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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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European private banking: An inescapable call for action

– New headwinds in a profitable market indicate the need for fundamental transformation.
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Life insurance in China: Four priorities to transform the agency channel

– Chinese insurers can take four strategic actions to boost agency productivity and professionalize their core distribution channel.
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A perspective on German payments

– For German banks, payments are a key revenue source and a connection to customers. A changing market landscape could challenge... that position.
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Capturing current and future value in Asia–Pacific insurance

– In this video, McKinsey senior partner Bernhard Kotanko discusses the most attractive value pools in Asia insurance today and,... looking ahead, suggests how to capture that value.
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Asian asset management: Protecting and creating value in disruptive times

– Growth is suddenly in question for Asia’s asset managers, and other trends are gathering force. To stay relevant and competitive,... companies will need to adapt.
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Asia’s opportunity for growth in banking

– Asia is the world center for banking growth, with consumer finance at the forefront.
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How insurers should think about digital in distribution

– In this video, McKinsey partner Sumit Popli discusses the role bancassurance, digitization, and digital distribution have been... playing in Asia and what this means for insurers.
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Signs of stress: Is Asia heading toward a debt crisis?

– A crisis is by no means certain, but governments and businesses need to monitor potential triggers closely.
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The productivity imperative in insurance

– Most carriers are struggling to meet their cost of capital, and productivity has barely moved over the past decade. Taking a more... structural approach to productivity is required to make significant progress.
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The power of many: Corporate banking in an ecosystem world

– After leading the way in retail financial-services ecosystems, Asian platform companies are gearing up to provide banking services... to corporate customers.
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Long-term value creation in US retirement

– Current trends in the US retirement market—the world’s largest—will have a disproportionate impact on leading financial services... firms over the next two decades.
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