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Making everyone part of the liberal elite

April 16, 2019

Countries, companies and banks need to engage people in the strategy debate, writes Brian Caplen.

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Banks prefer to walk alone

April 9, 2019

Faced with the biggest transformation in the industry’s history, many banks still opt for the greenfield route ahead of fintech partnerships, writes Brian Caplen.

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After the Apple credit card, where next?

April 2, 2019

Big Tech is moving further into conventional financial services. Banks must consider how to respond, writes Brian Caplen.

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Morgan Stanley M&A head focuses on activism and Japan

April 1, 2019

Morgan Stanley's head of Americas M&A tells Kat Van Hoof how the bank has turned its eye on merger hotspots, Japan and activism to capture opportunities.

Why data must be taxed

April 1, 2019

The collection of data is too important to the global economy to go untaxed, writes Emmanuelle Deglaire of EDHEC Business School.

Traditional banks' slow route to irrelevance

April 1, 2019

Traditional banks' procedures to open new accounts are so cumbersome and time consuming, they could drive customers into the more efficient arms of challengers.

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Orange Bank leverages telco’s brand, footprint and data

April 1, 2019

Orange Bank’s deputy chief executive officer talks to The Banker about 5G’s potential impact on the banking industry.

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HSBC capitalises on hybrid instrument resurgence

April 1, 2019

Capital securities issuance declined in 2018 as investors sought refuge in safer instruments. But the turn of the year has seen a revival in appetite, and the team at HSBC has been one of the leading bookrunners.

Will the credit party end with a bang?

April 1, 2019

As balance sheets have become bloated, corporate paper has become more systemically important. Howeverm debt market volatility at the end of 2018 gave everyone a glimpse of the bear lurking down the road. 

Japanese savers need to embrace risk to see return

April 1, 2019

Ageing populations are a challenge for countries across the developed world, none more so than Japan.

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