An influx of money into fintechs will help corporations in Western Europe shake their stolid reputation.
Bold strategies blaze a trail: From embracing new technologies to taking steps to minimize regulatory burdens, northern and western banks find ways to make their own destinies.
ING CEO Ralph Hamers explains how his bank is using digital technology to improve customer relationships.
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.
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.
Large multinationals are edged out of Europe’s top 50 by midsize banks that are based in developed economies and offer global service.
The safest banks in Europe are located in Northern and Western Europe, with Germany contributing ten of the Top 50 banks and France nine. The safest nine European banks are the same nine that lead our Global Safest Banks ranking. ...
Nordea Markets Investment Banking is an integrated part of wholesale banking in the Nordea Group. A move from different legacy systems to one single platform is part of Nordea’s simplification program. Svante Andreen, Nordea co-head of markets investment banking, expects the move to foster agility, enabling Nordea to become a truly digital bank.
Global Finance talked with Reyer Kooy, head of institutional liquidity management, Europe, EMEA and Asia, for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management—the top bank in GF’s ranking—about the shift in how companies invest.
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Global Finance speaks to leading executives at the World’s Safest Banks.
In this first installment of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the top online corporate and consumer banks by country and then by region, according to product or service category.
In our 21st annual survey, Global Finance identifies the best banks in 150 countries and eight regions. The winners are not always the biggest banks, but rather, the best—those with the qualities that corporations should look for when choosing a bank.
ANNUAL AWARDS: HIGH-OCTANE YEAR Global investment banks will face a tremendous challenge as they strive to continue running their underwriting businesses at the elevated levels they reached in 2013. Many of the largest banks on Wall Street reaped a windfall ...
LOCATION: LONDON, UK Global Finance held its Best Trade Finance Banks 2014 ceremony during the BAFT global annual meeting in London in January. Corporate and financial leaders from around the world were present to accept their awards and honor other ...
By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt TOUGH TIMES CONTINUE IN EUROPE Europe remains mired in recession. Apart from Germany and the Nordics, major European economies are either flatlining or, as among the southern peripherals, contracting ...