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What the coronavirus tells us about risk management

February 26, 2020

The normal rules do not apply when confronted by extreme risk such as the coronavirus outbreak, writes the chairman of the European Risk Management Council.

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Will Facebook become a bank?

February 25, 2020

Bankers' greatest fear is that big tech moves into banking. That reality may have just moved closer, writes Brian Caplen.

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IDB president looks back on 15 years in charge

February 24, 2020

The IDB's president talks about the changes he has observed in Latin America over the past decade-and-a-half, and the increasing importance of development finance.

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HSBC’s interim CEO makes big changes

February 18, 2020

HSBC has set a very firm course, meaning that its next CEO will be driving rather than inventing the bank’s strategy, writes Brian Caplen.

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UniCredit CIB chief looks to deliver client-driven investment banking

February 13, 2020

UniCredit’s corporate and investment banking head, Richard Burton, speaks to Marie Kemplay about how its approach to business represents a win both for clients and the bank.

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RBS’s first social bond receives warm reception

February 13, 2020

The inaugural social bond by RBS will, it is hoped, support the bank’s commitment to SME lending in areas of high deprivation within the UK.

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How will the coronavirus impact China’s banks?

February 11, 2020

Chinese banks will take a hit from a rise in bad loans as a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus, and international banks need to relook at the financing of supply chains, writes Brian Caplen.

From nowhere to ubiquity: why we may stop talking about fintech

February 10, 2020

The fintech community sprang up out of nowhere to dominate any discussion on the state of the banking industry. But will we still be talking about it in 10 years’ time?

Taking data simulation to the next level

February 7, 2020

Simply restaging past events is no longer enough when it comes to accurately predicting how markets will evolve, writes Justin Lyon, CEO of Simudyne.

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SEBx combines incumbent strength with fintech agility

February 5, 2020

The head of SEB’s innovation platform talks to The Banker about its efforts to disrupt itself.

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