Banking Weekly

Caroline Binham and guests discuss a new survey of bank ethics in the UK, Mark Tucker’s appointment as chairman of HSBC, and how the role of Wall Street bank analyst has changed in the last 25 years. With special guest Dame Colette Bowe of the UK Banking Standards Board and Mike Mayo, US bank research analyst.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Deutsche Bank’s big rights issue, the UK Senior Managers Regime one year on, and Goldman Sachs’s crackdown on free phone calls. With special guest Davide Serra of Algebris Investments.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the launch of the first new clearing bank in the UK in 200 years, Deutsche Bank pay and the friction in the US between Trump’s protectionist policies and banks’ desire to employ staff in Asia. With special guest Nick Odgen, executive chairman of Clear Bank.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss a proposal that Royal Bank of Scotland should no longer be required to sell Williams & Glyn, Deutsche Bank’s mystery Chinese investor and HSBC’s disappointing results. With special guest Andrew Coombs of Citigroup.

 

Patrick Jenkins and the FT banking team discuss Credit Suisse’s full-year results with Berenberg analyst James Chappell and the Co-operative Bank’s struggle to survive under its current ownership. They also talk to Douglas Merrill of ZestFinance, a financial software company that helps lenders price loans to people with patchy credit histories.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the merits of putting former Goldman Sachs banker Gary Cohn in charge of US deregulation, Lloyds bank’s review of HBOS fraud customers, and Italian banking as UniCredit goes to the market and Intesa ponders a takeover of Generali. With special guest Dennis Kelleher, head of the regulatory think tank Better Markets.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Deutsche Bank’s latest legal settlement, Goldman Sachs’ criticism of Donald Trump’s immigration reforms and the proposed creation of a ‘bad bank’ to deal with Europe’s toxic loans. With special guest Andrea Enria, chairman of the European Banking Authority.

 

Martin Arnold and guests discuss European banks’ views on Brexit as expressed at the FT’s European financial forum in Dublin, the recent cyberattack on Lloyds Bank and how mainstream US banks view their fintech competitors. With special guests Noreen Doyle of Credit Suisse, and David Stolin, professor of finance at Toulouse Business School

 

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.