Temenos extolling the need for technological adaptability in the banking space
Seismic shifts have occurred across the financial services industry over the last decade. To ensure continued prosperity, banks must always be ready to embrace innovation and be prepared to adapt to the increasingly digital age
Baiduri Bank stimulating diversity in Brunei
Brunei’s biggest conventional local bank has effectively positioned itself to play a leading role in the nation’s efforts to diversify its oil-reliant economy
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Shaping tax policies to meet the requirements of the digital age
With proposed changes in how the digital economy is taxed expected to come into effect in the near future, multinational companies will have to reevaluate their models to be compliant
Liechtenstein Bankers Association using technology to drive sustainability
Technological progress continues to reshape banking; hand-in-hand with this digital advancement comes the crystalising realisation that a sustainable approach to finance is vital
China’s bold energy vision
China is leading the fight to combat climate change. Its far-reaching vision aims to transform the world’s primary energy sources from carbon-based fossil fuels to zero-carbon renewable energies
The casualties of progress
Although there are arguments regarding the scale of the problem, many are now acknowledging the correlation between technological advances and a decline in worker productivity. What can be done to arrest this trend?
The dangerous delusion of price stability
Central banks’ fixation on positive but low inflation could bring unwanted repercussions. Governments must stop obsessing over inflation targets and, instead, proactively consider measures to prevent another crisis from erupting
The fire still burns for the coal industry
Despite an increasing need for renewable energy solutions, the use of fossil fuels remains as ubiquitous as ever – and even saw an increase last year
African Free Trade Area agreement poised to revolutionise the continent’s trade
African nations seem poised to create a prosperous and efficient trading network as they push ahead with the ambitious and far-reaching CFTA project
Wema bank shaping the future with launch of pioneering ALAT
The Nigerian bank is driving change throughout the country’s financial services sector with the launch of ALAT, an entirely digital bank
Counting the cost of plastic pollution
Plastic continues to fill the world’s oceans at an astonishing rate, inflicting major environmental damage. The cost is not merely to the natural world though, as the economic impact of this man-made predicament is also immense
Masaref enhancing its reputation in Egyptian banking circles
Effective business solutions and consultancy services are more crucial than ever to Egypt’s rapidly expanding banking sector. Masaref has positioned itself as the market’s first port of call for these in-demand services
Are we witnessing the death of pennies?
One-cent coins tend to cost more to produce than they are worth, and the process of production is hugely damaging to the environment. Despite these drawbacks, many countries – including the US and UK – stubbornly retain them
US vs China: who prevails in a trade war?
The tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump earlier this year push his country closer to a trade conflict with China. Looking at the history of trade wars, a US victory could prove elusive
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