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The Green Imperative

The Green Imperative

Calls for a greener, fairer world are growing, and an increasing number of companies are realizing the value of mitigating the pursuit of short-term profits in favor of long-term systemic—and corporate—health.

Award Winners

Global Salon

SIBOS Supersection

Hyperconnecting At Sibos 2019

Hyperconnecting At Sibos 2019

Thousands gather in London for this year's Sibos to discuss the evolution of the cloud-services market, the future of Swift, the role of the new nonbanks, the potential of open banking, and innovations in payments.

Ecosystems To Deter Cheating

Ecosystems To Deter Cheating

Challenged by a rise in financial-crime compliance requirements, banks are boosting head count, automating and collaborating with regulators and third-party providers. 

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. 

Tailoring The Cloud

Tailoring The Cloud

The public cloud is convenient but risky. So companies are turning to hybrid and multicloud arrangements—or even bringing their data back onto private-cloud networks. 

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. 

Swift’s Reckoning

Swift’s Reckoning

The Belgium-based network must address fintech’s challenges to hold on to its dominant role in international finance.

Country Report

Modi’s Growth Deficit

Modi’s Growth Deficit

An election triumph gives the prime minister another chance to revive India’s sagging economy. A troubled banking system compounds the challenge.

Portugal: Bright Spot

Portugal: Bright Spot

Portugal is posting economic growth ahead of the EU average, but a high debt load and unmet needs for public investment signal lingering risks.

Milestones

Corporate Finance

Accounting For Cryptos

Accounting For Cryptos

The fast expanding cryptocurrency market urgently needs accounting guidance. But powerful bodies like the IASB are still figuring it out.

Newsmakers

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Corporate Finance & Capital

Frontier Market Report

GCC Regional Report

Dubai: Ties That Bind

Dubai: Ties That Bind

Dubai is remaking itself as an infotech hub. But strong ties to the regional oil sector are keeping the economy on a roller coaster.