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Russia's Tinkoff builds out its AI strategy

March 30, 2021

New breed of bank identifies as a tech firm with a banking licence, explains director of strategy.

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Top 50 Russian Banks ranking: resilience tested by the pandemic

February 1, 2021

Russia’s banks were growing in the run up to the Covid-19 crisis, but the economic fallout has taken its toll. 

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Turmoil in Belarus takes toll on banks

January 29, 2021

Ongoing protests and heightened risk of political stalemate set to affect profitability and asset quality in the banking sector.

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Has Russian banking moved beyond ‘boom and bust’ cycles?

January 12, 2021

Big bank failures because of Covid-19 look unlikely as a result of sweeping regulatory reforms.

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European banks grapple with digital transformation

September 15, 2020

Covid-19 has accelerated retail and business banking customers’ adoption of digital financial services, driving banks to speed up their European transformation programmes. 

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Luminor Bank head of products on creating a new bank from old units

September 15, 2020

Kristina Siimar on forging a new institution out of old operations of DNB and Nordea.

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Erste Group Bank digital transformation officer on seamless transactions

September 15, 2020

Ara Abrahamyan explains how a uniform digital platform can enable seamless interactions accross channels and geographies.

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OTP Bank deputy CEO finds the path to efficiency

September 15, 2020

OTP Bank’s Tibor Johancsik says Hungarian bank's digital transformation is well underway. 

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Sberbank Europe CEO outlines its digital transformation

September 15, 2020

European arm of Russian bank operates in eight markets across central and eastern Europe, says Sonja Sarközi

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Backbase CEO defines the platform approach

September 15, 2020

Jouk Pleiter, creator of the people-centric Engagement Banking Platform, outlines the need for a seamless customer journey.

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