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Are cryptocurrencies on the path to becoming mainstream?

Spurts in prices of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings over the last two years, with start-ups raising millions in minutes, have raised excitement and regulatory attention amid fear of “bubble” and potential losses.

     
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What we learnt from Swiss private bankers

The Swiss banking sector is characterised by its stability. But presently, innovation is needed to enable institutions to deal with the changing regulatory landscape

     
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The splintering of the global regulatory world

The pace of regulatory reform has been relentless since the global financial crisis. From D-SIBs, TLAC, MiFID 2 to FRTB, the chain of regulatory acronyms that banks have to grapple with seem endless. Yet, are these measures working to make…

     
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CFOs: More can be done to offer global standards and automated solutions

Banks can do more to provide global solutions to facilitate standardisation and automation of routine cash and treasury management processes, and enable collaboration across business units to increase corporates’ finance performance

     
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Mainstreaming small and medium enterprises into the Philippines’ formal financial…

Acknowledging the disconnect between available credit and the underserved small and medium enterprise (SME) market, the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) ventured into serving highly risky market segments through its Sustainable…

     
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The need for a new generation of robo-advisors

A strong rise of robo-advisors is often predicted within the next few years. But, looking at the current situation, the offerings typically use limited possibilities to managing assets and can potentially only satisfy specific needs.

     
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Do Security Bank's streamlined solutions address customer pain points

To alleviate customers from the hassles of banking, Security Bank launched a pro-customer product, shifted from being operations-centric to being sales-oriented, and streamlined its processes.

     
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Will a digital platform accelerate inclusive consumer finance in the Philippines?

FINTQ addresses the gap in financial access for Filipinos without credit qualifications and those in the rural areas through its cloud-based lending platform Lendr, approved by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Lendr also fosters collaboration…