Avoiding Cash To Avoid Contagion

Contamination fears from banknotes and electronic keypads are fueling a surge in electronic payments, and governments are keen to encourage the trend.

Swift GPI Is Growing Up

Banks and payment processors are learning how to use the secure messaging system to facilitate and manage all cross-border payments transactions.

Central Banks Tackle COVID-19 Fallout

Viral V. Acharya, C.V. Starr Professor of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business and a former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, speaks with Global Finance about the fallout of the coronavirus epidemic.


Softbank Shocks With $13 Billion Loss

In an announcement on April 13, SoftBank cited a “deteriorating market environment” as the explanation for the abysmal results at its $100 billion Vision Fund.

Tech Tie-Up To Tackle Covid-19 Contact Tracing

Epidemiologists say this type of contact tracing promises to contain flare-ups of the virus, but to be part of an effective lockdown-exit strategy, contact tracing will need to be used in conjunction with rapid virus testing and mass adoption.





A Crisis Foretold

How private banking endured the last global crisis shows how it might come through this one.

Not Just Business, But Personal

James Jack, Head Of The Business Owners Client Segment in the Americas for UBS Global Wealth Management, speaks with Global Finance about how the bank serves successful entrepreneurs.