Banking world

Standard Chartered’s Bill Winters outrages investors, the giant European Investment Bank dodges risk, and Ukraine’s PrivatBank is in the spotlight. Here’s the best of this week’s comment and analysis.

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Clearer purpose sought for one of the world’s biggest and most peculiar banks

StanChart chief’s comments did a disservice to shareholders’ right of oversight

The experience of Barclays suggests the bank may one day seek to rebuild a full service

A bank once owned by oligarch Igor Kolomoisky is set to be a defining issue for the new president

One investor said of his pension allowance: ‘He’s not listening to the music’

Rivals argue for similar breaks but buffers allow for flexibility in tough times

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