Global Finance Magazine
The deal is part of Hitachi’s ongoing strategy to de-emphasize lines of business outside its core focus of information technology.
WHO’s Solidarity Response Fund has been instrumental in enlisting a wide range of support to fight Covid-19.
Islamic finance took a hit in 2020 but is preparing for the next surge of growth through innovation, standardization, and M&A activity.
NEWS & FEATURES
One of Russia’s top providers of digital corporate banking solutions, Sberbank created a comprehensive business banking ecosystem driven by AI and big data. Anna Loevskaya, Sberbank’s Director of Digital Corporate Banking, discusses the bank’s strategy for rising digital demand, self-service digital UX, and omnichannel integration, and how Russia’s largest bank is fast becoming one of its leading tech innovators.
The global payment landscape is experiencing a revolution with the introduction of real-time banking, the rise of digitalisation and new customer expectations. The new Request to Pay messaging service will transform the payments industry and increase usage of real-time payments, offering greater speed, flexibility and control and enhancing the payee and payer relationship.
ECONOMIC DATA & ANALYSIS
China continues to mint new high-net-worth individuals, and private banks global and domestic are eager to serve.