Saturday, February 27, 2021

Our vanishing future

Whether you’re reading this with your morning coffee, just after lunch, or on the late shift in the wee hours of the morning, it’s...

Compliance will kill the bank

I was talking with a banker at a recent conference, and was surprised by his attitude. He’s not worried about Amazon, Google or Alibaba;...

The fall of the economists’ empire

Robert Skidelsky The historian Norman Stone, who died in June, always insisted that history students learn foreign languages. Language gives access to a people’s culture,...

Cyber security: a complex behaviour problem?

BIJU DOMINIC The wars of the 21st century will be to capture, manipulate or destroy others’ data. Digital systems powering organizations and nations around the...

Don’t put your valuables in the bank

MATT LEVINE Banks are places to store your money, but not really. Not literally. It’s not like you hand your money to the teller and...

US commission needed for Indo-Pacific strategy

Kent Wang In July 2018, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced $113 million for new economic and energy initiatives to flesh out the administration’s...

Trump weakens China’s currency, cries foul

Jon Healey The Dow Jones industrial average went on a 900-point freefall Monday after China allowed its currency, the yuan, to weaken beyond the seven-to-a-dollar...

Untapped potential – Asia’s market in trade assets

Asia’s trade finance gap is no secret. Estimated by the Asian Development Bank in 2017 to be $600 billion, it remains an enduring and testing problem,...

The West’s insecurities in Sino-US tech war

Zhang Jingwei While China’s high-tech industry does not necessarily pose a threat to the United States, Huawei’s fifth-generation (5G) technology and equipment have left the...

Hiring and firing by bank

Sarah Butcher If you want a new front office banking job before October, you might struggle. People are being cut at HSBC. People are being...

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