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A new era in banking

Until recently, success in banking was mostly about finding the right markets.
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The state of the global banking-intermediation engine in 2017

The global banking industry intermediated nearly $250 trillion in 2017, generating $4.8 trillion in revenues.
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Getting hitched

Not too long ago, fintech companies were a threat. Now banks are joining forces with start-ups to jump-start innovation, especially... in payments.
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Reaching critical mass?

Digital disruption has now penetrated the key retail-banking segments.
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Scramble at the top

Shifts in the industry’s league table are the result of investors’ changing views.
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It’s a multipolar world

Banking is a big part of some economies; others, not so much. Both kinds of markets have something to interest bankers.
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Dissecting the benefits of scale

Cost efficiency improves with size, especially in digitized markets, but size does not determine fate.

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China insurance: How insurers can improve customer experience where it matters

– Insurers in China are not adapting as quickly as other industries to the changing world of customer experience. But they have... a chance to spur growth and increase customer retention if they get it right.
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Effective insurance leadership: Bring values and emotions into the workplace

– Kai Grünewald, a founding partner at McKinsey subsidiary Aberkyn, discusses bringing more humanity to the insurance workplace,... the role of emotions in resilience, and stories as tools.
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The insurance switch: Technology will reshape operations

– As insurance companies allocate more resources to technology functions, operations will need to reshape to make the most of their... new tools.
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Adapting to a new normal in European asset management

– Structural shifts are reshaping Europe’s asset-management landscape. For individual firms, there is no single winning formula... for success—but the response must be proactive and bold.
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How the best companies create value from their ecosystems

– To make ecosystems work, companies need to select the path that best matches their scale and core assets, build the right capabilities,... and then determine how to value and assess their progress.
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The value for insurers in better management of nonfinancial risk

– Is 6 percent or more of your net income flying out the window?
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Central-banking accountability: A conversation with Sir Paul Tucker

– The former deputy governor of the Bank of England discusses deciphering the Alice in Wonderland world of negative interest... rates and central-bank accountability with senior partner Eckart Windhagen.
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Beyond the Rubicon: Asset management in an era of unrelenting change

– North American asset managers face unprecedented challenges. In order for the industry’s position to stay the same—earning premium... growth, profitability, and valuation—everything will need to change.
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IT modernization in insurance: Three paths to transformation

– Insurance companies can reap significant benefits from overhauling their core IT systems. Deciding which approach to choose depends... on a range of considerations.
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The Next Normal – The future of insurance: Faster, easier claims

– In the next decade, telematics and artificial intelligence will enable faster, easier claims.
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How digital and advanced analytics can boost growth in Asian insurance

– Asian insurers have achieved remarkable growth in recent years, but disruptors are looming. To maintain their momentum, these... insurers must ramp up their digital and advanced analytics capabilities.
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