At the heart of change in the Philippines
The last few years have been a huge challenge for the non-life insurance sector in the Philippines. Fortunately, Standard Insurance has been leading the recovery with innovations and improvements designed to help its clients navigate whatever life throws their way
Guaranty Trust Bank embarks on a digital odyssey
In a game-changing move, Nigeria's Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) joins forces with Infosys Finacle to revolutionise digital banking across Africa and Europe
Top 5 ways to boost employee engagement and commitment
Employee engagement is a priority for many businesses, although it's increasingly difficult to implement it. Measures that can help include listening to your staff...
The complex challenges facing China’s economic future
China, known for its remarkable economic growth, now faces a complex mix of opportunities and obstacles that will define its economic evolution
Battling soaring prices: The EU’s fight against inflation
Inflation is casting a long shadow over the EU, with rates surpassing 3 percent. The path ahead involves striking a balance between controlling inflation...
Is the global economy heading for an era of protectionism under the guise of environmental policy?
Rise of activist investors
The number of activist shareholder campaigns is growing, with numerous high-profile cases grabbing headlines. What’s behind this surge, which companies are in the firing line and what’s next?
Cracks in the system
The failures of Silicon Valley Bank in America and Swiss giant Credit Suisse raised the spectre that has haunted regulators ever since the Great Financial Crisis of 2008: Just how safe are the world’s banking giants and the global financial system?
Climate refugees: The unseen financial crisis of our era
As climate change accelerates, the world faces a growing crisis: climate refugees. Beyond the humanitarian concerns, the financial costs are immense, affecting governments, communities,...
African banks have become masters of managing risk
Africa is a continent that has undergone a remarkable transformation and this is in no small measure down to building resilience and rock-solid risk...
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
Net zero strategy overhaul vital to mitigate climate change impact
Many experts think the UK government’s new net zero plan doesn’t go far enough to meet the 2050 target, but the monumental changes that...
Investing in Africa’s health
The continuing success story behind the Global Fund has been halted by the pandemic and now, as the economy recovers, the combined efforts of African governments, donor countries and the private sector is once again needed to help restart Africa’s health systems
Biden’s own trade war
Being the leader of the free world these days comes with the heavy burden of balancing what is right for the country against what is right for the future of the planet. In trying to do both, the Biden administration is at risk of sabotaging both domestic and foreign policy
Fighting poverty traps
When the pandemic hit, many schools turned to digital learning. It has renewed efforts to help reshape education across the globe, making learning more equitable and inclusive, especially in low- and middle-income countries
Chasing the sun: Africa’s burgeoning renewables sector
Many African countries are favourably positioned to take advantage of solar energy, but relatively few have made much of an impact in this sector....
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
Dating apps are still a great catch for profits
Paid-for and free versions of dating apps continue to make billions of dollars in revenue, and downloads show no signs of slowing. What really...
The route to a winning partnership
A look at the key factors that make up a successful BaaS offering and guidance for brands looking to select a BaaS provider that...
A challenging time for mergers
From tougher enforcement across the globe, to increased regulatory oversight – how are different jurisdictions approaching merger control in 2023? Rebecca Farrington, Marc Israel,...
Haruhiko Kuroda: An extraordinary legacy
The Bank of Japan experienced a remarkable decade under the leadership of its recently departed governor, Haruhiko Kuroda, which included some monumental achievements
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...
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