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Saudi banks buy into country's plans for change

April 26, 2021

With a new open banking initiative planned, Saudi institutions are ramping up their digital offerings.

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Incumbent banks square up to the challengers

March 1, 2021

Challenger banks caught big banks on the hop, but now the incumbents are fighting back. 

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TSB bets the bank on the cloud

November 25, 2020

The chief operating officer of the UK retail bank on the benefits of cloud-based infrastructure. 

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European retail banking in need of a revolution

August 5, 2020

European retail banks were facing numerous challenges before the coronavirus pandemic hit and are under even more pressure now. They will need to embrace change if they are to survive.

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Côte d’Ivoire banks stand firm in face of Covid-19

June 22, 2020

Despite the pandemic, Côte d’Ivoire’s recent strong economy lends its banks confidence.

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Zambian banks rethink traditional route to growth

September 2, 2019

Reforms and a large unbanked rural population are behind new strategies at Zambia’s otherwise stable banks. 

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Vietnamese banks ride the retail tide

August 1, 2019

Vietnam has seen a period of growth that has made its banks stronger than ever. 

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China pivots towards retail banking

July 2, 2019

With China's banks looking for new ways to increase earnings, many view retail banking and wealth management as an opportunity that cannot be passed up. 

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Constructing the branch of the future

May 1, 2018

'Hi-tech, high touch' is the mantra of many banks looking to revamp and revitalise their branch networks. But after years of increasing digital interaction, declining footfall and extensive branch closures, can banks entice customers back into the branch? Joy Macknight investigates.  

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Poland’s banking sector heads for consolidation

April 3, 2018

Greater capital requirements and pressures on profits are likely to increase competition among Polish banks and encourage further consolidation. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

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