Q+A with Alex Chen, Executive Vice President of Ctbc Bank
Country Report | Israel
Chinese investors flock to the nation’s cutting-edge tech sector.
Nations slash subsidies in the face of cheap oil and regional conflicts.
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.
Q+A with Juraj Bojkovský, Director Of Electronic Distribution Channels At Tatra banka
Capital Markets | Deal Activity
This could be a record year for mergers and acquisitions, surpassing the 2007 peak in the US and globally. But optimism is waning regarding the outlook for 2016.
He has become the face of Puerto Rico’s woes, warning in media interview after interview of its inability to pay its bills and serving as the island’s bearer of bad financial news.
Iceland has recovered smartly from the worst recession in its history. Now it must keep inflation at bay—and that might require a monetary overhaul.
Q+A with Asit Oberoi, Senior President And Chief Operating Officer, YES Bank
The world’s biggest banks are cutting jobs and shrinking operations.
Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg call on old and new strengths to jump-start growth.
Trends | Fintech
China’s Big Three Internet and e-commerce companies—Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent—are so big they are referred to collectively as BAT, and all three have received banking licenses and scaled up their e-commerce and finance platforms.
Capital Markets | Deal Matchmaking
In this age of social media, even business matchmaking, traditionally the domain of word of mouth and handshakes, could use a little tech facelift.
Global Finance’s inaugural Best Private Banks Awards highlight those firms that aim to serve their clients better through the innovative use of technology, new products and service models.
As digital banking transformation becomes a key competitive tool, Global Finance recognizes those banks making the most-effective and most-innovative changes.
It is not even close: The 12 largest emerging markets banks in the world are Chinese.
This issue of the magazine focuses once again on Global Finance's ranking of the Safest Banks. Not just the safest banks in the world, in the emerging markets, or the safest commercial banks, but also in each of more than 100 countries.
FX markets move to ramp up self-regulation before politicians step in.