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Painting a better customer journey for SMEs

April 26, 2022

Ravneet Shah, CTO at Allica Bank, is on a mission to build a better bank for SMEs.

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Banks’ eyes in the sky

April 22, 2022

The data and intelligence satellites provide are being leveraged on a wider scale within financial services in areas such as financial inclusion and climate risk. 

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Romanian banks brace for uncertain 2022

April 21, 2022

Last year was the most profitable year on record for Romanian banks, but this year is set to be different.

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EBRD president makes support for Ukraine a top priority

April 20, 2022

The president of the EBRD, Odile Renaud-Basso, on the bank’s support for Ukraine following its invasion by Russia.

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What would a multiplanetary bank look like?

April 14, 2022

The rapid pace of change means such questions are not out of the realm of possibility.


Banks' experiments in the metaverse

April 1, 2022

Banks have begun to take tentative steps into the metaverse, exploring how they can bring their services to this fully-digital channel. With questions around the use of cryptocurrencies and the form regulation may take, there is still some way to go before banks are offering a full metaverse experience.

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HSBC starts three-year quantum experiment journey

March 29, 2022

The UK bank has teamed up with IBM on quantum computing use case experiments in financial services.

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Fintech investment in the pandemic era

March 28, 2022

The Banker brings together fintech investors and start-up hub facilitators to comment on record levels of investment, scale-up strategies, the desire for unicorns and the need for diversity in the sector. 

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Reimagined rooftops

March 23, 2022

Banks are looking at how they can repurpose the tops of their urban footprint to better serve their staff and the community, as well as demonstrate their sustainability credentials.

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Do banks understand their place in the embedded finance ecosystem?

March 22, 2022

Today’s world of smartphones, e-commerce and open-banking initiatives have drastically changed access to financial services via banking-as-a-service and embedded finance. 

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