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A new era for GCC digital banking

August 19, 2021

Digital-only banks in the Gulf Co-operation Council are experiencing a boom.

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Embedding sustainability in supply chains

August 19, 2021

The Banker brings together supply chain finance experts from five global transaction banks to discuss the importance of ESG in supply chains.

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Innovation in the age of Covid

August 17, 2021

Swift’s chief innovation officer Tom Zschach on learning the lessons of lockdown.


Teaming up to fight financial crime

August 13, 2021

Tackling money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crime is a difficult chore for banks. However, new approaches are beginning to make a difference. 

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Tech is global, banking is domestic

August 9, 2021

The regulatory burden has forced banks to stay local, while tech platforms with global ambitions have flourished. But is this about to change?

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Delivering next-generation banking

August 5, 2021

During the Covid-19 pandemic, banks have had to react quickly to changing conditions and digitally deliver products and services not only to customers but also provide the digital tools needed for staff do their jobs remotely. Is hyperautomation the answer?

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E-commerce strategies boom as banks look to diversify

July 28, 2021

As low rates squeeze margins, lenders are leveraging tech to expand into a range of non-core digital services.

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Interchange fee hike creating waves

July 26, 2021

The contentious issue of interchange fees rages on as Visa and Mastercard get ready for their five-fold fee hike.


Mastercard taps into the power of 5G

July 26, 2021

The global payments company is getting ahead of emerging technologies, which it believes will accelerate the move away from cash.

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Forget open banking — it’s all about open commerce

July 23, 2021

Banks need to rethink their positions in the whole customer supply and value chain. 

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