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What must be done to revive the CEE region’s competitive edge in high-tech innovation?
Private bankers need new strategies to make themselves relevant to Asia’s wealth creators.
Tapodyuti Bose, global head of channel & enterprise services for Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions, spoke to Global Finance about the bank’s digital initiatives around the world.
Adam Walendziewski, director of digital platforms agile centre ING bank slaski, a digital bank of distinction this year, tells global finance about the ways the bank promotes a ‘digital first’ strategy.
Vaidas Zagunis, member of the management board at SEB Lithuania and its head of retail banking, talks with Global Finance about the Swedish bank’s deployment of digital products to support its universal banking strategy.
Michal Kissos-Hertzog, head of innovation and digital at Bank Leumi, talks to Global Finance about mobile banking, millennials, investment products and their impacts.
Smaller banks must rely on agility to be competitive against their larger, but slower-moving, rivals when it comes to implementing digital measures and rolling out new products
Sean Monahan, a partner with A.T. Kearney, leader of the firm’s Operations & Performance Transformation Practice in the Americas region and an expert in supply chain across the consumer products, retail, agricultural, pharmaceutical, chemical, automotive and high-tech sectors, visits our Global Salon to talk about how technology is impacting corporate logistics.
Treasury & Cash Management Supplement 2017
Banks and corporate finance institutions are increasingly adopting blockchain, but grapple with a technology in rapid transition and with multiple adoption and regulatory challenges.
Bank service to smaller enterprises doesn’t reach the level of service they provide to their larger retail and industrial clients, leaving a gap that fintechs are eager to fill.
Low interest rates have distorted stock prices, real estate markets and balance sheets. When central banks finally shut off the spigot, it won’t be pretty.
A tsunami of technological progress is forcing risk-averse corporate finance executives to confront changes in the environment.
Off-site storage in the Cloud boosts treasury-management solutions, offering affordability, flexibility and scalability.
Companies keep increasing their stashes of cash. Which companies were richest in 2017?
With reforms taking hold and world trade recovering, Spain is stronger than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis.
The 2012 European bailout of the Spanish banks was probably the nadir of the Spanish financial and economic crisis but an aggressive approach to tackling its banking-system troubles set Spain apart from its Mediterranean neighbors such as Italy
Argentina’s leaders believe they can attract more foreign investment, and have huge expectations for its benefits.
Chile expects lithium based “white petroleum” industry to attract $10 billion in investment and generate 10,000 new jobs.
European Court of Justice's interim measures against Poland for logging in the Białowieża forest further strains relations between the country and the EU spearking fears of a Polexit
The newly anointed heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is planning a mega tourism project that could possibly contribute 15 billion riyal ($4 billion) to the kingdom’s GDP and create up to 35,000 jobs.
Serbia took pole position in the 2016 global performance index for greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) released by fDi Intelligence, an FT data division. It displaced Vietnam, index leader for the two previous years.
The luxury jewelry brand has hired veteran luxury industry executive Alessandra Bogliolo as CEO hoping to revive its past lustre
Kenya has seen strong economic performance and a growing middle class under Kenyatta over the past decade
The US based food giant announced that Dirk Van de Put will become the company’s new CEO in November. He will have to address changing consumer preferences like fresh over processed Food, organic ingredients and dining out
Newly appointed AkzoNobel CEO Thierry Vanlancker takes over the Dutch paint company at a time when it faces an ongoing battle with its biggest shareholder, Elliott Management, and several hostile takeover attempts from US rival PPG Industries.
Corporate Finance & Capital
The Chinese central bank’s heavy-handed intervention in the currency markets earlier this year has triggered a decline in trading of the renminbi and a reversal in the rise of the Rmb in international payments.
The UAE has lined up nearly half a dozen billion dollar IPOs, mainly from state-owned companies, before the record breaking Saudi Aramco listing in 2018 drains liquidity from the market
With an enticing yield of 6.75%, Iraq attracted $6.6 billion in orders for its $1 billion issue of five-and-a-half-year bonds in early August, its first independent bond sale in more than a decade.
US companies are scrambling to adjust to a change in accounting rules that has been more than a decade in the making.
With the duties of chief financial officers growing in scope and complexity, evaluation and pay packages are changing too.
European exporters are beginning to worry about the impact of a strong euro on their competitiveness in global markets.
By recognizing entrepreneurial talent and encouraging employees to step forward with ideas, banks get a chance to boost innovation from within
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Finance raised 17 billion riyals ($4.5 billion) in its first domestic sukuk issuance in late July.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) wants to be one of the first countries in the world to roll out the fifth generation of mobile networks, more commonly known as 5G.
The second phase of European Union’s 2007 Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II comes into effect starting January 2018. It will not only extend the scope of financial instruments under coverage but also require extensive record keeping setting firms across the EU for a big compliance challenge.