The prospect of financial deregulation has fuelled a sharp recovery in US banking stocks, while normalising rates would give European financials a welcome boost
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US equity markets have surged on the promise the Trump administration will deliver policies to boost the country’s economic output. But as the president’s agenda appears to stall, are we in line for a correction?
Many investment professionals are surprisingly upbeat on the impact the upcoming Trump presidency will have on markets, sensing buying opportunities amid the uncertainty
Investors must be aware of heightened political risks following Donald Trump’s win in the US election, including keeping an eye on developments in Europe
As international banks exit Latin America, private clients are being badly treated in the fallout. Can local players fill the gap?
Grenada’s Citizenship By Investment programme, which encourages prospective citizens to invest in the island, is slowly paying off, but the money must now be put to work
In a web exclusive, PWM talks to Kelly Coffey, CEO of JP Morgan’s US Private Bank, about innovation and how clients’ expectations are shaped by their experiences with non-financial firms
New York may be the centre of the financial industry in the US, but regional variations mean the biggest banks need a physical presence across the country to cater to clients, as well as overseas if they have global ambitions
Latin America’s richest individuals have seen their wealth hit hard by drops in commodity prices, while many international banks have reduced their footprint or backed out of the region entirely
Fears of an imminent US recession have abated and recent economic data looks strong, but is the country really in as good a shape as its record-breaking equity markets would suggest?
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