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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Executive Vice President of SunGard's XSP business talks about the welter of new regulations facing SunGard's corporate clients.
The Polaris Chairman and CEO on the rising demand for trade finance products in the US and Europe.
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 Executive Vice President of Product Management on the increase in demand for SmartStream's products as a global economic recovery starts to kick in.
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.