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How China could benefit from the US trade war

September 18, 2018

If US president Donald Trump forces China to change its economic model, Brian Caplen says he will be doing the country a favour.

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Is specialisation best for foreign banks in the US?

September 3, 2018

The US has always been attractive for foreign banks but not all who dare, win.

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DP World CEO looks to the future of global trade

September 3, 2018

Global civilisation and prosperity has been built on trade. For this to continue we should expand infrastructure, embrace innovation and foster mutual respect and trust, says DP World CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.

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Will Belt and Road project derail Laos economy?

September 3, 2018

Concerns are growing that the Laos-China Railway project will bring more debt than local benefits.

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Natixis redefines structured products with green OAT ‘repack’

September 3, 2018

Natixis plans to double revenues from its sustainability business by ‘greening’ financial products.

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Angola finance minister forecasts imminent return to growth

September 3, 2018

Angola’s finance minister talks to Peter Wise about diversifying the economy away from oil, tackling a shortage of foreign exchange and lifting economic growth.

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Mohammad Y Al-Hashel: Unlocking Islamic finance’s true potential

September 3, 2018

Islamic finance should have a wider global appeal, writes Kuwait's central bank governor.

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AI: the next frontier for Indian banks

September 3, 2018

India's banks have embraced the use of chatbots – some of them bilingual – to handle thousands of customer interactions concurrently.

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The Banker's Top 250 EU Banks ranking: Is the capital recovery complete?

September 3, 2018

The Banker’s Top 250 EU Banks ranking shows the resilience of lenders’ capital bases, although profitability is still lacking when viewed in global terms. 

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Palestine presses on with banking sector development

September 3, 2018

Palestine’s banks have to contend with challenges that include political tensions, an underbanked population and no national currency.

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Are Europe's big fish set to bite in mega-M&A frenzy?

August 31, 2018

Is Europe set for a series of mega-M&As, or will headwinds around the banking union and regional politics stall such deals?

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Wells Fargo innovation R&D chief embraces digital disruption

September 3, 2018

Bipin Sahni, Wells Fargo’s head of innovation research and development for its innovation group, talks to Joy Macknight about laying the foundation for innovation through an R&D mindset.  

Amber Case, cyborg anthropologist and Harvard Fellow – View from BFNY 2018

Amber Case, cyborg anthropologist and Harvard Fellow, explains to The Banker’s Joy Macknight the definition of the ‘digital human’ and the impact the rapid pace of technology change is having on society.

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Top five US banks in 2007 and today

September 18, 2018
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Ten years on from the global financial crisis, what has changed in the US top five banks ranking? One bank disappeared, two experienced a drop in total assets and three boosted their balance sheets. Joy Macknight reports.

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FSB pivot from policy-making is good news for banks

There is early evidence that banks are changing their corporate cultures in light of regulatory initiatives such as the UK’s Senior Managers & Certification Regime. It is no surprise, therefore, that other regulators are taking a greater interest in it. By Justin Pugsley.

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