Funding crises, loss of confidence, large charge offs
"We have made a conscious decision to adopt fintech"
H.E. Rasheed M. Al-Maraj, governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, in his keynote address during the Middle East & Africa Fintech Forum 2017 discusses the efforts of the central bank to enhance the quality and competitiveness of services in the financial sector through fintech.
Are ECB's negative interest rates effective?
The ECB’s measures, including negative interest rates are proving to be effective in increasing inflation and reducing the overall risk in the economy. However, banks should adapt continually to the changing environment by adjusting their business models as well as reducing their operating costs and non-performing loans, to stay resilient in the long term.
Relooking the transaction banking value proposition
The combination of slowing global economic growth, record low interest rates, increasing costs of regulatory compliance, and pace of financial disruption that demands greater investments is making many transaction banks relook their business propositions and operating models.
Addressing the working capital problem
Du Yunfei, president of the trade finance division, China Minsheng Banking Corporation, discusses boosting its supply chain financing capabilities to give clients the capital strength to support their expansion efforts.