Archive for the Banking Category


Banks To Reduce Branches

The trend of real estate, banking branches might take a while to go defunct. There had been theses that stated that e-banking would make brick and mortar branches defunct. However, that might be an overrated suggestion as per the current trends. This is as per FDIC’s chief economist who has pointed out that people still […]

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Banking Crisis To One Of The Oldest World Bank

There is a battle that is brewing for bailing out Monte Dei Paschi for Italy with the EU authorities. The bank’s headquarters are at Siena in Italy. This lender has suffered the worst in the stress tests that the continent has exerted on the financial sector. As a result, the bank, which is considered the […]

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Accounting Rules To Change For US Banks

Accounting rules have been shaken up and many members of the banking lobby in US are concerned about what it would imply. It might force banks to be able to accommodate losses on loans. That might be difficult to accept by banks, as the rules would also include recognizing the losses from the day the […]

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Why Is It Important To Embrace Online Banking?

The internet has revolutionized our lives in many ways. Technology has improved so many aspects of our life. Nobody can deny that the internet has made our life even more convenient. And it is easy to take these conveniences for granted sometimes. Online banking has made banking an easy process. We no longer have to […]

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How Digital Innovation Is Changing The Banking Industry?

The speed at which the digital revolution is happening is scary. The banking industry is struggling to keep up with the digital innovation. As far as banking is concerned, the new players are giving tough competition to the traditional banks with digital innovation. However, traditional banks are still dominating the banking sector. To compete with […]

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Learning Lessons From The Swiss National Bank

Here is a look at the unconventional moves that the Swiss National Bank took over the last year. 2015 has been a rough year for the Swiss National Bank, which is based in Zurich. It lowered its interest rates to the extent that the rates moved to the negative zone. This was not enough as […]

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Interest Rate Trends in the US

If you think that the Federal Reserve might announce negative interest rates that might seem like a far fetched idea but banks are being told to prepare for uncertainties as per the market conditions. This might be one of the few times when US central bank as well as the governing agency is included stress […]

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The European Markets are in the Favor of the Federal Bank

The Federal Bank of the United States has increased their interest rate to 0.25 percent on the 16th of December and the European markets have given it a green flag. How does it affect the common man as well as the industrialists? Now that the interest rates have been increased by the Federal Bank it […]

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Know about US Banking Sector

The US banking is one of the biggest and the oldest businesses in America. Though none of us can think about a day without banks, we know little about banks. If you take a look at the history of American business, you can see that banks are one of the oldest businesses in the country. […]

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Global Finance Picks Citi Bank as the Best Bank in Asia

In its annual list, Global Finance Magazine picks Citi Bank as the best digital bank in Asia after evaluating the mobile and online banking applications of all the leading banks in Asia. They considered a number of parameters in finding the best bank including: Web site design. How functional the website was? How much benefit […]

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