Latest articles from Heather McKenzie

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Understanding climate-related financial risks

June 28, 2021

With climate change emerging as the world’s top geopolitical risk, banks are scrambling to measure and manage their exposures to the new ‘green swan’ risks.

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Cloud paves way for digital transformation

June 28, 2021

Banks are becoming comfortable with putting more of their operations on the cloud, leveraging its computing power and agility to provide new insights and value. 

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How to build relationships in a digital world

April 1, 2021

Transaction banking is known for deep and long-lasting relationships. How has an industry based on in-person meetings adapted to a virtual environment?

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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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Accelerating the automation trend in a post-Covid world

July 2, 2020

Digitisation has accelerated during the pandemic lockdown, with the capabilities of artificial intelligence and machine learning coming to the fore. Heather McKenzie reports.

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Addressing the challenges in cross-border payments

July 2, 2020

Heather McKenzie reports on the progress being made in finding cheaper, faster solutions for cross-border payments.

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Why banks are engaging 'white hat' hackers

September 2, 2019

The Banker investigates how ethical 'white hat' hackers are being used inside institutions to test their cyber defences. 

Enabling real-time liquidity management

July 2, 2019

Active, real-time liquidity management is the way of the future. What still needs to be done to make it a reality? Heather McKenzie reports.

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Opening up banking through APIs

July 2, 2019

APIs provide an efficient way to enable third-party developers to build applications and services. Heather McKenzie reports.

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Russia flies its fintech colours

January 2, 2017

The Russian government is committed to creating a strong fintech community to rival other global innovation hubs, and domestic banks are playing their role in providing start-ups with know-how and backing, writes Heather McKenzie. 

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