Investment Banking


“Markets only value banks they can understand”


“Markets only value banks they can understand”

May 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Aditya Puri, managing director of HDFC Bank, India, on – sustainability of the Indian economy – concerns on government deficits – unspecified subsidies


“The future of financial information, Bloomberg and exchanges”


“The future of financial information, Bloomberg and exchanges”

April 2011

Conversation with Daniel Doctoroff, President of Bloomberg, on data in a post-WikiLeaks age — challenges to New York and the New York Stock Exchange– the role of Michael Bloomberg


“Indian banks still lack scale”


“Indian banks still lack scale”

June 2010

Conversation with OP Bhatt, Chairman, State Bank of India on playing catch-up with privately-owned banks – raising capital – investing overseas – concerns over technology, staff and risk


“EU too soft on Greece’s fiscal discipline”


“EU too soft on Greece’s fiscal discipline”

May 2010

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Yves Mersch, Governor, Banque centrale du Luxembourg on the EU’s role in the Greek crisis – on what went wrong in the EU monetary policy leading to the Greek crisis – creating crisis resolution regimes


“Leadership from the Crisis Years”


“Leadership from the Crisis Years”

April 2010

Sir George Mathewson, former Chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland


“Scaling up the IADB to meet growing development needs”


“Scaling up the IADB to meet growing development needs”

December 2009

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank
- responding to criticism makes institutions stronger – don’t force national agendas – processes for starting infrastructure projects – relationship with other development banks – China as a donor member – the future of development banks


“Scaling up the IADB to meet growing development needs”


“Scaling up the IADB to meet growing development needs”

December 2009

Conversation with Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank
- stepping up lending in a crisis – new challenge in climate change – preparing for a possible $180 billion capital increase – staff skill sets


“HSBC’s Stephen Green says that his bank is not going back into consumer finance in the US”


“HSBC’s Stephen Green says that his bank is not going back into consumer finance in the US”

July 2009

(Part 2 of 5) Conversation with Stephen Green, Chairman, HSBC
Internal reorganisation and business model shifts