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How economies can stay ahead in the global race for talent

September 13, 2022

If you are a skilled worker, the world is your oyster. But how can companies and governments hoping to retain and attract increasingly mobile, qualified individuals improve their position in the global race for talent?

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Get your (comfortable) Sibos shoes on

September 6, 2022

The annual transaction banking jamboree is back in person, with around 8000 bankers, fintechs, big techs and payment providers, among others, expected to descend on Amsterdam in early October.


The euro area is very different from 2020

September 6, 2022

The European monetary system has changed fundamentally in the past few years, as the central bank moved into new territory in buying debt and issuing bonds.

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Limitations to open banking regulations in Europe

August 30, 2022

There is a question mark over whether European open banking regulations really favour innovation, with the Asian approach potentially showing a better way forward.

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Standardised connectivity enables seamless data flow

August 30, 2022

Santander CIB is exploring how a common data format for corporate-to-bank connectivity can be leveraged to create “invisible” corporate banking solutions, as well as value-added services in the sustainability space.

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Speed of execution is key for M&A success

August 23, 2022

Despite the perceived upsides, a large merger or acquisition project is not for the faint-hearted. There are many hurdles to overcome, not least IT integration and cultural alignment.

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Credit Suisse continues delivering for FIG clients in the Americas

August 22, 2022

The head of the financial institutions group for the Americas at Credit Suisse is keen to focus on the bank’s collaborative strengths as it moves on from its own difficulties and responds to changing market conditions. 

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How open banking has facilitated data-driven business models

August 19, 2022

Open banking offers opportunities for data-driven business models by allowing customers to share their banking data securely with third parties. The next step is unlocking customer data across the financial sector.

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Investors seeking outsized returns should bet on African fintechs

August 18, 2022

At the vanguard of Africa’s fintech sector is a new, tech-savvy generation that is keen on disrupting traditional markets that aren’t serving them.


Natixis delivers green-flavoured structured product opportunities

August 17, 2022

The bank continues its long heritage of delivering innovative equity derivative-related products and those for sustainable finance.

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