the US.
With Chirantan Barua of Bernstein Research and Bill Harris, CEO of Personal Capital