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The Right Touch In Emerging Markets

Standard Chartered Bank’s head of Securities Services, Margaret Harwood-Jones, talks about how the bank uses its global platform to help build stronger markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Global Salon

Country Report

China Bolsters Portugal's FDI

Given the range of mammoth audit failures by the biggest names in accounting, many are wondering whether it's time for a new approach to validating corporate numbers.

Milestones

Newsmakers

Trends

Corporate Finance & Capital

SIBOS Supersection

Upstarts Find A Way In

Upstarts Find A Way In

The push into transaction banking by Australia’s growing horde of fintechs and other startups has not been less than the push into personal and small-business lending. 

Instant Gratification

Instant Gratification

So much in the modern, high-tech world happens instantaneously; it’s only a matter of time for payments to catch up.

Open Banking's Stealth Debut

Open Banking's Stealth Debut

Regulators are pressing for institutions to open their APIs. But first, the banks need to know their customers want what open banking can give them.

Getting Serious About Blockchain

Getting Serious About Blockchain

Some of the world’s largest institutions are dabbling, as blockchain and DLT invade areas like trade finance, syndicated lending and cross-border payments. 

Custody Battle

Custody Battle

With the growth in digital assets, there’s a growing need for secure custody. Fintech startups are ready, but where are the banks?

Managing Migration

Managing Migration

As a pathway to harmonization and platform interoperability for financial institutions, ISO 20022 is catching on. But migration to the global payments standard could be easier.

Frontier Markets Report

GCC Regional Report

Oman: Pivotal Position

Oman: Pivotal Position

Oman qualifies as the least known and understood of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, but its importance goes beyond its size.

Taxes: VAT Revolution

Adopting a new tax system, Saudi Arabia and the UAE deliver a shock to companies and consumers—and reassurance to foreign investors.

Regional Report