Capital markets: How artificial intelligence will set the price for credit

Capital markets: How artificial intelligence will set the price for credit

April 11, 2019

Pricing new issues on intuition and market feel is ancient history – artificial intelligence and algorithms are setting the market price for credit, using factors and correlations humans can guess but not follow. Is AI the latest black box risk that will bring illiquid credit markets low or could it make them more efficient?

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption

May 09, 2019
By CHRIS WRIGHT

This is the region where fintech disruption has been most potent. Underbanked and with large populations comfortable with smartphones, Asia has been fertile ground for technology-enabled payments providers with a knack for crunching big data.

Reuben Lai: From taxi to take-off

Reuben Lai: From taxi to take-off

May 09, 2019
By CHRIS WRIGHT

As part of Euromoney's 50th anniversary coverage, we profile some of the biggest names that we interviewed for our May Asia focus.

Sideways: Priam and the AI Trojan horse

Sideways: Priam and the AI Trojan horse

May 03, 2019
By JON MACASKILL

Bank of America is reportedly excited about the potential of a tool it calls the Predictive Intelligence Analytics Machine, or Priam.

Investment banks to sell technology as conventional margins are crushed

Investment banks to sell technology as conventional margins are crushed

April 11, 2019
By PETER LEE

Capital markets banks are investing heavily in technology, partly in response to the threat from fintech disruptors but also just to keep their businesses running. As their revenues come under pressure, they are starting to think about adding a new stream – selling technology.

Innovators drove the markets – what drives them now?

Innovators drove the markets – what drives them now?

April 11, 2019
By MARK BAKER

Capital markets bankers have spent much of the last five decades dreaming up products to help clients and themselves make money, but is process, which has largely taken a back seat, now becoming the battleground?

Capital markets: How artificial intelligence will set the price for credit

Capital markets: How artificial intelligence will set the price for credit

April 11, 2019
By PETER LEE

Pricing new issues on intuition and market feel is ancient history – artificial intelligence and algorithms are setting the market price for credit, using factors and correlations humans can guess but not follow. Is AI the latest black box risk that will bring illiquid credit markets low or could it make them more efficient?

India banking: Data show RBL the way

India banking: Data show RBL the way

March 19, 2019
By ELLIOT WILSON

RBL Bank has been transformed over the last decade, from parochial local lender to a second-tier bank with genuine national scale. Its investment in digital and data analytics, and its focus on financial inclusion, suggests it isn’t finished yet.

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital

March 19, 2019
By ELLIOT WILSON

Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And while the country’s fintech industry is filled with promise, it remains stuck in first gear.

India's fintech needs to break free

India's fintech needs to break free

March 19, 2019
By ELLIOT WILSON

The country’s fintech sector has enormous potential, but it is being hobbled by a host of factors, from inconsistent regulations to a damaging credit crunch affecting local non-bank finance companies.

Bangladesh: The City Bank goes all-in on digital

Bangladesh: The City Bank goes all-in on digital

March 18, 2019
By ELLIOT WILSON

A new chief executive is busy rolling out a bold strategy to make it the country’s biggest lender, with the help of some of the savviest names in the business – bKash, Grameenphone and China’s Ant Financial Services.

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Quick read: European banking’s digital experiment

Quick read: European banking’s digital experiment

September 18, 2018

European bank chief executives speak obsessively to Euromoney about new and rebooted digital banking arms – read on for a guide to Dominic O’Neill’s in-depth examination of the strategy and rationale behind these projects, and their chances of success.

Blythe Masters: Special focus

Blythe Masters: Special focus

January 31, 2018

Blythe Masters became CEO of Digital Asset Holdings in 2015 after 27 years at JPMorgan, where she was credited as the creator of the credit default swap (CDS).

Fintech and innovation: special focus

Fintech and innovation: special focus

July 20, 2017

From cloud technology to cashless payments, digital currencies to P2P networks, mobile banking to FX robots… financial institutions worldwide are looking to lead technological advances while also trying to keep up with them.