Sibos 2016 special edition
For decades the world’s banks followed their multinational corporate customers across borders and built up international networks to finance trade and serve surging capital flows. Now those cross-border flows of traded goods lag even weak global GDP growth and capital. The era of the global banks may have already ended with the financial crisis. Is the entire concept of global banking at risk too?
As the number of truly international banks shrinks, new alliances and networks are being formed to meet the needs of clients. Choosing the right partners is important, but complex. And, increasingly, corporate treasury teams are taking a keen interest in the banks’ decisions.
The internet has created a new kind of company that needs to be international and multi-currency from the outset. These are businesses that usually understand technology better than their banking partners. How are the world’s leading cash managers meeting the challenges posed by these new clients?
Cash management survey 2016
While HSBC scores a notable double in Euromoney’s annual global rankings, the record response rate of almost 35,000 validated votes generated a host of changes at the upper end of our cash management survey, with regional banks to the fore and some previous global leaders dropping back.
Everything you thought you knew about blockchain is wrong. Rather than wait for the it to re-engineer banking, banks are going to re-engineer the blockchain. They are determined to turn an existential threat into a competitive advantage.
Forget about what you’ve seen in sci-fi movies. The deployment of narrow artificial intelligence is of immediate relevance to the banking industry. A Euromoney Thought Leadership survey looks at how AI will change the structure of financial services.
An extraordinary revolution is taking place in digital banking in India. Driven by the state, it is anchored on a billion-strong biometric database to finally bring financial inclusion to a country that needs it more than any other. Banks may face a binary outcome: be quick or be dead.