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We need to talk about Dave

October 8, 2019

It’s one thing to protect your bank from a cyber attack by a foreign government, but is your security Dave-proof?

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JPMorgan EMEA head champions discipline and drive

October 1, 2019

JPMorgan's head of EMEA explains how a focus on scale and diversification has kept the bank consistently at the top of numerous rankings, and how it plans to take on today’s tech challenges. 

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The Banker's Investment Banking Awards, 2019

October 4, 2019

Those banks that have been nimble and adapted to clients’ needs have come out on top in The Banker’s Investment Banking Awards for 2019

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Will changes at the top bring new flavours to the World Bank and IMF?

October 1, 2019

With a new president at the World Bank – one associated with the Trump administration – and a pending new face at the IMF, what direction will the two institutions take?

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Kirill Dmitriev: Russia and Saudi Arabia's mutually beneficial relationship

October 1, 2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia have deepened ties stemming from a 2016 agreement on oil, to include partnerships by their respective sovereign wealth funds. 

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Top 250 EU Banks ranking 2019: a slow growth story

October 1, 2019

The latest Top 250 EU Banks ranking reflects the near-static economic growth rate of the region, though Romania does provide a rare and unexpected success story. 

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Facebook's Libra dream: will it become reality?

October 1, 2019

Facebook’s move to launch a cryptocurrency has been met with strong opposition from the gatekeepers of the global financial system. Joy Macknight explores these concerns. 

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Are Romanian banks prepared for an economic slowdown?

October 1, 2019

Having strengthened their balance sheets, Romanian banks are hopeful they can withstand stresses such as an economic slowdown and government plans over tax and pensions. 

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Latam and Caribbean banks work to relieve pain of de-risking

October 1, 2019

De-risking has slowed on a global level, However, the threat remains in the Latin America and Caribbean region. 

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Pavel Kallaur: insulating Belarus from external shocks

October 1, 2019

The chairman of the board at the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus talks about addressing the country’s vulnerability to trade tensions and the fluctuations of the Russian ruble.

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Banks line up to take advantage of EU-Mercosur deal

October 1, 2019

A landmark agreement between the EU and the customs union of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay has been reached, and several banks are already positioning themselves for a boost in trade and investment.

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Alejandro Díaz de León: central bank independence is worth celebrating in Mexico

October 1, 2019

The independent status granted to Mexico's central bank 25 years ago has been a key factor in the country's recent economic stability.

Digital banking in the UAE - Embracing digital transformation in retail banking Ch 2/3

Subroto Som, head of Retail Banking Group at Mashreqbank, talks to The Banker’s John Everington about the impact of digital transformation on the user experience and back end processes, and how new technologies are impacting consumer behaviour.

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Investment banking revenues continue to fall

October 1, 2019

The headwinds facing the world’s largest investment banks have taken their toll on revenues, productivity, operating margins and headcount. 

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Is Basel IV in danger of unravelling?

A changing economic environment and populist pressures are potentially threatening the faithful implementation of Basel IV across the world. This is an outcome that jurisdictions should try to resist. By Justin Pugsley.

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