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Banks are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic with innovations that could mark out the direction of their efforts to digitize for years to come.
Middle East regional winners of Global Finance’s Best Digital Bank awards are ramping up the shift to digital banking.
Tapodyuti Bose, managing director and global head of Digital Channels, Data & Analytics, Treasury & Trade Solutions at Citi, spoke with Global Finance about how digitization is helping businesses remain resilient and operational during the Covid pandemic.
Anna Mikhina, VP of Lifestyle Services Development at Tinkoff, explains why the bank’s super-app has been so popular during the pandemic.
A crisis-filled year reminded private banking customers of the value of the personal touch. This year’s winners found ways to accommodate them.
Resilience has long defined the private banking industry in Africa, and 2020 is no exception. With the Covid pandemic raging and the global economy sagging, African banks have been among the hardest hit. From 2012 through 2019, according to McKinsey ...
Asia’s HNWIs are a sophisticated and fast-growing market—and banks have noticed.
Some of the most venerable institutions among this region of island nations are thriving in spite of the Covid-19 crisis.
Entrepreneurs and business owners power private banking in Central and Eastern Europe.
Latin America’s best wealth management providers are building their presence within the region and in global financial centers to better serve their wealthy clients.
Large, fast-growing institutions based in the region are building up their private banking capacities, testing global ambitions and preparing for a generational wealth transfer.
The best private banks in North America are putting new energy into the domestic market and pursuing up-and-coming customers below the highest levels of wealth.
Technological savvy and a focus on entrepreneurs and business owners are helping Europe’s best private banks to weather the Covid-19 storm.
This year’s winners are ramping up the ability to tailor their offerings to specific audiences while offering global-quality, tech-enabled services.
Nicolas Aguzin, CEO of J.P. Morgan’s International Private Bank and on the operating committee for the firm’s asset and wealth management business, speaks to Global Finance about post-pandemic plans.
Massimiano Tellini, Intesa Sanpaolo’s global head of Circular Economy, speaks to Global Finance about what a circular economy is and why it is relevant now.
Global Finance commends excellence in pandemic response.
For entities that have made exceptional efforts to support their communities general well-being.
These all-star companies delivered in multiple ways for multiple constituents.
Companies and banks that responded with exceptional programs and initiatives.
For entities that delivered financial support and leadership in ensuring continuity of economic activity
These banks provided financial support and more—for their employees, their clients and their countries.
For entities that delivered exceptional support for provision of medicine and medical treatment.
Ricardo Cuesta Delgado, Produbanco CEO, talks about how the bank is protecting Ecuador’s Amazonian populations during the pandemic and extending its digital services to benefit all of its customers.
Dawit Temesgen Alemu talks to Global Finance about how Ethiopian Airlines Group adapted its fleet and operations to deliver critical support to local communities and to other airlines all across its regional footprint.
Umberto Tossini, Chief Human Capital Officer, speaks about how the automaker supported local communities and the healthcare sector during the coronavirus pandemic.
Will the Covid-19 pandemic erase Mauritius’ recent gains?
Abdulla bin Saoud Al-Thani, governor of Qatar Central Bank, looks back at the past year—and ahead to the next—with Global Finance.
Qatar is facing strong headwinds, but the tiny emirate can rely on gas reserves to cushion the shock.
Currently, US manufacturers lag the rest of the world on the electric front, but a renewed commitment to solo rules could help them catch up with other global automakers.
"America First" allows China to take economic leadership of East Asia.
With Moscow playing an increasingly important role in Middle Eastern affairs, the Russian state-owned bank hopes to boost business and trade relations.
Although Vietnam suffers from weak healthcare infrastructure, the government’s rapid response to the outbreak minimized damage to the economy.
A wave of passion for special purpose acquisition companies is washing from the US to other shores.
Pro-EU former Prime Minister Maia Sandu beat pro-Russia incumbent Igor Dodon with 58% of the vote.
Sagasti’s first order of business will be restoring trust in government.
Janet Yellen smashes the glass ceiling and makes history as the first woman nominated to run the US Department of Treasury.
Can Turkey's new economic team bring stability to policymaking?
The Covid-19 pandemic has given fresh impetus to the need for paper-free international trade processes.
The European Banking Authority established a central register with information regarding payment and electronic-money institutions.
Google Pay will be able to not only aggregate data from different banks but analyze that data and make special offers.
A younger, digitally savvy generation is now powering online insurance sales in an unprecedented manner.
The infrastructure financing challenge has spurred innovative capital market solutions and public financial tools.
While Airbnb has done better than most of its competitors in the pandemic, it still faces a challenging road ahead.
PNC's acquisition will make it the fifth-largest bank in the US.
Other African nations may not be able to repay their loans as the global pandemic damages economic growth.
Investors remain unclear as to the precise role of CCB in the blockchain bond.
Ukraine is deepening its relationship with its main trading partner, Europe.