Insights on Financial Services


Mobile money in emerging markets: The business case for financial inclusion

– Meeting the mobile money needs of the unbanked in emerging markets is a vast opportunity. To succeed, providers need a clear view on what drives mobile money economics, and an innovative mind-set.

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The CEO of Guardian Life on talent in an age of digital disruption

– By rethinking its approach to talent management and introducing agile working practices, the company aims to stay a step ahead... of disruptive competitors.

Looking behind the numbers for US stock indexes

– Record-high equity markets are prompting worries that stocks are overpriced. But a closer look finds that the market’s current... value may not seem so extreme.

Insurance beyond digital: The rise of ecosystems and platforms

– Insurance companies have the opportunity to create new sources of revenue by rethinking their traditional roles and adopting an... ecosystem mind-set.

An analytics approach to debiasing asset-management decisions

– Asset managers can find a competitive edge in debiasing techniques—accelerated with advanced analytics.

Turbocharging revenue growth in US treasury management

– Revenue growth in US treasury management tends to be lackluster. Enter new data sources and advanced analytics.

The future of risk management in the digital era

– We collaborated with the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and more than 50 institutions around the world, including banks,... regulators, and fintechs, to explore critical questions on the future of risk management. This report aims to answer these questions and shares insights to help organizations navigate a digital transformation of the risk function—now and in the long term.

An efficient operating model for US regional banks

– To break out of a performance rut, US regional banks must fundamentally redesign and simplify their operating models.

The best of times, the worst of times: North American asset management

– A broad redistribution of value in North American asset management is creating fundamentally new pools of value and altering competitive... dynamics.

A foundation for value in capital markets

– Digital capabilities can fulfill their promise in the industry only if companies build them on a solid foundation: a strong data... and application architecture.

Bringing Basel IV into focus

– How banks can mitigate €120 billion in capital requirements and avoid an ROE haircut.

The new frontier in anti–money laundering

– New analytical tools and surgical automation can help banks take the fight to fraudsters.

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