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Climate, data and talent top banks’ risk concerns

August 31, 2021

In the Covid-19 era, bank resiliency encompasses a much wider definition than prior to the pandemic.

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Should banks pay attention to DeFi?

August 24, 2021

The debates around decentralised finance are heating up, with evangelists and critics going head-to-head.

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US and Canada join the open banking wave

August 17, 2021

The uptake of open banking has been given a boost as North Americans embrace the global trend.

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Regulators push banks to do better on diversity

August 10, 2021

Banks on both sides of the Atlantic are feeling the heat, as regulators ramp up their focus on diversity and inclusion goals.

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EU banks tough out harsh stress test

August 3, 2021

Despite facing the most severe stress test to date, the EU’s largest lenders have come out the other side in relatively good shape.

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Wealth accumulation shifts from East to West

July 27, 2021

The World Wealth Report 2021 sees North America back on top as the global leader in population and wealth of high-net worth individuals.

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European banks need a solid post-pandemic plan

July 20, 2021

Even before the pandemic, the European banking sector was suffering. Will it be able to lead the economic recovery?

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Is this the beginning of the end for bank branches?

July 13, 2021

The death knell for physical branches has been tolled before. But the global pandemic has fast-tracked the closure of banks’ brick-and-mortar operations.

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Citi’s strategy still evolving under new CEO

July 6, 2021

Does a bank have to be everything to everyone everywhere? Citi’s CEO Jane Fraser thinks not.

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A different kind of crisis

June 28, 2021

The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking for 2021 shows a resilient industry that is better capitalised than before the global pandemic struck.

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