Societe Generale 's Global Head for Transaction Banking Benoit Desserre spoke with Global Finance Editor Andrea Fiano on the sideline of Sibos 2017 regarding the bank's use of blockchain technology to transform transaction banking for its customers.
Citibank's Global Head for Payments & Receivables, Manish Kohli spoke with Global Finance Editor Andrea Fiano on the sidelines of Sibos 2017 regarding the major technological changes underway in the global payment ecosystem and Citi's plan to emerge on top.
Enrique Marshall, Chairman, Banco del Estado de Chile, winner of the Safest Bank in Latin America award 2017, spoke with Global Finance magazine editor Andrea Fiano about what he thinks of Chile's economy and the banking ecosystem in the country.
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.
Hector Valdez Albizu, Governor, Central Bank of Dominican Republic, spoke with Global Finance magazine editor Andrea Fiano about the country's fiscal and monetary policies, relations with the IMF and the road ahead for Dominican Republic's economy.
In commercial rankings, which exclude government-supported entities, DZ knocks Toronto-Dominion from the top slot.
Lutz-Christian Funke, executive director of KfW, The World’s Safest Bank for several consecutive years, discusses with GFMag editor Andrea Fiano Germany’s political balancing act and economic stability, Europe’s refugee problem, and KfW’s collaborations with other European banks and political agencies.
Standard Chartered's Alex Mason, global head for Transaction Banking and Margaret Harwood-Jones, MD & global head for Securities Services talks with Global Finance Editor Andrea Fiano on how the bank is solving the challenge of delivering an enhanced customer experience by adopting more digital technology solutions.
Large multinationals are edged out of Europe’s top 50 by midsize banks that are based in developed economies and offer global service.
Carlos Fernandéz Valdovinos, governor of the central bank of Paraguay, was among the world’s top central bankers in Global Finance Magazine’s annual Central Banker Report Cards. Here, he talks with GFMag editor Andrea Fiano about how recovery in big neighboring economies is giving the Paraguayan economy a lift, and the need for reforms to continue.
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.
Jerry Zhang, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank (China), speaks about the bank’s award-winning efforts in sustainable, socially responsible banking practices.
As debt burdens inside China rise, the country's banks are ramping up cross-border lending.
Dominated by the largest banks in the world by far, China’s economy has soared to towering heights. But what lies beyond the horizon?
Banks and fintech companies often work on a symbiotic basis by bringing new technologies and algorithms to legacy institutions.
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 global economic growth and expectations going forward.
CFOs and corporate banking vendors are looking at end-to-end digitization and technology solutions to make payments more efficient and effective.
The utopian vision of open banking dreamed up by the European Commission when it drafted the PSD II regulation is unlikely to emerge from day one of implementation.
Topics like blockchain, quantum computers capable of cracking Bitcoin code in just 60 seconds and geopolitics dominated the plenary session for the conference.
India’s banking system, weighted toward state-backed entities, is opening up to private-sector banks to boost competition.