August 2019

August 2019

Andreas Treichl’s prescription for modern banking

For 22 years, he has led banking in Austria and across CEE at the helm of Erste Bank. Even as he nears retirement, he is pushing to transform Erste into a ‘financial health company’. Euromoney’s Banker of the Year for 2019 talks about this vision and how digital transformation is at its heart.

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ING: Hamers draws up his European masterplan

ING: Hamers draws up his European masterplan

Digital-obsessed chief executive Ralph Hamers has pushed ING towards what is perhaps the biggest bank transformation in Europe. Can it become a model for how to build a globally competitive retail bank, straddling the continent’s fragmented markets?

Singapore banking: Inside UOB’s new era

UOB is run by three generations of the Wee family, with a fourth in the wings. It is conservative, cautious and stable. But a bold new digital strategy seeks five million customers across the region. Is it coincidence that change is coming just as the bank’s elder statesman retires at 90?

Is Deutsche Bank drinking in the last chance saloon?

As it presses ahead with restructuring, Deutsche will exit cash equities, cut back in rates and centre itself on a traditional corporate banking business. CEO Christian Sewing calls it the most radical transformation the bank has undertaken in decades.



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FX Survey 2019: Results index

Euromoney magazine has released the results of its 41st annual foreign exchange ranking, the most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative annual study available on the FX markets.

Euromoney FX: 40 and fabulous

While Euromoney turns 50 this year, our first big survey was launched 40 years ago – and to this day, the FX survey remains the benchmark for the foreign exchange industry. We look back on four decades of data to analyze how the market and the competitive landscape have changed.


Where is Goldman Sachs heading?

Goldman Sachs' latest results show it changing in two contrasting ways: one makes it look more like a bank than it used to; another less so.