Wipro Point of View: Universal Investment Banking Retracing Growth Path

The recent financial meltdown has led to the downfall of some of the biggest universal investment banks (UIBs). Tightened regulatory norms have put pressure on global conglomerates in the Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) regions to re-strategize. Angan Guha, Head of Investment & Universal Banking, Wipro, gives his insights on the modifications UIBs have had to make to their services and products after the financial crisis.

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