Some nations responded more effectively to the pandemic than others.
Existing compliance procedures are not adequately capturing risk.
A new round of banking consolidation in Europe?
UniCredit executives Gianfranco Bisagni and Niccolò Ubertalli point to several positive trends that are pumping up the bank’s profits in Central and Eastern Europe.
Angela Merkel chooses a successor to follow in her footsteps.
Fallout from Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's shocking arrest puts the future of three automakers at risk.
A free trade pact, new infrastructure investment, and diaspora bonds are some of the ingredients in Africa’s recipe for economic expansion.
Political crisis leaves Sweden's economic untouched.
Diplomatic breakthrough on disputed sea and energy issues.
The complex wealth of globe-trotting executives and entrepreneurs comes with unique considerations, requiring specialized understanding and advice.
Out with the old, in with the new? Not quite, as the region’s incumbent banks are stepping up to the challenge presented by a spate of new, digital-only entrants that have no legacy system costs.
With customers hungry for new digital experiences and a large unbanked population, Africa is shaping up as a bellwether of how banks can truly embrace the digital age and serve customers better.
Bold strategies blaze a trail: From embracing new technologies to taking steps to minimize regulatory burdens, northern and western banks find ways to make their own destinies.
Global Finance unveils its 25th annual best banks in the world list. The winners have outperformed their peers and provide top-notch service to clients in a challenging environment.
ING CEO Ralph Hamers explains how his bank is using digital technology to improve customer relationships.
Maria Ramos, chief executive of Barclays Africa (Absa), wants to tap into Africa’s tech savviness to get ahead of the digital wave that is breaking across the continent.
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.
Michael Jordaan, co-founder and chairman of Bank Zero, and his team are working around the clock to launch their digital-only bank, which will provide competitive fees and savings rates for consumers.
WPP chairman Martin Sorrell’s successor Roberto Quarta inherits a company in crisis in a troubled industry.
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.
The rand and South African stocks rallied on the news of Zuma's removal as the republic's president, but challenges remain for his successor.
Fierce competition among Swiss banks to win the business of the world’s wealthy has led to a raft of management shake-ups.
Vienna has positioned Austria well to benefit from CEE growth that seems ready to take off after years of stagnation.