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It’s that time of year again… the Bank of the Year Awards

November 30, 2021

Join us (virtually) as we raise our glasses to the banks that outshone their peers in terms of performance, strategic initiatives and response to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021.

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When it comes to the climate, we all must try harder – journalists included

November 23, 2021

Discussions around climate change and wider sustainability factors still need focus and a sense of urgency.

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Has the age of cloud-based banking arrived?

November 16, 2021

According to a recent report, the pandemic has lit a fuse under cloud adoption in banking. However, there are a few challenges – and perceived risks – that need to be overcome.

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Will the NFT wave prove disruptive to banking?

November 9, 2021

The non-fungible token marketplace has exploded this year. But is this akin to the Tulipmania in the 1600s or does it signal a lasting market change?

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Payments down, but quickly rebounding

November 2, 2021

The 2021 McKinsey Global Payments Report takes the pulse of the industry as it recovers from the impact of the pandemic.

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London secures green finance crown

October 26, 2021

On the eve of the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, the UK’s leading financial centre has toppled Amsterdam in the latest Global Green Finance Index.

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Let’s talk about the menopause

October 19, 2021

A new study has found that a quarter of women are more likely to leave the financial services workforce due to their menopause experience.  

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Making the most out of virtual

October 5, 2021

While another virtual conference season may leave some feeling a little non-plussed, there is much to be gained in engaging with the networking tools.

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Kigali and Lagos added to financial centre index

September 28, 2021

While there was not much change at the top of the 30th edition of the Global Financial Centres Index, two African centres join the ranks for the first time. 

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Cyber security tips for the payments industry

September 14, 2021

A new report lays out 20 recommendations for how the payments industry can elevate its game in preventing cyber attacks. A rising focus on cyber hygiene will lift the whole industry.

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