Awards 2010: Equity risk and credit risk: Barclays Capital

 

Proprietary trading by banks has been in the spotlight as the inquest into the credit crunch continues with the Dodd-Frank Act in the United States threatening to curb what has been a major money-spinner for the industry. And it is not just regulators who are worried – bank clients have expressed concern at the potential conflict of interest posed by offering advice and trading on their own account also.

According to Anil Bangar, managing director at Barclays Capital’s UK insurance and pension