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Innovation in digital banking awards

Banks flex their innovation muscle

August 1, 2022

This year the Innovation in Digital Banking Awards highlight the real work being done by banks all over the world to modernise their internal processes and culture.

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SEC on course for legal challenges

August 1, 2022

Gary Gensler may have laudable aims with his ambitious agenda as US Securities and Exchange Commission chair, but the risks of continuing to push too hard are clear.

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China’s banks excel but economy stutters

July 4, 2022

While China’s biggest banks have held on to their places at the head of the Top 1000 ranking, the country’s economy is showing signs of strain. 

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A new beginning on Lebanon’s horizon

July 1, 2022

Crisis after crisis have plagued Lebanon’s banking sector in recent years. Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

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Banks need to act now on disclosing climate risk

June 1, 2022

Disclosing climate risks is a new aspect of regulation that banks are coming to terms with, but lenders need to act now to avoid falling further behind as regulators ramp up their focus on ESG issues.

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Activist investors shaking up Japan Inc

May 3, 2022

Japan’s way of doing business has in many ways not changed for decades. This presents a wealth of untapped potential for activist investors looking to drive greater profitability. 

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IT infrastructure holds up in wake of geopolitical conflict

May 3, 2022

With disaster recovery plans in place, global banks' IT infrastructure is holding up in the face of extreme events – but it is the human element that is most impacted. 

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International banks feel the pain from Russian sanctions

March 25, 2022

How can banks learn from this experience to be better prepared for future geopolitical conflicts?

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Fintech funding surges as Middle East and African consolidation slows

March 1, 2022

Africa is becoming an increasingly attractive fintech funding destination for the international investment community 

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How UK Faster Payments changed the world

February 21, 2022

Almost 14 years ago, the UK led the world in developing real-time payment rails. 

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