• Municipal finance

    Steinhoff, the banks and the bezzle

    Articles, Banks

    A scandal at South African group Steinhoff has hit the large banks that lent $1.6bn to the company's largest shareholder. Differences in the way banks treated the exposure highlight hidden risks in the financial system.

  • Non financial

    Can Goldman recover its trading mojo?


    We use risk disclosures to analyse Goldman's plunge in trading profits, and offer five reasons why revenues are unlikely to recover.