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CIB chief steers Standard Chartered into calmer waters

November 1, 2018

As measures to manage risk and credit quality pay off, Standard Chartered’s CIB chief, Simon Cooper, is in a bullish mood.

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Net4Gas breaks new ground with unique exchange offer

November 1, 2018

Czech energy company Net4Gas's unusual exchange deal held a special appeal for local investors. 

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MKB Bank undergoes core replacement to become digitally fit

November 1, 2018

Replacing a core banking system is not for the faint of heart but Hungary's MKB Bank took on the challenge.

Why Blockchain is proving a gamechanger for Islamic finance

November 1, 2018

While consolidation is creating sizeable Islamic banks, distributed ledger technology is cutting costs and bringing benefits to institutions of all sizes. 

The IMF and Argentina: a case of history repeating?

November 1, 2018

The IMF is risking hurting, not helping, Argentina.

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Treasurers must act or disappear

October 24, 2018

Sometimes it is those who feel safest in the corporate world who are most at risk, writes Brian Caplen.

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Hackers are global, legal is local

October 23, 2018

Banks can only control what is under their own roof. But training staff to spot phishing attempts is challenging enough, writes Brian Caplen.

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Australia’s big bank shake-up

October 22, 2018

Australia’s banks have had things easy for a long time, but, writes Brian Caplen, this may not continue.

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Which countries lead in open banking?

October 19, 2018

A new report divides up countries as pioneers, followers and conservatives in open banking. And in spite of the push from PSD2, not all EU countries are doing particularly well, writes Brian Caplen.

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Making capital flow downhill

October 12, 2018

Money flows around the world like never before, but, asks Brian Caplen, is it promoting development?

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