Whether or not you accept all the issues that it seeks to tackle, finance that is geared to sustainability is beginning to look like a better deal for everyone. It is time you demanded something better.
Be the first to comment | December 2018
The demand for real-time clearing and settlement technology and infrastructure is growing but it will not materialise without wide ranging collaboration between all key industry players, ranging from central banks and institutions to corporates and clearing houses.
Be the first to comment | November 2018
With the payments revolution continuing to gather momentum it’s not surprising it was one of the big themes at Sibos 2018, with SWIFT’s Global Payment Innovation service dominating discussions across the space.
Matthew Davies, Head of Global Transaction Services EMEA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, explores the implications of doing business internationally.
How can corporates prosper on the journey from PSD2 to Open Banking? A prominent banker offers his take on this eagerly awaited development.
Be the first to comment | October 2018
European banks are pressing ahead with digitisation in the wake of the new payment services directive, but there are various ideas on what shape the bank of the future will take.
Assumptions that China’s corporates will be the main losers in any escalating trade war with the US may be confounded if the country presents a friendlier face to Japan.
Be the first to comment | September 2018
The future shape of the market without Libor has sowed just as many seeds of uncertainty. A number of alternative benchmark rates are contenders to succeed, but both corporates and banks want greater clarity from the regulator.
Technology investment by India’s private banks is paying off as Indian companies move business away from public sector lenders.
Be the first to comment | July 2018
The recent vote on fractional reserve banking in Switzerland made me reconsider last year’s article on the role of banks (see Treasury Today Asia March/April 2017). Although the Swiss voted not to change their banking system, one of the effects would have been that the Swiss National Bank directly banks all citizens. This provides an interesting opportunity to consider the role of banks in the transfer and storage of value across the economy.