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Banking is open for innovation

By Chris Sheedy Open banking is about to become big news in 2019, but what does it mean for customers and improving service delivery? You’re on the hunt for a new credit card and goodness, it’s the most dreary task you’ve ever attempted (apart from that awful day, two years ago, that you wasted trying… Read More Banking is open for innovation

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Disrupting the bankers

By Adam Creighton New opportunities to reduce the cost of business borrowing could cut swathes of profit from the traditional banking industry. Australia’s big banks (which are also New Zealand’s big banks) are renowned for their stellar profits, generating returns on equity above 15% every year since the early 1990s. The explosion of investment in financial technology, however, and the proliferation of fintech firms eager… Read More Disrupting the bankers

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Ana Botin Become Europe’s Most Powerful Woman Banker

By Yan Barcelo As the new chair of Spain’s Santander bank, Ana Botin becomes the most powerful woman banker in Europe. The day following the death of Emilio Botin, who headed Spain’s Santander bank, his daughter Ana Botin, aged 54, was appointed chair of the bank, making her the most powerful woman banker in Europe,… Read More Ana Botin Become Europe’s Most Powerful Woman Banker