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Why oil crash has upside for Arab banks

October 1, 2018

The oil price crash has sparked consolidation and modernisation among Arab banks, changing the region's financial landscape for the better.

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Transaction Banking Awards 2018

October 1, 2018

This year’s submissions for The Banker’s Transaction Banking Awards 2018 demonstrate how technology is being adopted on an international scale. 

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The Banker's Investment Banking Awards, 2018

September 5, 2018

The results of The Banker’s Investment Banking Awards for 2018 reveal an industry undergoing a period of transformation, not least because it has uncovered a new mix of thought leaders

Why helping refugees has benefits for banks

September 3, 2018

The moral imperative to help the world's millions of displaced people is clear – but there is an equally strong business case.

Mega-mergers caught in the crossfire between regulators and politics

August 31, 2018

Anyone waiting for mega M&A to return to Europe should not hold their breath.

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The Banker Tech Projects Awards 2018

August 8, 2018

The Banker’s Tech Projects Awards 2018 recognise the most innovative, imaginative and successful projects in financial technology from around the world. This year’s submissions were impressive examples of how the industry is responding to changing customer needs, as well as empowering staff to better serve customers.

The quantum revolution is coming

August 1, 2018

Quantum computing has advanced to the point where banks can no longer afford to ignore it.

How banks fail African women

August 1, 2018

Lenders’ failure to support Africa’s female entrepreneurs is bad news for the continent’s wider communities.

Why blockchain can revolutionise trade finance

July 4, 2018

Bank-led consortia are investigating the use of blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, to streamline, improve and cut costs in the trade finance space. As more than one platform may be used, interoperability will be essential.

Europe primed for wave of banking consolidation

July 4, 2018

A decade after the crisis, consolidation might mean a healthier bank industry. 

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