from Breakingviews:

Bumper European share sales carry risk of excess

March 26, 2015

By Dominic Elliott

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Deutsche Bank’s long round trip

By Edward Hadas
March 25, 2015

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Deutsche Bank inserted two bold new financial targets into its annual report in 2000. Thanks to “the enhancement of our organisational structure”, the German bank committed itself to “planned annual growth in earnings per share of at least 15 percent” for the subsequent three years, and an average annual return on equity of “more than 15 percent”.

from Edward Hadas:

Deutsche Bank’s long round trip

By Edward Hadas
March 25, 2015

Deutsche Bank inserted two bold new financial targets into its annual report in 2000. Thanks to “the enhancement of our organisational structure”, the German bank committed itself to “planned annual growth in earnings per share of at least 15 percent” for the subsequent three years, and an average annual return on equity of “more than 15 percent”.

from Edward Hadas:

Grocers, cars and market forces

By Edward Hadas
March 23, 2015

The competitive markets of traditional capitalism help make modern economies successful. But they cannot do everything.

from Breakingviews:

ECB torn between two roles in Greek bank support

March 20, 2015

REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Swiss caught in the wake of massive FX currents

By Edward Hadas
March 19, 2015

REUTERS/Thomas Hodel

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Clock ticks for Swatch in Apple Watch challenge

March 17, 2015

By Carol Ryan

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from MacroScope:

Euro may not be on a one-way road to parity

March 17, 2015

RTR4SXKP.jpgSigns the euro zone economy may have turned a corner just as many begin to question the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike could soon put a floor under the euro after a 13 percent plunge so far this year.

from Breakingviews:

Holcim can push for more in Lafarge tie-up

March 13, 2015

By Quentin Webb

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Edward Hadas:

The big question for asset managers

By Edward Hadas
March 12, 2015

The little question for asset managers is why they earn so much. Buyside pay could soon overtake that of the investment bankers, the traditional “masters of the universe.” But the bigger question is what the industry should do with the $150 trillion it manages.