Latest articles from Joy Macknight

Gulru Atak teaser

Modernising Citi’s transaction banking capability

July 3, 2017

Gulru Atak, the new head of Citi’s global treasury and trade solutions Dublin lab and innovation, talks to Joy Macknight about her innovation programme for growing the bank’s global transaction banking business.

Wim Raymaekers teaser

How transaction banking is adapting to change

July 3, 2017

The historically stable and secure transaction banking business is undergoing great change. Joy Macknight reports on industry initiatives and innovative technologies now coming to the fore. 

Christine Thomas teaser

Intraday credit: under the regulator’s microscope

July 3, 2017

Deutsche Bank’s Christine Thomas talks to Joy Macknight about the increasing regulatory oversight of intraday credit and how market participants are responding to emerging regulations.

Liz Oakes teaser

Leveraging PSD2 to open up transaction banking

July 3, 2017

While most of the buzz around the updated EU Payments Services Directive has centred on benefits to retail customers, its role in ushering in open banking will create new opportunities in transaction banking. Joy Macknight reports. 

Innovation teaser

Taking the pain out of fintech procurement

July 3, 2017

Navigating a way through a bank’s procurement process can kill a fintech start-up – or dampen its innovative spirit. Joy Macknight explores the ways banks are changing their rules of engagement specifically for this community.

Top 1000 World Banks - Global soundness improves but weaknesses persists in Europe

July 3, 2017

While in general the Top 1000 banks present a better picture with regards tp capital adequacy, western Europe is lagging the trend. Joy Macknight reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - US and Russia take highest mover honours

July 3, 2017

The US has knocked China off top slot in the highest movers league, despite having the same number of banks in the ranking as last year. Meanwhile, Russian banks have made an impressive return to the top 25, after several years’ absence. Joy Macknight reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - JPMorgan takes trading crown from Goldman Sachs

July 3, 2017

After four years at the top of the trading income table, Goldman Sachs has been relegated to second place, as JPMorgan posts a 12% increase. Joy Macknight reports.

Yifat Oron teaser

LeumiTech CEO looks to make life easier for tech start-ups

June 1, 2017

Understanding the financial needs of tech companies that lose money but grow fast is LeumiTech’s signature business, its CEO explains to Joy Macknight. 

Serge Adjovi teaser

Benin designs a digital future

June 1, 2017

In December 2016, Benin announced its economic transformation plan, including 45 flagship projects addressing the major components of the west African country's economy. Six of the projects are specifically focused on constructing a digital economy. Serge Adjovi, director of Benin’s Digital Economy Agency, speaks to Joy Macknight about the laying the foundations for progress.

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