The President and Chief Executive of Al Baraka Banking Group says Islamic banks haven't been hurt by the global financial crisis because they don't buy debt or use derivatives.
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The bank's chief economist believes Brazil is more vulnerable to QE III's eventual end than other countries in Latin America.
The head of the central bank of the Philippines says the country has been able to keep its economy rolling along -- despite the specter of quantitative easing by the US Federal Reserve Board. And in a contrarian take, he says he's also bullish on prospects for emerging markets.
Theodore Roosevelt IV, Managing Director (Investment Banking) at Barclays Capital, on the mood at this year's IMF/World Bank meeting.
The Global Head (Capital Markets) at Rabobank -- named the safest commercial bank by Global Finance -- says the restructuring of Europe's banking sector still has a ways to go.
Ecobank's Deputy Group CEO, Corporate & Investment Bank, on Africa's vast potential -- and why it's crucial the potential is realized 'very quickly.'
The Director at KfW -- named the safest bank for 2013 by Global Finance -- says the jitters about Europe's southern economies have finally started to settle down.
The General Manager at Banco Lafise Bancentro discusses the bank's being named the Best Bank in Nicaragua for the second year in a row. He also explains why tapering by the US Federal Reserve won't have a big impact on the country.
The CEO (Africa Region) for Standard Chartered Bank on the sudden interest in Africa's burgeoning consumer class.
The Group Head of Transaction Services discusses Sibos and the single technology platform the bank has rolled out for corporate customers.
The Executive Vice President and CEO of Treasury Services talks about the positive sentiment at the Sibos conference in Dubai. It marks a big change from last year's event, he says.
The Head of Transactional Products and Services (Africa) reflects on the multiple wins for Standard Bank at Global Finance 's Transaction Processing Awards ceremony this year.
The Global Head of Payments and Cash Management on the heightened interest among clients on going global--and how that has raised the stature of the corporate Treasurer.
Anand Pande, the Global Head of Trade at RBS, discusses the bank's multiple wins at Global Finance 's Transaction Processing Awards. He also weighs on in trends in trade finance, particularly the move to more holistic service offerings.
Isaac Thomas, Head of Cash Management, and Krishnakumur Duraiswamy, Head of Trade Finance Transition Banking, take about Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank's multiple win at this year's Transaction Processing Awards.
Citi's Lee Waite, Global Head of Direct Custody and Clearance, on the bank being named Best U.S. Subcustodian by Global Finance at the annual Transaction Processing Awards. He also gives his view on the current uber-competition in the subcustodian space.
Kevin Brown, Global Head Transaction Services, at RBS, discusses picking up two awards for the bank at Global Finance 's Transaction Processing Awards, as well as the excitement building around new emerging payment methods.
Andrea Bolger of the Royal Bank of Canada talks about RBC being named the Best Trade Finance Bank in Canada in Global Finance 's World Best Bank rankings. She also gives her views on how banks are dealing with a rising tide of regulations.
National Bank of Greece's Evy Passa, Senior Director, Head of Group Trade Finance & Payments, discusses the bank's win as Best Trade Finance Bank in Greece in Global Finance's Transaction Processing Awards. She also talks about the banking scene in Greece, where things seem to be on an upturn.
Transaction Processing Awards Ceremony September 18, 2013, Dubai The Global Finance Transaction Processing Awards Ceremony will take place on the morning of September 18, 2013, in Dubai at The Jumeirah Emirates Towers. The Awards Ceremony will be conducted concurrent with ...