Credit growth picks up: Wider interest margins lift bank earnings, but problem loans creep higher.
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Sim Tshabalala, group CEO of Standard Bank, explains how Africa’s biggest bank is using its new digital capabilities to better understand its clients.
Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS, talks with Global Finance about the bank’s record year, its digital transformation and the value of owning your own technology.
Slow GDP growth clouds outlook: Mobile technology is bringing banking to the continent’s unbanked, and is expected to help stimulate growth.
Bank of America is sharing its success with the communities in which it operates, with a focus on ESG activities, says chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan.
Short-term pain, long-term gain: The one-time impact of the new US tax law masks strong improvements.
Asian banks power ahead: Clever strategies, niche appeal and foreign alliances raise the profits and prestige of financial institutions across the vast continent.
Johann Strobl, CEO of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI), talks about the positive results from the bank’s digital and structural transformations.
Hoping for a boost from DC: New legislation could be a boon for regional banks that are already making headway via cost savings, niche markets and new capabilities.
Enrique Alvarez, head of Strategy at Santander, talks about the impact of digitization, mobile banking and other groundbreaking technologies being put to work in Latin America.
Global Finance sat down with the CEO of Produbanco to discuss the mounting challenges for Ecuadorian banking.
Winners in the inaugural Best Bank for New Financial Technology category have already reserved their spot at the forefront of financial innovation, leveraging blockchain, artificial intelligence, data analytics and the Cloud to change the face of investment banking.
Although 2016’s frothy market didn’t repeat, regional M&A advisors in the US aren’t complaining about 2017.
Energy was a major component of deals this year—both fossil fuels and renewables. Green energy also made a big splash, as did one of the largest foreign direct investments into India.
Rising economic tides are lifting equity capital markets and buoying our Best Equity Bank winners.
Economic and political factors could force companies to put acquisition plans on hold, making for an unpredictable 2018. But this year’s Best M&A Bank winners are still optimistic about future growth prospects.
Is low volatility gone, or will it continue in 2018? Winners in the Derivatives categories are hedging their bets on which way the volatility pendulum swings in order to stay ahead of the game.
Good fundamentals and political uncertainty present opportunities for savvy underwriters, despite rising interest rates.