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Financial Services Briefing - Issue 3, 2013

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Banking & Capital Markets

EY - Global banking and capital markets sector(Nov 2013, Global)

Global banking and capital markets sector: key themes for 3Q13 earning calls

The most recent earnings season provided clear evidence that banks worldwide continue to face numerous barriers to successfully achieving consistent, predictable and repeatable results.

EY - European Banking Barometer(Nov 2013, EMEIA)

European Banking Barometer – 2H13

EY’s fourth European Banking Barometer finds the outlook for European banks is the brightest it’s been in the past two years.

EY - Banking Agenda(Nov 2013, Australia)

Banking Agenda: Is this the tipping point? Australian banks full-year results

We reflect on the overall performance of the major banks' full-year results. Is this the tipping point to sector recovery or simply a repositioning?

EY - Building the bank of 2030 and beyond(Sep 2013, Global)

Building the bank of 2030 and beyond: the themes that will shape it

Nationalism, new payment models and other key themes will affect banking business models for decades.

Asset Management

EY - Riding the ageing Asian Tiger and Dragon(Aug 2013, Australia)

Riding the ageing Asian Tiger and Dragon – Opportunities for life insurers in the Asian pension market

In this article we examine factors driving the Asian pension segment and examine three of the region's most promising markets – China, Malaysia and Indonesia.

EY - 2013 global hedge fund and investor survey(Nov 2013, Global)

Exploring pathways to growth: 2013 global hedge fund and investor survey

Our seventh annual survey explores pathways to growth for an industry facing regulatory and operational pressures - particularly for mid-size firms.

EY - The balancing act(Sep 2013, Global)

The balancing act: how to navigate the evolving challenges of the prime brokerage industry - 2012/2013 prime brokerage survey report

Prime brokers are attempting to weather regulatory and other pressures by offering a unique blend of products, according to our latest Prime Brokerage Survey.

EY - Hong Kong - the major fund domicile of the future?(Jul 2013, Hong Kong)

Hong Kong - the major fund domicile of the future?

Various initiatives support Hong Kong's position as an international asset management centre and offshore RMB centre. What areas should we address in this fund domicile?

Insurance

EY - The annuity landscape: five trends to watch for in 2013 and 2014(Nov 2013, US)

The annuity landscape: five trends to watch for in 2013 and 2014

As economic conditions improve, insurers continue to reposition and reinvent their products, strategies and services. Learn how advisors can keep abreast of the ever-changing market.

EY - Stepping up: Challenges for UK general insurers in 2013 and beyond(Aug 2013, United Kingdom)

Stepping up: Challenges for UK general insurers in 2013 and beyond

With the UK insurance market one of the most competitive in the world, our regular publication looks at how to succeed in an environment of constant change.

EY - Global Takaful Insights 2013: finding growth markets(Oct 2013, Global)

Global Takaful Insights 2013: finding growth markets

The global takaful industry has maintained its double digit growth trajectory in the last six years, although there was noticeable moderation to 16% in 2012.