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Bank of the Year Awards 2016 – Americas

December 8, 2016

The leading banks over the past 12 months from the Americas.

Why Trump could be a blessing for China

November 28, 2016

China could benefit if the US makes good on its threat to pull out of Trans-Pacific Partnership by strengthening its standing in the Asia-Pacific region. But neighbours trading with the giant could risk ceding political power. 

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PWM/The Banker Private Banking Awards 2016

October 27, 2016

Fast-paced digitisation, leading to both enhanced customer experience and a more efficient business model, has taken over from investment-led innovation in the private banking world

Why Islamic finance is the ethical choice

October 24, 2016

The way ahead for the Islamic finance industry is to market itself as a sustainable banking option beyond the Muslim world.

What makes a good wealth manager?

October 24, 2016

Thanks to technology, more and more people are accessing private banking. But what constitutes ‘good’ wealth management in this changing climate?

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The Banker's Investment Banking Awards, 2016

October 3, 2016

With the concept of playing to your strengths at the heart of the new model of investment banking, The Banker celebrates the most innovative players in the industry over the past 12 months

Better integration will move mobile money up the value chain

September 26, 2016

Mobile money accounts are growing in numbers but a large proportion of them remain dormant. More must be done to integrate the e-wallet model with conventional payment systems.

A bond to end sovereign defaults?

September 26, 2016

As European figures show, the fight against government debt goes on. GDP-linked bonds are a possible solution, but first they need investor backing.

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Transaction Banking Awards 2016

September 1, 2016

The year 2016 will become known as the year virtual accounts matured.

The Swiss model is no Brexit panacea

August 30, 2016

It is unlikely the EU will want to replicate its cumbersome arrangements with Switzerland for the UK.

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