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Frédérique Carrier, RBC Wealth Management
From Regions / Europe March 26, 2014

Time to gain exposure to the European recovery?

Europe’s economy appears to be moving in the right direction, but are equities in the region overvalued and which areas should investors leave well alone?

Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank
From Regions / Europe / Russia March 25, 2014

Emerging markets down but not out

Political upheavals and the tapering of QE have hit emerging markets hard, but some investors are highlighting the attractive valuations and long-term opportunities available in these economies

From Regions / Europe / Switzerland March 24, 2014

Swiss banks reeling as US tax deal begins to bite

Swiss banks are seeing their reputations take a battering as they face up to US charges of tax evasion, yet they have no option but to comply with the authorities

From Regions / Europe / Russia March 21, 2014

Russian incursion felt far beyond Ukraine’s borders

The economic fallout of Russia’s actions in Ukraine will affect not only individuals and businesses in the two countries, but global financial centres

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From Regions / Europe / France March 21, 2014

Société Générale's return home a sign of things to come

SocGen’s sale of its Asian private banking unit to DBS marks a change of emphasis for the bank and could be the first of many

Frédéric Pérard, BNP Paribas
From Regions / Europe / Luxembourg March 12, 2014

Uneven road ahead for Luxembourg’s global gateway

Luxembourg is expecting a surge in business as AIFMD takes hold, while emerging market institutions are increasingly active in the Duchy. But BNP Paribas’ Frédéric Pérard warns of clouds gathering on the horizon

Fan Jiang, JP Morgan Private Bank
From Regions / Europe / Ireland March 10, 2014

Clear benefits tempt private investors back to hedge funds

Hedge funds can play an important role in preserving and growing capital, but despite huge interest from institutional investors, the events of 2008 still loom large in private clients’ memories

From Regions / Europe / Germany February 11, 2014

Credit Suisse offloads German operations

The sale of Credit Suisse’s private banking operations in Germany has come as something of a surprise, but the country remains a tough nut for foreign banks to crack

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From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom January 30, 2014

‘Gatsby’ era draws to a close for private banks

Private banks are reworking business models in response to new regulations such as RDR, but there are other costs, for example spiralling salaries, which need to be addressed

Michael O'Sullivan, Credit Suisse
From Regions / Europe / Russia December 3, 2013

Radical change for factors shaping emerging market growth

Fears over falling growth rates and the end of QE have made investors wary of emerging markets, but these economies should receive a boost as the developed world recovers

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