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Innovation Catalyst

Innovation Catalyst

Covid-19 has supercharged digital innovation as banks, financial services and many other sectors adopt workarounds that are pushing them more rapidly into a virtual future.

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Award Winners

The Innovators 2020

The Global Finance 2020 Innovators Awards recognize the top innovations in finance of the past year, as well as the most innovative banks and fintechs and the best innovation-boosting fintech labs. 

The Innovators 2020: Africa

The Innovators 2020: Africa

Ecobank is rolling out services to help clients manage their money anywhere, anytime—and launching a sandbox to encourage more financial innovation.

The Innovators 2020: Payments

The Innovators 2020: Payments

From QR codes and voice-activated payments to Internet of Things devices that make payments, this year’s payment innovators are pushing the boundaries.

The Real Deal

The Real Deal

A talk with Paul Cobban, global head of Digital Innovation and Transformation at DBS.

Venture Adventure

Venture Adventure

A talk with Toby Norton-Smith, managing director of innovation lab X15 Ventures at Common-wealth Bank of Australia.

Mindset Matters

Mindset Matters

A talk with Sadia Halim, global head of Digital Innovation and Transformation, Financial Institutional Clients, at BNP Paribas.

Not Just Shiny Toys

Not Just Shiny Toys

A talk with Lisa Frazier, chief innovation officer of the Enterprise Innovation Group at Wells Fargo.

Global Salon

Private Banking 2020

Demanding Customers

Demanding Customers

Under Covid-19, private banking clients in Africa are demanding more advice—especially on foreign exchange and commodities.  

High Drama And Low Prices

High Drama And Low Prices

Declining stock markets spell opportunities for family offices. But with some countries responding to the Covid-19 crisis better than others, geography matters.  

Future Uncertain

Future Uncertain

The MENA region is rapidly minting millionaires, but the Covid pandemic and a generational shift in ownership of wealth promise changes in how it’s invested and in what.  

Milestones

Saudi Arabia: Austerity Drive Kicks In

Saudi Arabia: Austerity Drive Kicks In

Economic reforms are hampered by worries they might undo the tacit cradle-to-grave social compact between the monarchy and Saudi citizens that provides a safety net in return for political stability. 

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