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Capital and risk, Operational

4 strategies to innovate without betting bank

August 14, 2017

Via: Banking Exchange

Most banks recognize that innovation, particularly technological advances and the new business strategies they enable, is critical to their ongoing success. The challenge is how to build a risk-tolerant culture that encourages and even enables innovation without compromising the necessary […]


Channels, Products, Retail banking

From Novelty to Necessity: The Evolution of Personalisation in Financial Services

August 11, 2017

Via: Finextra

I can vividly recall, 20 years ago when I walked into my local bank branch to apply for a line of credit to purchase a car. The bank arranged a personal meeting with the manager of the branch – a […]


Activity, Insurance

Berkshire Hathaway Reports Losses on Re/Insurance Underwriting in Q2

August 7, 2017

Via: Insurance Journal

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway insurance and reinsurance businesses lost money or gained less in underwriting in the second quarter and first six months of 2017 compared to last year while his railroad, manufacturing, energy and utilities businesses all reported increased […]


Products, Retail banking

How Do Bank Loans Work?

August 4, 2017

Via: GOBankingRates

A bank loan might be the best solution when you need to borrow money to make a large purchase or to cover unexpected expenses. There are several different kinds of personal bank loans, such as auto loans and personal lines […]


Activity, Trading

Should Investors Be Worried About Low Volatility?

August 2, 2017

Via: Institutional Investor

A period of high price volatility in a given market does not mean a crash is around the corner — if anything, the opposite may be true, at least according to new research. In a study of 40 historical financial […]


Activity, Channels, Insurance

8 Ways to Connect with Insurance Customers via Mobile

July 28, 2017

Via: Finextra

If you think connecting with your customers consists of simply emailing them new offers, or providing them with a mobile app, then think again. Getting insurance customers to download your app is a great beginning, but it’s not enough to […]


Capital and risk, Credit

Are Bank Deposits Assets or Liabilities?

July 28, 2017

Via: GOBankingRates

Generally speaking, assets are something a person or company owns that can provide future financial benefits. Good examples of financial assets include cash, inventory, accounts receivable and equipment, to name a few. Liabilities, on the other hand, consist of money […]


Regulations

Bank of America Chooses Dublin as Post-‘Brexit’ European Hub

July 21, 2017

Via: The New York Times

Bank of America said on Friday that it had chosen Dublin as its future European Union hub, the latest major financial services firm to outline its plans to deal with Britain’s departure from the 28-nation bloc. Many banks and financial firms […]


Activity, Corporate banking

Citigroup Said to Open Frankfurt Hub as Banks Consider Post-‘Brexit’ Moves

July 20, 2017

Via: The New York Times

Score one for Frankfurt. With Britain locked in negotiations with the European Union over their post-“Brexit” relationship, the financial companies that dominate London’s economy have forged ahead, eager to ensure they can continue to serve clients across the Continent. That has set […]


Products, Retail banking

U.S. Banks With the Most Branches

July 20, 2017

Via: Yahoo

Bank branches have gotten a bad name over the past few years, as the growth of online and mobile banking apps have made it possible for consumers to deposit checks, transfer money, and check their account balances from the comfort […]