Latest articles from Comment

Pablo de Ramón-Laca teaser

Spain shrugs off Italy turmoil with 10-year benchmark

September 3, 2018

Spain’s second 10-year bond deal of 2018 defied political turbulence both at home and abroad in neighbouring Italy. David Wigan reports.

Axel Weber teaser

Axel Weber: how engagement with younger employees leads to better banks

September 3, 2018

Attracting the next generation of talent is crucial to banks’ future success, which is why UBS works hard to achieve this.

Why banks must be wary of Russian sanctions risks

September 3, 2018

Increasingly tough and complex Russian sanctions carry many hidden risks for lenders, write Collyer Bristow’s Robin Henry and Anna Battams.

Lea Gimenez teaser

Lea Giménez and Benigno López: How teamwork can bring prosperity to Paraguay

September 3, 2018

In a show of co-operation, Paraguay’s past and present finance ministers are working together for the betterment of the country’s economy.

Clemens Fuest teaser

Clemens Fuest: A plan to guarantee German prosperity

September 3, 2018

Reforms at home and a strengthening of EU co-operation are crucial to Germany’s continuing economic health, writes the economist and president of the IFO Institute.

Orith Azoulay teaser

Natixis redefines structured products with green OAT ‘repack’

September 3, 2018

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

Gary Gensler teaser

Gary Gensler: How blockchain can solve the payments riddle

September 3, 2018

The former chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission explains the many benefits of blockchain.

Dr Alan Qi teaser

Dr Alan Qi: Using AI to make the world more equal

September 3, 2018

Ant Financial's chief data scientist says the business is essentially an artificial intelligence company trying to bring more equality to the world

Legacy vendors are more of an issue than legacy systems

September 3, 2018

Tech firms are among the worst offenders for archaic, paper-based payment systems.

Why helping refugees has benefits for banks

September 3, 2018

The moral imperative to help the world's millions of displaced people is clear – but there is an equally strong business case.

The Banker on Twitter

By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them.