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Auriga introduces two new software modules for...

WWS Customer Management offers powerful tools to build branch customers’ loyalty and WWS...
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Why should challenger banks get money from UK...

Freeing RBS of its obligation to sell Williams & Glyn and instead offer a set of remedies...
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Saudi Arabia may get a Japanese bank in 2018

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group announces the creation of a banking network in the Kingdom
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Ifo President demands far-reaching reform of...

Clemens Fuest says procedures and competencies need to be changed if lasting stability in...
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allpay cards clear VISA test

UK payment specialist passed the annual physical audit of its card manufacturing bureau
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Cardinal Investment Advisors adopts PFaroe

The boutique consulting firm aims to improve effectiveness of risk-aware investment strategies
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The return of inflation: success or headache...

The markets are being too conservative in their forecasts and may well be surprised by...
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Attempt to use blockchain for regulatory reporting

Irish Funds working with industry participants and Deloitte to develop a blockchain...
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Saudi Arabia, Qatar emerge big winners at IFM...

The chief guest was H.E. Hani Al Hamli, secretary general of Dubai Economic Council
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‘Passporting helped London thrive’

More than three-quarters of new UK payment firms authorised since 2009 have passported services
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Paul Marcantonio to head ECommPay in UK and...

Payments industry insider will lead ECommPay’s presence at ICE Total Gaming
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Danske Bank shifts portfolio toward Europe, US...

Expects greater political risk in emerging markets during Donald Trump’s presidency
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Deutsche Bank fined for laundering $10 billion...

The German bank has been hit with a $629 million penalty in the US and UK
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Hellenic Bank selects Backbase to upgrade its...

Backbase was chosen for its expertise in helping financial institutions embark on their...
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Ohpen gets FCA authorisation to operate in the UK

The Dutch fintech and outsourcing provider is aiming to challenge incumbents
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Why digital wallets are a hit in China, India

The reason is the huge proportion of the population that does not have a bank account
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Payments industry expert leaves RBS to Join...

Tracy Cray parlays 34 years of banking expertise into new and unparalleled chargeback...
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Banco Santander’s Q4 profit rose to 1.6 billion...

For 2016, Spain’s biggest bank reported net profit of 6.2 billion euros
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Deutsche Bank completes $7.2 billion deal to...

Was charged with misleading investors on mortgage securities it sold before the 2008...
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IVSC launches new global standards for...

The IVSC is an independent, not-for-profit organization which sets global standards for...
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IFM Financial Award Winners 2016

Meet the winners and trend-setters
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Jeffrey C Taylor Joins Mortgage Bankers...

Taylor is co-founder & Managing Director of Digital Risk
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Synechron survey finds regulation remains top...

Innovation and automation remain on every firm’s agenda, with 2017 priorities shifting...
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Saigon Commercial Bank

These strengths will help customers doing transactions at SCB most comfortably and...
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Uniformity across Direct Banking channels gives...

Now, Direct Banking channels account for 83% of all transactions of the Turkish bank
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UK’s payment systems regulator to foster more...

Right now, the sector mainly consists of bank controlled monopolies
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70% of Chinese use digital wallets

One reason is the huge proportion of the population that does not have a bank account
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Barclays opens up opportunities for fintech...

The initiative is aimed at uncovering the next M-Pesa or Paypal
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Deutsche Bank to finally settle US mortgage probe

Will pay $7.2 billion to resolve the case
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Deutsche Bank failure may bring down European...

Angela Merkel is not expected to bail out the bank
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KPMG International aggregated revenue for FY16...

Growth driven by investments in innovation, alliances and people
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Banks need not fear startups

How data science can save traditional banking and insurance from GAFA
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Implementing digital for banks and insurance

How financial institutions can develop digital strategies as bricks and mortar become obsolete
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PBF Solutions helps new challenger banks...

Fintech and marketing specialist attracts £2.6 billion in deposits
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How to thrive in the era of ‘Banking 3.0’

Soon banking will no longer be ‘somewhere you go, but something you do’
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Verifone ropes in leading Danish retailers

Dagrofa and REMA 1000 will offer consumers more cashless pay options at checkout
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Morgan Stanley, Barclays, HSBC pose reduced...

Financial Stability Board releases list of global systemically important banks
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Ireland not keen to host high-risk trading...

Risks and scale have prompted this cautious response from Dublin
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‘Banks in Afghanistan want to convert...

Interview with CEO of Azizi Bank
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Falcon Private Bank appoints new Global Head...

Arthur Vayloyan joins the bank after a long-standing career at Credit Suisse
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Sweden’s Riksbank contemplates digital currency

Could potentially develop a new payment system after seeing a substantial dip in the use of...
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Metro Bank launches internet banking platform

Will support fast-growing customer base and enhance users’ online experience
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China and India to drive global growth in ATMs

The growth will be driven by large sections of the population that will open bank accounts...
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IFM award ceremony in Singapore

IFM award ceremony in Singapore
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IFM award ceremony in Dubai

IFM award ceremony in Dubai
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Citi launches global API developer portal to...

The banking giant joins hands with developers and consumer brands to lead innovation
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Trump win isn’t so bad for the Middle East

Authoritarian governments see him as a strong figure who will make deals with other strong...
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Mortgage rates rise after Trump victory

The benchmark 15-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 2.97 percent from 2.96 percent
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Now, all eyes on Trump’s team

Stock markets buoyed by expectations that global central banks will keep monetary policy loose
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British bankers: London will remain Europe’s...

51% believe Britain is in position to negotiate a bespoke trading relationship with the EU
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Bank of England governor to continue till 2019

Mike Carney to stay till Brexit negotiations get over
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Access to credit for ‘unscoreable’ consumers...

New agreement between FICO and EFL can help millions of consumers in emerging markets
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Europe may be at the mercy of US banks

US banks are about to surpass their European counterparts in the European investment bank...
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UK millennials uneasy sharing personal info to...

Nearly half of respondents expressed security concerns about entering and viewing banking...
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Bank consumers: Focus on service to keep me loyal

Majority of consumers feel providers don’t value them
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Defending the UK’s financial trading sector

The government's intent ‘is for the UK to remain the top choice for European and global bank...
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Redwood submits banking licence application

Initially, focus will be on UK SMEs in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire
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Georgia’s TBC Bank slashes loan decision time

Using software from analytic software firm FICO
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Swiss bank loses Singapore banking licence

But Falcon Private Bank welcomes end of 1MDB investigation that caused a political scandal...
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Euronet Worldwide acquires UK-based ATM...

Adds 5,000 ATMs across the UK, Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland
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Mobile authentication: Entersekt is ahead of...

The South African company goes beyond SMS and one-time password options
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HDFC Bank selects Backbase to upgrade its...

Backbase will play a key role in delivering HDFC Bank’s next generation of banking architecture
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ING to shed 7,000 jobs

Jobs cuts to mainly take place in Belgium and The Netherlands
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ADIB brings new generation of digital banking...

This will be region’s first community based digital bank
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‘Now, we have to deliver even more than expected’

Interview with Cezary Kocik, Vice-President of the Management Board, Head of Retail Banking,...
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Qumram launches fully-compliant WhatsApp social...

It enables financial services firms to meet client demand for social media interaction...
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Blockchain adoption fast in banking and...

Some 65% of banks expect to be in production in three years
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MSB: Aiming from Top 5 to the top in Vietnam

Besides customers, Maritime Bank also wants its employees to stay forever
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The Clearing House taps IBM for payment systems

IBM Power Technology to deliver The Clearing House’s real-time payments system to US banks...
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‘UK banks to lose passporting rights to trade...

Passporting rights allow banks to serve clients across Europe without the need for licences...
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FICO to provide decisioning platform for buddybank

The facility will be only for smartphone users
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Are banks ready for the era of open banking?

The Open Banking Standard Group seems to be making headway in bringing more transparency and...
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Tramonex selects Saxo Payments for cross border...

Low fees, quick transfer times and leading FX rates benefit customers of international cash...
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ABN AMRO engages with Verint Solutions

Leverages solutions from Verint to improve response time and provide higher quality service
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Digital banking: Fidor and GFT form partnership

Both have already developed O2 Banking solution, Germany’s first mobile-only bank
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LANDBANK starts a revolution with digital banking

Its Mobile Loan Saver program has become the most awarded digital banking innovation globally
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Atom bank on a hiring spree

Will take help from recruitment specialist GEM Partnership
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Swiss pvt banks need to intensify their...

Ten steps have been recommended to become state-of-the-art bank
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The problem with closing bank branches

Affects elderly and people who are not digitally savvy
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Delivering the UK’s digital future

Digital skills gap is estimated to be costing the UK economy £63bn a year in lost GDP
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BAC San Jose Puesto de Bolsa selects IMSplus...

Selection done after international vendor evaluation
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Increasing bank branch closures frustrating...

Report states that around 53% had not met a branch staff in a year
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Will banks dump the password?

Financial institutions mulling over biometric selfie to strengthen security
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Panamanian banking system grows by $4.4 billion

Growth due to increase in loan portfolio
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Corporates are shifting to multi-bank...

Multiple bank relationships are essential but difficult to maintain
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No easy fix for Italian banks

The uncertainty of the UK leaving the EU has had ripple effects on Italy
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LANDBANK's environmental initiatives & programs...

The Philippine bank even has an Environmental Due Diligence system in place for financing...
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High bank fees fuelling opportunities for...

Customers dissatisfied with banks applying high charges for sending money overseas
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Nasdaq BWise GRC platform selected by Dubai...

It will support and enhance risk management compliance and internal control processes
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FinTech Group and Rocket Internet launch...

Together they want to create digital banking services in Europe
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Lloyds Bank to cut 3,000 jobs

This follows Britain’s decision to quit the European Union
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Financial Town demonstrates mobile video...

CEO Gene Pranger offers inside look at BankOn Mobile Video
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Do we actually need banking without banks?

Interview with Andrei Kozliar, CEO, Touch Bank
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‘Odeabank stays ahead by using advanced...

An interview with Hüseyin Özkaya, CEO of Odeabank
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Wirecard and Verifone partner to bring payment...

Collaboration to expand POS market in Asia Pacific
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Société Générale and La Banque Postale to...

The two banks will merge their payment systems in a partnership with Sopra Banking Software
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Allied Irish Bank secures cloud use for 15,000...

Skyhigh helps bank identify 2,500 cloud services and secure its IT
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Al Rajhi Bank signs up with BIAN

Misys and First Horizon also commit to shaping the future financial services innovation
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Lessons for the first-time adopters of IFRS

There is evidence to suggest that the move has resulted in more comparable and more...
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‘Banks in Ukraine have experienced increase in...

Olexandr Dubilet, Chairman of the board of PrivatBank, on how the bank is coping with the...
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WorldRemit partners with UAE Exchange

New services will be rolled out in Africa, Middle East, Asia
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KBL epb 2015 net profit rises 22%

Full year net profit reaches €81 million; revenues rise to €548 million
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Nexus Group gets new head of general insurance

Appoints Philip Ashkuri; serving GCC insurance remains a priority
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LCP brings in former FTSE chairman as property...

Richard Crowder has experience in growing securities, banking, investment and advisory
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Moody’s analytics launches UK mortgage...

Will help assess credit risk in portfolios of residential mortgages
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KBL epb expands UK and Dutch operations

Announces acquisition of Insinger de Beaufort
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Deposit Solutions appoints Max von Bismarck as...

FinTech company accelerates Europe-wide rollout
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FC Exchange joins Saxo Payments’ banking circle

This will help in expansion into new markets
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‘Panama Papers allegations are not...

The overwhelming majority of the offshore sector only provides services that are fully...
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‘BNU is growing along with Macau’

Interview with Pedro Cardoso, Chief Executive Officer of BNU, which has been a century-old...
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MyCheck introduces MyWallet SDK

This will help in secure integration of payment in mobile apps and websites
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Al Masraf profits increase by 11% in 2015

Profit increase encourages bank to develop more attractive products
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BoK may keep policy rate on hold

Change of board members in April 2016 may have been a factor behind the move
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S-Bank takes fuelling mobile

The Finnish based bank launches fuelling feature to its app
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About what’s next in banking

Global banks woo startups to avoid being left behind by innovation
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Materialising the concept of ‘Insurance for...

The insurance penetration in Bangladesh is less than 1%, which shows the current scenario of...
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BisB rights offer 100% subscribed

Message from bank CEO Hassan Amin Jarrar
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Grupo Aval — Central America’s largest...

Operates in 12 countries, serves more than 13 million banking customers, consolidates more...
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Measuring growth and spotting pitfalls in the...

Lenders must address the mortgage retention challenge if they are to aim for a sustainable...
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aafaq Islamic Finance launches new medical...

To target SME companies and complement national healthcare development goals
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Paragon Bank's deposits reach £1 billion

Since its launch in 2014, the bank has attracted more than 25,000 customers
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BBVA invests in Atom Bank

It will invest £45m for a 29.5% stake
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Tech companies offer business loans

PayPal, Alibaba, Intuit have begun offering business loans
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Oman wants to increase success rate of SMEs

Over 50% fail within five years, which is a drag on efforts by the Gulf nation to diversify...
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‘Banking industry may struggle against market...

A report from the Bank of International Settlements paints a gloomy picture
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Battling for billions

New mobile payments provider Equitel heats up competition in Kenya
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‘We set standards for the best customer...

BankDhofar of Oman has also been a leader in terms of product innovation and creative solutions
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Online-only banks gaining popularity

With banks struggling to remain profitable, digital banks are disrupting the way the...
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Disruptor tackles ‘closed shop’ of...

Tuxedo Money Solutions signs up to Saxo Payments Banking Marketplace for fast international...
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Saxo Bank subsidiary set to shake up...

Saxo Payments Banking Marketplace provides a seamless conduit for bank transfers
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‘Full ASEAN banking integration will not happen...

The process is slow because members are not at all homogeneous, says Cedric Chehab, Head of...
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National Bank of Oman unveils its latest...

Launches Augmented Reality mobile application to help customers find their nearest branch or...
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Pioneering business models lead to higher returns

Frost & Sullivan analyses key forces collapsing, disrupting and transforming the banking...
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Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) realises BD 9.3...

The bank’s overall performance improved compared to 2013
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Bank Rakyat starts 2015 with new corporate office

It embodies the bank’s commitment to deliver nothing but the best to its 5 million customers...
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Next level is banking by video-conferencing

Called self-service, it covers select transactions like change in home addressor phone numbers
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Sacombank is reaping the benefits of its...

Its successful retail strategy is based on human resources, technology, financial capability...
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Bank robberies down, attacks on ATMs up

But, the greater threat is posed by developments in technology
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Gulf Bank to help develop an entrepreneurship...

Gulf Bank to help develop an entrepreneurship ecosystem in Kuwait,Will participate in the...
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VPBank offers consumer loans of up to VND 500...

Hopes to show its gratitude to its loyal customers
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ANZ gearing to tap growing potential in Vietnam

The formation of a consuming middle-class is occurring at a faster pace in Vietnam than in...
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VPBank deploys mobile consultancy services

These are available in select buildings in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi
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VPBank receives four prestigious international...

It is considered one of the Joint-Stock Commercial Banks with the largest total assets in...
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Banco Único becomes 6th biggest bank in 3 years

It was the 18th bank to start operations in Mozambique
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SMEs: The double-edged sword of disintermediation

Fragmentation of SME credit markets requires business owners to be more knowledgeable
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Gulf Bank Wins ‘Best Retail Bank in Kuwait’...

The award highlights the bank’s strategy and commitment to offering its customers the best...
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VP Bank organises seminar on Cash Flow Management

The program was aimed at SME customers
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NDBIB weathers unfavourable market conditions

Fall in the number of debenture issues and IPOs in 2014 did not prove a damper for Sri...
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Odeabank: From the 49th place to 13th in 15 years

The total loan book reached Turkish Lira 14.3 billion, total asset size TL 20.3 billion...
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IFM celebrates financial excellence at annual...

Awards were presented at a glittering ceremony in the Jumeirah Carlton Tower on November 18
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Headline: Bank Sohar net profit soars by 31.14%

Acting CEO says the bank has grown from strength to strength
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Most investment bankers are still male

With a 2% drop in number of women entering the financial sector in the US, gender diversity...
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Ukraine conflict: UK wants SWIFT punishment for...

SWIFT is a crucial real-time gross payment system for cross-border transactions
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NDBIB dominates investment banking space in Sri...

The company has managed several successful public offerings, including the largest ever...
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Assets under management hit record high at Saxo...

Client deposits have gone up by almost 10 billion Dkr. to over 60 billion Dkr.
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An RO is the first step for banks eyeing China

But opening a representative office (RO) may take up to nearly eight months from submission...
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Brazilian central bank resorts to reserve...

Measure suggests a compromise between hawks at the COPOM and the Rousseff administration
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India’s central bank to identify bulwark in a...

The RBI will designate up to six banks as Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) to...
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Mobile, i-banking transactions worth nearly £1...

In 2014, the rate of adoption of digital banking grew strongly with more than 15,000 people...
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Quantitative Easing Under the Microscope

While one of the main objectives of QE is to stimulate inflation to prevent deflation, too...
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Oz central bank keeps July cash rate steady at...

RBA wants the effects of low interest rate to keep flowing through the economy, which is...
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Share market risks

The conditions are still not in place for a major top in share markets: valuations are...
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RBA leaves rate unchanged at 2.5%

RBA chief Glenn Stevens has rightly configured the monetary policy to foster sustainable...
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RBI takes steps to spur bank lending

Indian central bank’s pragmatic moves will help the new government stick to prudent fiscal...
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Pioneering Origination & Investment products...

Dunn Loren Merrifield (“DL Merrifield”) is a full service investment house which commenced...
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Taiwan’s economy

Taiwan’s export is expected to grow mildly, as the enhancing competitiveness pressure on the...
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Common myths and mistakes of investing

Dr Shane Oliver,Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist
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U.S. and U.K. benchmark interest rates to...

The highlights of the economic calendar during previous week were Fed’s, BoE’s and BoJ’s...
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The Australian Dollar: Thirty Years of Floating

By Glenn Stevens Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.
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Heritage Calls for End to "Age of Entitlement"...

Heritage Bank CEO John Minz today joined the call for an end to the “age of entitlement” for...
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International Finance Magazine interviews Pedro...

In Conversation with Pedro Coelho - CEO, Standard Bank Angola on the future for Angola and...
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Deloitte - CFO Risk Appetite At Record High

Shift towards increased corporate leverage as credit conditions improve.
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Recruitment trends for 2014 in financial services

By Paul Reynolds, Partner, Green Park Interim and Executive Search
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Bank of Korea holds rates in current Governor's...

Although there was no change in the South Korean central bank's policy rate, a 25 basis...
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Japan’s apex bank keeps stimulus flowing to...

Bank of Japan warns of flat export performance even as business and consumer confidence...
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CaixaBI Bullish On Prospects For 2014

We hope to improve our performance this year compared to last year thanks to the economic...
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The impact of increased bank regulation

By Greg Maclean, Global Head of Infrastructure Research.
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Editor's Epistle

2014 looks good, but read us to stay ahead!
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Why data management fines could be a bonus for...

Graham McDaniel, senior managing consultant at Xceed Group, explains why punitive data...
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The implications of providing a personal guarantee

Written by Fiona Jewell, a solicitor in the Corporate and Commercial team at Thomson Snell &...
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Rising Fiscal Challenges in the Pacific in 2014...

Timor-Leste’s fiscal surplus is expected to diminish significantly due to declining...
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Switzerland Tops Financial Secrecy Index

An estimated $ 21 trillion to $ 31 trillion of private financial wealth is located in...
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New ways to take control of compliance

By Martin Scovell, CEO of MatsSoft
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McKinsey Report Says Twenty Percent of Banks...

Return on equity (RoE) dropped as low as 4 percent across the industry in 2008 after the...
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As SMEs fight for finance, banks scrap for...

Research highlights the shift away from traditional bank lending to small business, which...
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The Future of the European Payments Market

A summary of the European Commission’s views on where we are now, and where they think we...
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Creatures of habit: When it comes to banking we...

Creatures of habit When it comes to banking we like to keep it in the family,Only 6% of...
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New report paints picture of 2022 payments

The number of cash payments will fall from 21 billion in 2012 to around 14 billion in 2022,...
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Research reveals Universal Credit payment and...

Payments Council has created a new free guide to help people receiving Universal Credit...
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U.K. Banks Face “Stress Test” from BoE

The BoE will start an annual test for the top eight UK lenders like Barclays, RBS and HSBC...
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U.K Accounting Regulator Seeks Executive Pay...

Regulators and government were contemplating for more than one year on ways to better align...
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International Finance Magazine, Financial...

International Finance Magazine announces Financial Award winners for Azerbaijan 2013.
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International Finance Magazine, Financial...

International Finance Magazine announces Financial Award winners for Mexico 2013.
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Off Balance Sheet Transactions of Banks to come...

The Basel rule requires the banks to hold capital equivalent to at least three percent of...
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Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Chapter 11 is a part of the United States Bankruptcy Code, which involves reorganization of...
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Will “Revolving Door” Stand as an Obstacle to...

Who will take over the most coveted administrative positions in the world.
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Lebanon- Hope Amidst Chaos and Turbulence

Lebanese banks have maintained sound financial standings over this period of economic...
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Will the Financial Services Act of 2012 revamp...

The Financial Services Act 2012 has come into force from 1st April, 2013 in the U.K.
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Financial Engineering for Profitable Financial...

Financial engineers use modelling techniques such as simulations, convexity, duration, value...
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Mark Carney’s Forward Guidance

The BoE is following the Federal Reserve in a dramatic shift that links interest rates to...
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Barwa Bank

Barwa Bank Wins Four Awards at International Finance Magazine Financial Awards for Qatar 2013.
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Bangladesh’s Middle Income Ambition Hinges on...

Bangladesh needs a vibrant, livable and economically diverse Dhaka City to reach...
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Improving Consumer Protection and Financial...

The World Bank studies recommended bringing Tajikistan’s financial consumer protection...
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Imagining a 'Smart Country' – Such as Rwanda

Smart development” and “smart solutions” are the use of information and communication...
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Poland: Reforming the Public Sector Pay System

With Poland’s difficult fiscal situation, the public sector wages have been frozen since...
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Croatia’s Railway Sector: On Route to...

Croatia's railway system underwent deep reform to prepare for entry to the European...
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Providing Services to Rural Migrant Workers in...

To ensure rural migrants have easy access to social services in cities, the government set...
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International Finance Magazine, Financial...

International Finance Magazine announces Financial Award winners for Qatar 2013
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International Finance Magazine, Financial...

International Finance Magazine (IFM), the London based online magazine with a viewership in...
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International Finance Magazine, Financial...

International Finance Magazine has announced the financial award winners in Taiwan. The...
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The Volcker Rule

The rule restricts U.S. banks, or an institution that owns a bank, from making certain kinds...
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Eurobank Takes over Two Greek Banks as Part of...

The sale is the latest move in a consolidation of the banking sector that aims to form...
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Risk Management in the Banking Industry

Risk management is an essential part of helping the bank grow while keeping an eye on the...
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Transatlantic Exchange Operator to Takeover...

The winning subsidiary known as NYSE Euronext Rate Administration Limited is scheduled to...
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U.K. Government to Sell Tax Payer’s Stake in...

Britain is keen to start selling its 20 billion pound holding in Lloyds this year, and top...
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E.U pushes for a Transatlantic Banking Regulator

It is possible that, as a result of the talks some form of transnational super regulator...
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International Finance Magazine, Financial...

International Finance Magazine today announced the Financial Awards 2013 for Malaysia,
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HSBC Annexes “Best Internet and Foreign Bank”...

Another Feather in its cap, as HSBC annexes “Best Foreign and Internet Bank” at...
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Chinese Banks Resort to Shadow Banking

The investments in these unregulated wealth management securities pay an annual interest...
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ICBC is New Banking Emperor

The rankings are based on Tier 1 capital as a measure of a bank’s ability to lend on a large...
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Shareholders and Creditors to Share Losses of...

The new system specifies the order in which banks investors and creditors, and then their...
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Payments Council announces customer guarantee...

Guarantee provides peace of mind for anyone switching current account
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Payments Council dares to think differently...

The Roadmap will be a ground breaking document, and is designed to be a mechanism to shape...
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Payments Council responds to the Report of the...

Payments Council responds to the Report of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards
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Independent research published to assess...

The research confirmed that the Payments Council’s new account switching service should...
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Payments Council Response to 'Opening up UK...

The Payments Council’s new Current Account Switch Service and new Mobile Payments Service...
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Financially unsound: Sorting out finances at...

More people rank getting fit above paying off their credit card bill as their most pressing...
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ADB Aims to Accelerate Demand-side Energy...

Increased investment in energy efficiency will help make Asia’s energy sector more...
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Berenberg Bank Wins the Best Private Bank Award...

International Finance Magazine today announced the Financial Awards 2013 for Germany.
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World Bank Announces US$1 Billion Pledge to...

Cross-border trade key to peace for Africa’s Great Lakes Region.
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Laos and World Bank to end poverty and build...

Lao PDR has made significant strides in relation to poverty reduction.
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Myanmar: Stepping up to Asia and the World

Myanmar can realize its full potential and end extreme poverty and build shared prosperity...
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Bank Penalties on Risk Management Failures...

The Financial Conduct Authority has levied a fine of more than £ 292 million pounds ($458...
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The Notes in your Wallet

Need of new technology to Secure Bank Notes.
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The Note in your Wallet- Full Speech by Chris...

Chris Salmon, Executive Director for Banking Services and Chief Cashier, Bank of England ,...
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Central Counter-Parties what are they, why do...

Benefits of Central Counter-parties.
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Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin 2013

Cross-border banking can have considerable long-run benefits, by diversifying the available...
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Implications for Banks’ Capital Structure and...

The implications of the reforms of banking for the credit system.
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Singapore “Censures” Erring Banks For Attempted...

Singapore’s Central Bank has censured a record 20 banks on Friday after it found that 133...
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Andrew Bailey at the Society of Business...

Andrew Bailey, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Office, Prudential...
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‘Central Counterparties – what are they, why do...

Financial market infrastructures play a crucial role in helping the economy and financial...
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Japan's economy builds momentum, gives Prime...

Japan’s Central Bank ended a two day policy meeting on Tuesday and pledged to persist with...
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HSBC is “Numero Uno” among European Banks

HSBC has gone past France and Germany’s largest lenders to take the top spot on a league...
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Premier League Revenue Rises to £ 3 Billion...

English Premier League clubs will enjoy a revenue boost of almost 25 percent next season due...
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