BNY Mellon’s Peter Hazou and Marc Librizzi discuss the introduction of social technology into the workplace.
Boosted by a wave of reforms and foreign investment, Turkish banks are confident that they can weather the current climate of slowing growth and rising interest rates and resume their rapid growth. Of course, there will be winners and losers. And privatisation is still to come, writes Bernard Kennedy in Ankara.
Financial-services technology network Swift aims to open an office in Ghana this year, its CEO for Europe, the Middle East and Africa tells EMEA Finance.
Speaking at last week's Swift Business Forum in London, Alain Raes highlighted rapid growth in African economies and financial markets, which calls for Swift to develop a greater presence on the ground.
"If you want to start supporting mission-critical local-market infrastructures like payment processes, you need to start proposing the sort of local support that can react in a minute if something is happening," he says. "If we want to become more a part of domestic markets, it's likely we'll have to invest further in local resources and support."