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Faster payments: the state of play

November 2, 2015

Adoption of real-time payments is accelerating rapidly, driven by regulatory pressures and the threat of non-bank competition. Joy Macknight looks at the different paths taken in the quest to future-proof domestic payments infrastructures.

Face the music: banking rules prevent total digital disruption

November 2, 2015

Will banking be disrupted by digitalisation to the extent that music and entertainment have? Not quite, thanks to the tight regulation those operating within financial markets have to adhere to.

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US Bank chief innovation officer looks to plug into the community

October 26, 2015

How can banks better serve their customers? Go ‘hyper-local’ and deliver actionable information at a community level, US Bank chief innovation officer Dominic Venturo tells Joy Macknight.

How to address the financial market liquidity challenge

October 26, 2015

Understanding the behaviour of different participants during a shock is an essential first step to improving the resilience of financial markets to sudden periods of illiquidity.

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One small step towards innovation at Standard Chartered

October 1, 2015

Anju Patwardhan took up her role as the first chief innovation officer at Standard Chartered in July. And the move from risk to innovation was just a short hop, she tells Joy Macknight.

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De-risking Latin America

October 1, 2015

Regulators’ attempts to crack down on illicit activities are pushing foreign banks out of correspondent relations or entire Latin American and Caribbean markets. Silvia Pavoni looks at what the long-term impact of this will be on the region’s international banking activities.

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Has the renminbi's internationalisation rise been thrown off course?

October 1, 2015

The renminbi is now the world's fifth most popular international payment currency, and has the fourth placed Japanese yen in its sights. Financial policy reform and the introduction of new clearing centres have been crucial to this rise, but will the troubles the Chinese economy has experienced in the past few months derail its progress?

Time is on the banks' side – so use it wisely

October 1, 2015

Banks worrying about new market entrants would do well to remember how slowly capital moves.

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Transaction Banking Awards 2015

October 1, 2015

This year’s Transaction Banking Awards sees entrants innovating to overcome the challenges of uncertain markets.

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Tapping innovation inside ING and out

September 1, 2015

Brunon Bartkiewicz, the chief innovation officer at ING Bank, tells Joy Macknight about the spirit of innovation within the Dutch institution that reaches beyond the edges of its business.

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