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Recent articles by Nell:

EBA leader in talks to become CEO of banking body Afme

Adam Farkas is the frontrunner to succeed Simon Lewis at the body lobbying on behalf of financial services → Read More

Laid-off bankers abandon bikes worth thousands in car parks

In the heat of the mass lay-offs sweeping the City, bankers and traders are abandoning pricey bikes → Read More

Revealed: The two investment banks with unhappier staff than Deutsche

BNP Paribas and SocGen are in the midst of deep cost-cutting programmes focused on their trading divisions → Read More

Deutsche picks ex-Barclays compliance head to manage cash reserves

The bank, which is in the middle of a restructuring, has billions of euros of extra cash to spend → Read More

HSBC poaches senior Greenhill banker

The business services dealmaker will rejoin longtime co-worker and now HSBC vice-chair of global banking Anthony Parsons → Read More

Independent bank shares plummet as investors fear end of M&A cycle

More than $5bn is stripped from the market caps of the top six independent banks as M&A slowdown is priced in → Read More

Six candidates for the job of HSBC chief executive

FN asked analysts and headhunters to find out who might end up in the chief executive’s chair → Read More

HSBC under pressure to hire bank’s first-ever outside CEO

Bank faces apparent shortage of internal candidates and challenging business conditions → Read More

European investment banks endure a lost decade of fees

New research from Refinitiv suggests a worrying trend for Europe's biggest banks is unlikely to reverse → Read More

HSBC pushes ahead with thousands of job cuts in wake of surprise CEO exit

Redundancies have become a theme across the sector this year, amid low interest rates and contracting revenues at costly trading divisions → Read More

Barclays bosses confirm thousands of job cuts

Job cuts, which amount to around 3.6% of group staff, confirm Barclays is not immune to a round of cost-cutting across the industry → Read More

Tradeweb gain masks trading pain at Barclays

Activist investor Edward Bramson is keeping a watchful eye on Barclays' investment bank → Read More

BNP Paribas adds head of UK M&A from Nomura

Addition of senior Nomura exec is a boost for BNP Paribas’ campaign to put itself on the map in UK deals → Read More

Credit Suisse profits rise 45% as traders outperform peers

Results are likely to ease pressure on CEO Tidjane Thiam to make further cutbacks to Credit Suisse's sales and trading division → Read More

Taubman’s PJT keeps foot on the gas with big M&A gains

Paul Taubman's firm continues to hire dealmakers in a strong year for its advisory teams → Read More

Barclays, Citi and others face £1bn UK class action over FX rigging

British courts were cleared to hear US-style class actions in 2015 → Read More

Bond market standard-bearer picks LCH executive as next CEO

The Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Markets Standards Board has chosen Martin Pluves as its chief executive → Read More

Lazard pins hopes on second-half after trailing rival Evercore in 2019

Lazard blames slowdown in European M&A and restructurings globally for a 21% fall in core advisory fees → Read More

Deutsche Bank dragged to €3.1bn loss by huge restructuring bill

Costs and challenges of overhauling Germany's biggest bank are laid bare in second-quarter earnings → Read More

Mizuho taps ex-Citi exec as head of investment bank in Europe

Appointment of former Citi Moscow chief Slava Slavinskiy caps a spate of recent hiring → Read More