Global Finance honored global and regional winners of its digital bank awards at a ceremony in London following its Digital Banking Conference.
AI is making a big splash in CFO offices. Where will its promise of efficiency have the greatest impact?
ManuelJesus Bautista, Governor, Central Bank of Honduras won an “A” grade in Global Finance’s annual Central Banker Report Cards 2017. He spoke with magazine editor Andrea Fiano about the growth prospects for Honduras' economy and how the country could see an increased rate of inflation for 2017.
Riad Salamé, governor, Banque du Liban, talks with Global Finance Magazine editor Andrea Fiano about Lebanon’s need to build infrastructure and reserves, and the central bank’s efforts to boost growth from around 2.5% to around 6% by boosting tech startups and entrepreneurship generally.
Ilan Goldfajn, governor, central bank of Brazil, one of the top-rated governors in Global Finance’s annual Central Banker Report Cards, talks with Magazine editor Andrea Fiano about the progress of reforms in Brazil and how it has impacted the country and the region politically as well as economically.
The survey, The future of payments: a corporate treasury perspective, conducted by SWIFT and EuroFinance, gauged the views of treasury professionals, from SMEs to global corporations, in 18 different industries.
BNP Paribas in association with PwC, software vendor SAP and the European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) released the second edition of the Journeys To Treasury (JTT) report. The report is a joint thought-leadership initiative that addresses the most important and pertinent items on treasurers’ agendas and offers insights in the world of treasury from the perspectives of the bank, the consultant, the software provider and the industry association.
Topics like blockchain, quantum computers capable of cracking Bitcoin code in just 60 seconds and geopolitics dominated the plenary session for the conference.
Editor's letter: The annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are an ideal time to look at the work of central bankers.
Societe Generale and the Ecobank-Nedbank alliance, are two major players preparing for growth in African transaction banking in the next decade.
The International Securities Services Association adoption of financial crime compliance principles, could prove costly for custodian banks, who are nervous about the changes.
Sibos in Singapore drove home the message of industry disruption. Surprisingly, bankers are facing the challenge cheerfully.
Societe Generale is set to introduce a worldwide core banking platform in mid-2016. Should Citi be worried?
At SIBOS in Singapore, Global Finance honored those banks who are investing in digitizing service offerings to weigh in against new, non-traditional competitors.
UniCredit is developing an offering for Asian corporates looking to enter Central & Eastern European markets, and for European companies looking to expand in Asia.
The promise of better liquidity management is still in the wings, until banks fully embrace free trade accords on services.