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How investment banking pioneered fintech

March 26, 2018

Corporate and investment banking might look complicated and regulation-bound, but the sector was an early champion of technology and paved the way for many developments.

Why MENA makes sense for the EBRD

March 26, 2018

Where once post-Communist countries attracted the lion’s share of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investment, destinations such as Turkey and Egypt now dominate, signalling a change of focus south and east of the Mediterranean. 

Latin America moves the needle in the geopolitics of trade

February 26, 2018

US and China attitudes to the economic potential of Latin America could hardly be more different, but the region will make up its own mind.

Boom time for Chinese banking brands

January 29, 2018

The US is losing out to China in the fight to establish lucrative, stable brands.

Modi's speech makes history, but raises questions

January 29, 2018

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Davos address highlighted his country’s differences with China, but outsiders still have concerns over India’s investment climate.

Fintech: the real uneven playing field

January 2, 2018

Different regions’ diverging approach to data protection and sharing is creating a disparate global fintech landscape. This lack of cohesion could lead to a host of risks for the financial sector.

Will blockchain allow banks to play the identity card?

January 2, 2018

Distributed ledger technology has the potential to become a game changer in proving identity digitally, providing greater security and privacy for individuals.

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Central Banker of the Year 2018

January 2, 2018

The Banker's Central Banker of the Year 2018 awards celebrate the officials that have best managed to stimulate growth and stabilise their economy. 

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Finance Minister of the Year 2018

January 2, 2018

The Banker's Finance Minister of the Year 2018 awards celebrate the officials that have best managed to stimulate growth and stabilise their economy. 

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The Banker's Bank of the Year Awards 2017

November 30, 2017

In order to find success in the Bank of the Year awards, banks need to demonstrate not only resilience in their balance sheet and finances, but also trail-blazing achievements in areas such as overall strategy, success in multi-channel banking and financial inclusion. This year, we made awards in 141 countries. The global and regional winners are profiled here.

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