Nomura's on-again, off-again global expansion is taking another twist with plans to hire investment bankers in the U.S. and Asia even as it trims equity staff in Hong Kong.
Wall Street banks struggling with recently defanged currency-trading desks have found a surprising ally: high-frequency traders.
Clutching a lunchtime orange juice and sandwich in Zurich’s central station, nurse Nelly Studer captured the fears gnawing at Switzerland since the drama in the foreign exchange markets last Thursday when the Swiss franc jumped 30% in value against the euro.
Unilever, as chief executive Paul Polman noted with satisfaction, gets its full-year results out smartly these days.
'We made money in the last few days'.
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The Swiss economy may still be coming to terms with a currency shock last week but Axel Weber, the chairman of UBS, has told CNBC that it is major policy divergence between different countries that could deliver a significant slice of volatility for global asset markets in 2015.
Global investors have regained some of their risk appetite and invested more of their cash in spite of the continuing oil price weakness and concerns over corporate earnings and global growth.
'The whole thing isn’t over yet'.
HSBC has begun the process of overhauling its senior management team by announcing that its chairman, Douglas Flint, will be replaced next year.
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Leaving the European Union would cause a serious shock to the UK economy that could lead to 950,000 job losses and leave the average household £3,700 worse off by 2020, a report commissioned by the CBI business lobby group has warned.