Adnan Ahmed Yousif, Al Baraka

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.

Ilan Goldfajn, Itaú

The bank's chief economist believes Brazil is more vulnerable to QE III's eventual end than other countries in Latin America.

Governor Amando Tetangco Jr., Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

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, Barclays

Theodore Roosevelt IV, Managing Director (Investment Banking) at Barclays Capital, on the mood at this year's IMF/World Bank meeting.

Marco Roddenhof, Rabobank

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.

Albert Essien, Ecobank

Ecobank's Deputy Group CEO, Corporate & Investment Bank, on Africa's vast potential -- and why it's crucial the potential is realized 'very quickly.'

Dr. Lutz-Christian Funke, KfW

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.

Carlos Briceño Ríos, Banco Lafise Bancentro

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.

Karnit Flug, Governor, Bank of Israel

On October 20, Flug was named Governor of the Israeli central bank, following months of in-fighting and political wrangling over who would fill the position vacated by long-time governor Stanley Fischer.

Brendan Farrell, SunGard

The Executive Vice President of SunGard's XSP business talks about the welter of new regulations facing SunGard's corporate clients.

Patrick Gutmann, Ecobank

The Group Head of Transaction Services discusses Sibos and the single technology platform the bank has rolled out for corporate customers.

David Cruikshank, BNY Mellon

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.

Hasan Khan, Standard Bank

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.

VIDEO Darryl Twiggs, SmartStream

The Executive Vice President of Product Management on the increase in demand for SmartStream's products as a global economic recovery starts to kick in.

Diane Reyes, HSBC

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, RBS

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 and Krishnakamur Duraiswamy, ADCB

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.

Jose Rivas and Fernando Rojo, BBVA

BBVA's Jose Manuel Barcia Rivas, Executive Director, Institutional Custody, and Fernando Garcia Rojo, Vice President, Institutional Custody, discuss the bank's win as Best Subcustodian in Spain. They also talk about the upbeat mood at this year's Sibos conference.