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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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Société Générale CIO describes the bank’s digital strategy

September 15, 2020

Société Générale's Claire Calmejane outlines how French bank approaches digital transformation via a single platform.

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Unicredit’s European commercial banking heads explain their Plan 23 strategy

September 15, 2020

Gianfranco Bisagni and Niccolò Ubertalli of UniCredit explain how the bank’s digital strategy aims to deliver a simple omnichannel solution.

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New rule change could fuel bank-sovereign ‘doom loop’

September 4, 2020

Rise in carry trades could reinforce trend that contributed to European sovereign debt crisis, warns Fitch.

What legacy will Covid-19 leave for UK businesses and banks?

August 28, 2020

The UK needs a proactive supervisor and community banks to deal with the aftermath of the pandemic, says Philip Sinel.

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Financial sector faces uncertainty as UK and EU wrangle over MiFID II

August 26, 2020

Slow progress on regulatory agreement with the EU is making life uncertain for UK financial firms, as James King reports.

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Despite mounting loss provisioning UK banks can take more pain, says Bank of England

August 13, 2020

Bank of England estimates that the UK banking system is well capitalised enough to get through a severe recession.

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Illimity CEO focused on opportunities in SME banking space

August 5, 2020

Corrado Passera, the founder and CEO of digital bank Illimity, believes focus is important and has identified potential among small and medium-sized companies, clients he claims traditional banks have underestimated.

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European retail banking in need of a revolution

August 5, 2020

European retail banks were facing numerous challenges before the coronavirus pandemic hit and are under even more pressure now. They will need to embrace change if they are to survive.

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UK banks ordered to plan for climate change risks by 2021

July 17, 2020

Financial firms warned reporting climate-related information will soon become mandatory.

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