The industry offers good working conditions for employees, but struggles with cultural diversity, according to the 2020 D&I Index.
The payments industry veteran will spearhead the company’s European growth, at a time of fast-evolving customer expectations.
With employees working from home, banks and other financial institutions have become more vulnerable to cyber attacks. So what can they do to mitigate the risks associated with the ‘new normal’?
UK fintech TransferWise rocketed to a US$5bn valuation this summer when it completed a second share sale, as the Covid-19 crisis puts the spotlight on the ability to send currency quickly and easily across borders.
The seventy-one countries who hold shares in the development bank that promotes private enterprise first in Central and Eastern Europe, and now much further abroad will choose the new president at their delayed annual meeting in October.
The European Commission is ramping up towards a €750bn Covid-19 recovery programme, effectively creating a huge new borrower in Europe’s sovereign, supranational and agency bond market.
Azerbaijani chemical company Socar Polymer printed a market-record size dollar bond on the domestic market over the summer, with bankers on the ground in the country now looking to attract international money.
John Lloyd is a financial markets fintech veteran, leading global marketing at foreign exchange trading platform Traiana, which was sold to ICAP for US$247m over a decade ago. Now, personal tragedy and a keen desire to help others has seen him move away from finance and into education technology with the child-focused digital community platform GoBubble.
Qatar Islamic Bank broke new ground in the Sharia-compliant market this year when it printed the first ever Sukuk in Taiwan’s Formosa market. The bank’s chief financial officer tells EMEA Finance that the deal is expected to open the way for more similar issuance.