The world’s biggest banks are cutting jobs and shrinking operations.
Trends | Fintech
China’s Big Three Internet and e-commerce companies—Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent—are so big they are referred to collectively as BAT, and all three have received banking licenses and scaled up their e-commerce and finance platforms.
Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg call on old and new strengths to jump-start growth.
Capital Markets | Deal Matchmaking
In this age of social media, even business matchmaking, traditionally the domain of word of mouth and handshakes, could use a little tech facelift.
Global Finance’s inaugural Best Private Banks Awards highlight those firms that aim to serve their clients better through the innovative use of technology, new products and service models.
As digital banking transformation becomes a key competitive tool, Global Finance recognizes those banks making the most-effective and most-innovative changes.
Deutsche Bank’s Isabel Schmidt discusses FinTech and the banks digital strategy to delivering cutting edge digital payment services to clients and the challenges and opportunities presented by blockchain technology. She continues with the effect of standardized and streamlined digital payments on fees and Deutsche Bank's efforts to deliver advanced connectivity systems.
It is not even close: The 12 largest emerging markets banks in the world are Chinese.
This issue of the magazine focuses once again on Global Finance's ranking of the Safest Banks. Not just the safest banks in the world, in the emerging markets, or the safest commercial banks, but also in each of more than 100 countries.
FX markets move to ramp up self-regulation before politicians step in.
United States: Former US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke lashed out at what he described as a do-nothing Congress in his new memoir, Courage to Act.
Banks in Western Europe occupy the most spots in the ranking of Global Finance’s Safest Commercial Banks—but one bank from Canada tops the list again.
Market Trends | FinTech
News that 13 additional banks have joined financial innovation firm R3’s distributed ledger initiative signifies the savings the banking sector believes blockchain technologies can deliver to the financial services sector.
Financial institutions from two regions dominate the ranking of the 50 Safest Emerging Markets Banks.
Global Finance interviews senior executives from some of the banks featured in this year’s World’s Safest Banks rankings.
With financial markets strengthening in most quarters, a stellar credit rating—not just a solid one—is now required to gain a place on our list of the World’s Top 50 Safest Global Banks.
Capital Markets | Business Funding
In 1957, when the Treaty of Rome was signed and the European Economic Community was established, it was the first milestone in the long path toward free circulation of goods, capital, services and people among European countries.