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Queen Máxima gives financial inclusion the royal touch

January 2, 2020

As UN secretary general special advocate for inclusive finance for development, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands speaks to The Banker about getting technology right for financial inclusion and gender disparity among the underbanked.

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Sudan finance minister formulates plan for economic renaissance

January 2, 2020

Sudan’s finance minister talks to The Banker about how he intends to bring the highly indebted country’s finances back to normality, repair international relations and lift the population out of poverty. 

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Rabobank opens up and adopts agile methods

December 2, 2019

Rabobank’s chief digital transformation officer talks to The Banker about transforming the bank into a fast-moving, agile organisation. 

Why is Open Banking so frightening?

December 2, 2019

UK banks need to start spreading the word about the benefits that Open Banking can bring customers.

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Ecobank CEO looks to a more connected Africa

December 2, 2019

Ecobank’s group CEO, Ade Ayeyemi, talks to The Banker about his priorities, which include climate change initiatives and digital developments.

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Saxo CEO sees strengths in partnerships

November 1, 2019

Denmark-based Saxo Bank is really more of a fintech. And it is from this long-standing perspective that CEO Kim Fournais tells Edward Russell-Walling how he foresees a bursting of the fintech bubble, and why partnerships are now paramount for all banks.

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Tradle CEO sees blockchain solving KYC onboarding conundrum

November 1, 2019

Know your customer compliance is a headache for banks. Tradle’s CEO explains how blockchain technology can be used to improve the client onboarding experience.

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Tech chief explains how RBC’s future is built on data

October 1, 2019

Royal Bank of Canada's head of technology and operations tells Joy Macknight how the bank is creating a digitally enabled relationship bank driven by data insights.

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ING’s strategy matures to Innovation 3.0

September 2, 2019

Dutch bank ING is proud of its track record in innovating to improve the lives of its customers, as its chief innovation officer tells The Banker.

Ripple and Swift: best of frenemies?

September 2, 2019

The battle royal between incumbent infrastructure consortium Swift and challenger Ripple may be cooling after years of heated disagreement.

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