The benefits of laying a digital foundation in Indonesia
Many businesses have been scrambling to adapt as aspects of our lives have been moved into an online space, but CIMB Niaga Bank were...
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With an increased number of opportunities for investment arising across Africa, several nations are starting to witness record growth rates
Shining light leading the way in Brunei’s banking industry
With a strong digital offering and continued sustainable growth Baiduri Bank is currently well positioned to capture future opportunities
ActivoBank are in pole position for the digital future
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Sea of debt
When the global pandemic struck in 2020 the world was brought to a standstill. Government lending and support was swift and unprecedented in its levels but at what long-term cost?
A money evolution
Cash usage is falling at unprecedented rates in economies across the world, and many believe the pandemic may have hastened the trend. But are we prepared to do away with paper money altogether?
The Zoom Boom
Few entrepreneurs profited in 2020 quite like Eric Yuan, founder and CEO of Zoom. But having poured his life’s work into the video conferencing platform, Yuan’s success had been a long time coming
Green data centres at the core of sustainability strategies
Environmental sustainability has become an undeniable business imperative and power-hungry data centres are becoming the role models to turn to
Customer risk aversion is presenting an opportunity
After seeing a surge of account openings and investment transactions during the pandemic, Philippine bank BDO Unibank rethought its strategy
Top 5 countries with the highest trade tariffs
The world’s most developed nations tend to favour low tariffs, while poorer countries have chosen to retain higher trade barriers
Digital and customer-focused innovation for the customer
As the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Garanti BBVA has doubled down in its efforts to adapt to the new normal by maintaining...
China leads again in race for economic recovery
Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it, and the US has shown no signs of learning from China on the best way to recover in the most difficult of times
Critical minerals and the new geopolitics arena
Relationships are important in all walks of life and countries now need to ensure the business supply chains for rare and essential minerals are secured
Rethinking capitalism in the post-pandemic world
The challenges faced due to COVID-19 are daunting, but also offers an opportunity to hit the reset button in a way that hasn’t been possible during the last 75 years
Helping to lead a digital revolution in the Philippines
BPI-Philam was digitalising its bancassurance offerings long before COVID-19, so how did the firm balance these priorities with growing its customer base?
Top 5 least affordable cities for real estate development
Increased investment in property has caused house prices to hit record highs, which is pricing many out of the market in the process
Dominican Republic’s digital banking arena receives boost
Banreservas knew that a digital revolution was taking place so they were already prepared and well positioned to serve its clients when the world...
Mobile banking: a catalyst for economic transformation
Mobile banking has enabled banks to optimise their services for every type of retail customer, allowing banks to serve people from every financial background
Overcoming a global crisis with the use of antifragility
With a pandemic that has wreaked havoc on the global economy, our capability to bounce back is being tested. Perhaps it is wiser not...
The five main imperatives for banks in a post-pandemic era
Banks around the world are adapting to the possibility of an irrevocably changed post-pandemic world. What is the best way to address these changes?
Top 5 countries with the largest fiscal deficits
While the financial crisis of 2008 resulted in a number of European nations posting higher expenditure to revenue ratios, these pale into insignificance in...
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