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The Banker's Top 100 African Banks 2020

October 1, 2020

The Top 100 African Banks ranking shows strong performance for South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria. 

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The evolution of the GCC’s digital banking sector

September 28, 2020

Despite optimal conditions for a digital shake-up of the banking sector, a genuine challenger has yet to emerge.

Embracing digital disruption

September 22, 2020
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Jaiz Bank CEO on reaching Nigeria's unbanked citizens

September 7, 2020

There's overlap between Islamic finance and the UN SDGs, says managing director Hassan Usman.

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The Banker’s Top 100 Arab banks 2020

September 1, 2020

Gulf banks looked to consolidate positions via mergers in the Top 100 Arab Banks ranking while Egypt displayed robust profitability. 

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Standard Bank Group CEO on a post-crisis Africa

August 10, 2020

Standard Bank Group chief executive Sim Tshabalala on how the Covid-19 crisis is accelerating the adoption of digital banking services.

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Digital remittances dominate as pandemic hits cash

August 3, 2020

With cash falling out of favour as a result of Covid-19, the global remittances industry has seen a surge in digital transactions, improving the reach of the sector while also lowering costs. 

Top 1000 World Banks – NCB heads pack as Saudi banks hold firm

July 1, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s banks have held their ground for 2020’s Top 1000, despite slumping oil prices. John Everington reports.

Top 1000 World Banks – Zenith extends lead as Nigerian banks rise

July 1, 2020

Nigeria’s top five banks rose the latest ranking and Zenith Bank posted a 16% jump in Tier 1 capital.

Top 1000 World Banks – Standard Bank takes South African and regional laurels

July 1, 2020

Standard Bank came top in Africa as well as South Africa, but lost ground in the Top 1000 ranking.

Top 1000 World Banks Regional Commentary & Analysis

Top 1000 World Banks 2020: the biggest and the best

Top 1000 World Banks ranking

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