2016

SCF Market Pushes Banks To Focus On Execution

SCF Market Pushes Banks To Focus On Execution

Michael McDonough, global head of corporate trade and supply chain finance at JP Morgan Chase, sees the supplier finance market evolving to embrace more diverse industry sectors, and banks expanding the range of funding to clients. 

Promoting SCF Benefits Across Africa

Promoting SCF Benefits Across Africa

Philip Panaino, regional head, transaction banking, Africa & Middle East, Standard Chartered, says awareness of supply chain finance needs to expand from corporate treasurers to their broader organizations.

Taking Blockchain From Development To Deployment

FinTech | Trends
The launch of the blockchain-enabled asset trading platform Nasdaq Linq, Goldman Sachs’ filing of a patent for a securities settlement system based on a new virtual currency called SETLcoin, and the continued rise of blockchain banking consortium R3 all point to a race by financial institutions to harness the power of the blockchain.

2015

New Digital Battle Lines Drawn

New Digital Battle Lines Drawn

The World’s Best Digital Bank Awards was preceded this year by the inaugural Global Finance Digital Bank Conference, held in London. Three panels of digital banking experts shared their experiences of competing against nontraditional providers in the financial technology space.

The Happiest Countries in the World 2015

The Happiest Countries in the World 2015

The study bases its rankings on data from the Gallup World Poll and takes into account variables such as real GDP per capita, healthy life expectancy, corruption levels and social freedoms.

World’s Largest Companies

World’s Largest Companies

There are many ways to measure the world’s largest companies and there are countless rankings, which do just that. We have chosen three of the most respected and renowned rankings to give a fuller picture - the Global Fortune 500, Forbes Global 2000 and the FT 500. All rankings are for 2014.

The Most Peaceful Countries in The World 2015

The Most Peaceful Countries in The World 2015

Despite living in the most peaceful century in human history, the world has become less peaceful over the last seven years. Since 2008, 111 countries’ peace levels deteriorated, while only 51 have increased.

Largest M&A Deals 2013

The term Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) refers to the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities by corporations, with the goal of growing more rapidly and efficiently.

Custom Fit For Online

Custom Fit For Online

Mayank Mishra, Citi’s managing director and global head of online banking and connectivity services, describes balancing global digital solutions with the specific needs of corporate clients.

Life Expectancy By Country

Life Expectancy By Country

Data on life expectancy offers insight into the health of countries around the world and, as such, into their citizens' chances and ability to prosper.