In this interview with GTNews, Peter Crawley, Citi’s country officer for South Africa reports on the region’s challenges, opportunities and how fintech is proving a catalyst for change.
Regulation such as the upcoming new Payment Services Directive should be regarded by the sector as a business opportunity rather than a threat.
For banks there is an existential challenge that must be confronted over the coming year.
Although only one in five banks had an enterprise digital strategy as recently as two years ago, it is undoubtedly a top priority in 2017.
Customer experience is becoming an increasingly important factor in the global retail banking market - and customer relationship management (CRM) tools hold many of the answers.
How regulatory changes - such as the bank bail-in rules and ratings agency analysis - reduce deposit risk for corporate treasurers.
Recent research suggests that corporates still rate their banks highly, but are increasingly convinced that no one single bank can adequately meet all of their various requirements.
The steady transformation of the peer-to-peer lending market has seen institutional funders increasingly come on board.
The world’s emerging markets, particularly those of Asia, offer some of the best prospects globally for strong growth in the years ahead. How to companies and treasury departments meet the various challenges of these regions in order to reap the benefits?
The bank and the International Financial Corporation are continuing the eight years old trade finance partnership with a further investment.