Stock prices have already rebounded. Banco Santander SA, one of the worst stocks of major European banks, has risen by a fifth in the past 12 months. Societe Generale SA more than doubled. The Euro Stoxx Banks index rose by 50%. The story continues under the ad But there areRead More →

By Steve Hussey, Jørgen Kjærsgaard For shareholders of European banks, 2020 was a year to forget. But bank bondholders have enjoyed positive returns and could weather the challenges of COVID-19 again in 2021, supported by strong balance sheets and supportive regulatory conditions. The impact of the coronavirus has increased theRead More →

The headquarters of Deutsche Bank are pictured in Frankfurt, Germany on March 19, 2018. LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) – Overzealous parents sometimes inadvertently hold children back. Likewise, Deutsche Bank, UBS and others risk suffocating their AMUs in too tight an embrace. European fund managers are puny compared to US giant BlackRock,Read More →

More than a decade after the financial crisis, European banks are facing a major test of their resilience. This week, growing fears about the coronavirus pandemic and an oil price war caused the market to sell off. Businesses have spent a decade gorging themselves on cheap debt in an environmentRead More →