2019

Open Banking Goes Global

Open Banking Goes Global

Open banking promises to deepen banks’ relationship with their customers. But different jurisdictions are moving at very different speeds to accept and encourage it. 

Adapt Or Die: Payments Partnerships

Adapt Or Die: Payments Partnerships

Open banking and real-time payments are changing the market. Banks hope a wave of acquisitions and partnerships will keep them competitive. 

Changing The Terms Of Trade

Changing The Terms Of Trade

Blockchain technology is speeding up trade-finance transactions. But there’s more work needed to scale up and develop common standards.

North America: Riding Faster Payment Rails

North America: Riding Faster Payment Rails

North American treasurers are adapting to the rapid pace of technological change, as new real-time payment systems and greater digitization and centralization of treasury operations take hold.

Middle East: Going Digital

Middle East: Going Digital

New technologies can help treasurers solve challenges they face in accurately forecasting their future cash and liquidity needs.

Nordic: Big On Ambition

Nordic: Big On Ambition

Banks in the Nordics have a bold vision to establish an integrated regional payments network, and to open up access to information so companies can better manage their cash and liquidity.

2018

The Summit Of Service

The Summit Of Service

The winners of Global Finance’s Best Digital Banks awards are leveraging APIs and building an ecosystem of partners to deliver ever-more-tailored services—anywhere, anytime.

Digital Bank Winners Reap Win-Win Rewards

Digital Bank Winners Reap Win-Win Rewards

The first round—country and subcategory winners—of Global Finance’s Best Digital Bank awards 2018 reveals that digital transformations are driving efforts by global, regional and national banks to build their corporate and consumer clientele—and cut costs while they’re at it.

Q&A With Tinkoff Bank VP Maxim Evdokimov

Advanced technologies help banks be competitive and retain customers. Maxim Evdokimov, vice president of Russia’s Tinkoff Bank, a digital leader that took several regional awards, explains how technology and lifestyle banking will drive the industry.

Bigger Service From Smaller Banks

The Bank of Distinction Award honors entities that are punching above their weight, using digital technology to deliver a competitive customer experience.

Open Banking's Stealth Debut

Open Banking's Stealth Debut

Regulators are pressing for institutions to open their APIs. But first, the banks need to know their customers want what open banking can give them.

Managing Migration

Managing Migration

As a pathway to harmonization and platform interoperability for financial institutions, ISO 20022 is catching on. But migration to the global payments standard could be easier.

Innovating The Innovators

By taking a different approach this year, Global Finance was able to explore a new range of innovation.