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Saxo CEO sees strengths in partnerships

November 1, 2019

Denmark-based Saxo Bank is really more of a fintech. And it is from this long-standing perspective that CEO Kim Fournais tells Edward Russell-Walling how he foresees a bursting of the fintech bubble, and why partnerships are now paramount for all banks.

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Tradle CEO sees blockchain solving KYC onboarding conundrum

November 1, 2019

Know your customer compliance is a headache for banks. Tradle’s CEO explains how blockchain technology can be used to improve the client onboarding experience.

Bruce Ross teaser

Tech chief explains how RBC’s future is built on data

October 1, 2019

Royal Bank of Canada's head of technology and operations tells Joy Macknight how the bank is creating a digitally enabled relationship bank driven by data insights.

Benoit Legrand teaser

ING’s strategy matures to Innovation 3.0

September 2, 2019

Dutch bank ING is proud of its track record in innovating to improve the lives of its customers, as its chief innovation officer tells The Banker.

Ripple and Swift: best of frenemies?

September 2, 2019

The battle royal between incumbent infrastructure consortium Swift and challenger Ripple may be cooling after years of heated disagreement.

Nemeh Sabbagh teaser

Arab Bank chief looks to diversification and digitalisation

September 2, 2019

Jordan-headquartered Arab Bank is optimistic it can build on its profitability and growth record, despite regional pressures. Chief executive Nemeh Sabbagh talks to John Everington about the bank’s outlook and challenges

Perry Warjiyo teaser

Indonesia CBG seeks digital route to increasing GDP growth

September 2, 2019

Indonesia’s central bank governor predicts a bright future for the country on the back of solid monetary policies and increased infrastructure expenditure. 

David Livingstone teaser

Citi EMEA CEO keeps a close eye on the bigger picture

September 2, 2019

Citigroup’s CEO of EMEA operations talks to The Banker about prioritising client satisfaction, keeping up with digitisation and anticipating future opportunities created by big structural shifts in the global financial system.

Ipumbu Shiimi teaser

Namibia's central bank governor defies rising NPLs

August 1, 2019

The governor of the Bank of Namibia, Ipumbu Shiimi, talks to Jason Mitchell about pushing up financial inclusion rates and surviving recession.

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, teaser

Fiji economy minister pushes financial independence through green bonds

August 1, 2019

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fiji’s minister for economy, explains how the country is encouraging international investment through green bonds. 

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