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What should a board consider when shopping for a new leader?

April 13, 2021

Getting the right CEO to lead a bank through the next era of digital transformation is a daunting task for any board.

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Turbocharging digital transformation in retail banking

April 6, 2021

The latest World Retail Banking Report reveals a disconnect between short-term cost-cutting and longer-term digital investment.

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Shadow banking back under the spotlight

March 30, 2021

The collapse of Greensill Capital has encouraged regulators to again look at the shadow banking industry. Chinese supervisors, however, are a step ahead.

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Facebook’s Diem joins the regulatory fold

March 23, 2021

Social media giant’s cryptocurrency has had to curb its ambitions — but it’s mission is far from over.

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Platforms vs ecosystems

March 16, 2021

Banks use the two terms interchangeably to describe their digital approach. But there is a fundamental difference when it comes to strategy.

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Keeping the diversity momentum going

March 9, 2021

There was a flurry of activity leading up to International Women’s Day, but how can the financial services industry drive real change?

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A new age for UK fintech?

March 2, 2021

The eagerly-awaited Kalifa report on the UK’s post-Brexit future was released last week.

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European banks form public cloud club

February 23, 2021

European lenders have come together to drive forward adoption in a secure, reliable and compliant way.

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Are more regulations needed for MMFs?

February 16, 2021

Money market funds are in the spotlight again as authorities seek greater safeguards.

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Banks outperform expectations in fourth quarter

February 9, 2021

Many banks have reported impressive profits despite the global health crisis. Does this mean 2021 will be the year of pain?

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