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The $64 trillion question: Convergence in asset management

February 2015—Traditional asset managers and alternatives specialists are eagerly contending for an outsize share of a rapidly growing industry.more

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Adapting to digital consumer decision journeys in banking

February 2015—A host of emerging technologies are poised to personalize consumer experiences radically. Here’s how banks can prepare.more

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Strategic choices for banks in the digital age

January 2015—Consumers around the world are quickly adopting digital banking. Incumbents only have a short period to adjust to this new reality or risk becoming obsolete.more

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How winning banks refocus their IT budgets for digital

December 2014—Not all investments in digital appear to pay off—a selective approach is essential when digitizing the enterprise.more

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The future of global payments

November 2014—While strong growth has returned to the payments industry, disruptive forces will continue to reshape the competitive landscape.more

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The bank of the future

November 2014—Digitization is challenging the very way banks operate. Yet it also represents a significant opportunity, as McKinsey’s Somesh Khanna explains.more

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Viewing banking opportunities through different lenses

September 2014—Surging numbers of middle-class borrowers in emerging markets are a big factor in banking’s growth, but there’s also plenty of potential in the upper reaches.more

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An open road for life insurance

September 2014—Purchases of life insurance surge at a relatively high income threshold.more

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The keys to succeeding in ASEAN

October 2014—In this interview and accompanying video, Michael Zink, Citi’s head of ASEAN and country officer for Singapore, says financial institutions will succeed by focusing on what’s practical and achievable.more

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Rethinking bank risk in emerging markets

September 2014—Macroeconomic developments, heightened regulation, and pressure on margins and profitability are moving risk management to the top of the agenda for CEOs and their boards.more

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Unleashing the value of advanced analytics in insurance

August 2014—Advanced analytics can transform how insurers do business, but realizing its potential requires complex, large-scale organizational changes.more

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