A promising recovery means Greece is ripe for investment
As Greece emerges from the pandemic and benefits from a raft of new projects – including €33bn in funding under the NextGenerationEU programme – the country is ripe for international investment. Among those leading the way is Eurobank, which has launched the country’s first segment dedicated to overseas customers
Embracing transparency in the FX arena
Technological advancements are improving the FX industry to assist with the accountability around execution costs at a time when more people are embracing the...
Top 5 financial services that are ripe for automation
AI and automation will enable financial services institutions to redefine their resourcing models, freeing up their best talent to focus on higher-value work
Integrating new technology to remain competitive
Legacy software can be a traditional business’s most important element as well as its biggest risk, so it is crucial in the height of...
The benefits, pitfalls and importance of ESG
There are many different elements to the ESG acronym, which can at first glance seem overwhelming. By breaking these down, companies can make a...
The ESG moral compass
There were lessons to be learnt for all businesses from Deliveroo’s IPO, in a market where ethics have become as important as the bottom line
The power of branding
A company’s marketing strategy can be fundamental to its success – we look at five brands that have been transformed by the power of a strong campaign
Roaring 20s for SPACs?
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have dominated M&A activity this year. Is this meeting of minds between technology and finance a pandemic-driven fad or the wave of the future?
Why Switzerland’s private banks are here to stay
Swiss private banking has had centuries of success, but the alpine country must make careful use of its key advantages to remain competitive in...
Giving the banks a run for their money
An increasing number of fintech companies are applying for US banking licences, potentially turning former partners into competitors
Top 5 ways that GDPR has impacted digital banking
GDPR has created a more challenging regulatory landscape. However, it also presents new opportunities for the digital banking sector
The challenges facing the office property market
As the world slowly recovers from the impact wrought upon it by the pandemic, workers are slowly beginning to filter back to the office,...
The digital revolution
The technological advancements during the last decade have been – quite simply – life changing, but at what price? Are we heading down a road where the big tech companies have too much power, money and influence?
Banks’ changing climate
The topic of climate change has emerged as a major challenge for central banks, although its extent and the immediate consequences remain highly uncertain
Russia’s bear economy
The lack of confidence in the Russian economy has stemmed from at least two major sources, the fall in the price of oil and the international economic sanctions imposed on the country – what now?
Sustainable financing may be the transition Turkey needs
The adverse effects of the pandemic coupled with the preceding currency and debt crisis have challenged Turkey’s economic stability
Top 5 emerging fintech hubs across the globe right now
Fintech companies are bringing disruption to all segments of finance, from payments to wealth management. A number of cities are poised to unlock business...
Is the gig economy headed towards a day of reckoning?
Following a disastrous IPO in March this year, prompted in part by investor concerns about its employment practices, Deliveroo must now ask whether the...
Placing a priority on workplace satisfaction
A clearly defined and positive company culture can garner a competitive advantage as well as good employee engagement
Universities will struggle in the post-pandemic fallout
With enrolment numbers falling and ongoing pension obligations, universities have been brought to the precipice of a pandemic-induced disaster and face the risk of...
Solving the global housing crisis
The global housing crisis has continued to deepen this year, with cities being most affected, and the pandemic has only worsened this crisis, writes...
Top 5 ways that the finance industry can prepare for AI
The rise of artificial intelligence is inevitably going to have a disruptive effect on businesses across every sector, but further transformation is expected
- Mozambique is walking an LNG tightrope
- Golden opportunities can be found in Portugal
- Amsterdam’s rise as Europe’s next financial centre
- At the forefront of digital transformation with 5G
- Why Switzerland’s private banks are here to stay
- Giving the banks a run for their money
- Solving the global housing crisis
- Sustainable financing may be the transition Turkey needs
- Is the gig economy headed towards a day of reckoning?
- The challenges facing the office property market