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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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2019 global insurance trends and forecasts

– Our 2019 analysis of McKinsey’s Global Insurance Pools database offers a detailed look at global insurance trends, with... analysis by region and line of business.
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Talent in wholesale banking: Building a sustainable competitive advantage

– People with the right skills and talents are the greatest differentiator for banks. They are also the scarcest resource.
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Making choices, finding growth: State of North American retail wealth management

– The market-performance tailwinds that have propelled North American financial advisors for the past several years subsided. Advisors... still posted record-high revenues in 2018.
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Productivity transformation for US regional banks

– Scale advantages are emerging for the largest US banks; their regional peers need to build highly efficient delivery models in... order to compete.
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A new housing ecosystem: $3.8 trillion under one roof

– Digital platforms open new opportunities for connecting, integrating, and reimagining a traditional sector. Zeroing in on specific... segments and pain points shows how.
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From diligence to delivery: Capturing value from retirement record-keeping M&A

– Consolidation in the US retirement arena continues apace. To maximize deal value, firms must follow some industry-specific best... practices.
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Winning in a world of ecosystems

– For traditional firms seeking to elevate their digital footprint, ecosystems represent an opportunity to boost growth, performance,... and outshine competitors. Here's a look at what ecosystems can offer.
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Claims 2030: Dream or reality?

– Over the next decade, next-generation capabilities have the potential to completely transform the claims process. Carriers should... focus on four areas to unlock value.
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The hidden benefits of value-added services in commercial lines insurance

– Value-added services can help insurers improve profitability, own the customer interface, and reinvent their product offerings.... To capture these benefits, companies must understand the changing needs of customers and brokers and expand new services beyond a core offering.
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Advanced analytics in asset management: Beyond the buzz

– Leading firms are applying advanced analytics across the full asset-management value chain—with real-world results.
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Bancassurance: It’s time to go digital

– As customers and banks shift to digital technologies, bancassurers need to rethink their distribution model.
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