Results published today by IBM and Interbrand in the first-ever international e-brand league table for banks show that US-based Citibank leads the table of the 45 banks studied, followed by banks in Sweden, Finland and Switzerland. New-entrant, Egg is the only UK organisation to make the top ten in eighth position. Interbrand, pioneers in the field of brand valuation, worked with IBM to develop a proprietary methodology to assess brands in the e-business environment. The first study using this methodology was applied to banks with an online presence.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.