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Financial Services

   
      

Financial Services

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Capital Markets

November 2016
Established capital markets players and young fintech companies are failing to fully realize the opportunities that arise from their collaboration. The entire capital markets ecosystem must take action now.
May 2016
For many investment banks, performance continued to decline in 2015. But other players in the broader capital markets landscape fared much better.

Insights in Insurance

December 2016
Growth in the life insurance industry has stalled, pitting insurers against internal asset managers. To achieve higher returns, the parties must close ranks and work together in a structured process.

Editor's Choice

February 2017
The standard hedge fund business model is coming under pressures that will ultimately transform the way hedge funds operate. Adapting now can help ensure survival.

Digital

December 2016
Two complementary technologies—blockchain and digital tokens—give data the continuity of physical assets and help solve the challenges of digital identity and trust. And they have the potential to wipe out the middleman across a wide swath of industries.
August 2016
Banks’ lucrative trade finance business is under threat. Growth in trade is slowing, regulatory costs are up, and the use of bank guarantees is down. The answer lies in digital technology.
July 2016
Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other advanced analytics offer asset managers a significant information advantage over peers who rely on more-traditional techniques.
June 2016
The banking industry’s structure is moving to industry stacks, reflecting a shift from competition among vertically integrated companies to horizontal competition at each layer of the banking business.

Treasury

November 2016
Banks continue to struggle against slow growth, the low-interest-rate environment, and heightened regulatory demands. How can treasurers gain ground amid the growing complexity?
May 2016
Treasurers expect banks to get out of a product mindset and put the customer experience first by centralizing, streamlining, and integrating high-quality solutions end to end with treasurer needs in mind.