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Real-time data and shifting risk models in banking

September 10, 2021

From a customer perspective, banks have had a ‘good’ pandemic. How can banks build on that trust in the sector and its digital take up?

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European bank M&A forecast to accelerate

September 1, 2021

The consolidation drive is expected to continue into 2022, with domestic deals taking the lion’s share of activity.

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Testing the water: UK shared bank branch pilots

August 27, 2021

The 'hub model', which allows five banks to share one premises, is an example of how branch networks are evolving.

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HSBC steps up Asia shift with Singaporean insurance acquisition

August 20, 2021

The UK bank’s pivot to the region faces challenges amid fierce competition and Western tensions with China.

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Private capital markets come of age

August 20, 2021

All the ingredients are in place for continued private capital market growth.

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Asian banks ramp up regional expansion drives

August 18, 2021

In the face of saturated local markets, banks in Japan, South Korea and Singapore are increasingly looking elsewhere in the region.

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Teaming up to fight financial crime

August 13, 2021

Tackling money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crime is a difficult chore for banks. However, new approaches are beginning to make a difference. 

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UK mulls pros and cons of scrapping bonus cap

August 13, 2021

Critics argue that a cap on bankers’ bonuses is ineffective and outdated, but the issue remains controversial.

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Jamaica begins ‘retail’ CBDC pilot

August 12, 2021

The Bank of Jamaica has distributed $1.5m in central bank digital currencies to authorised institutions.

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What does the FCA’s new approach to SPACs mean for banks?

August 11, 2021

New rules introduced on August 10 seek to attract more special purpose acquisition companies to the UK market.

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