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Business Integrity

31 October 2008  |  3683 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The financial services industry has been taking a bit of battering over the last few years with executives of leading institutions behaving in a way that goes way beyond greed and moral responsibility. The actions of the few have tainted the majority of people who work in financial services that operate with a high degree of ethics and work hard t...

TagsWholesale banking
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Offshore Call Centres Dont Work

20 October 2008  |  3682 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Now lets be totally candid about this and all admit what millions of people already know Offshore Call Centres in financial services are not working. They may be cost effective to the firms off shoring for the moment but in the medium to long term will prove disastrous. Financial services is a relationship business and as soon as the connection is...

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Gary Wright
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Bank shareholders booking preference seats in the lifeboat

16 October 2008  |  3557 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

It's understandable that shareholders of banks are upset with the terms of the government lifeboat. The payment of dividends to shareholders is a prime reason for investment and in many cases the divi...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulation
Gary Wright
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Time for a New Banking Index

15 October 2008  |  3353 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Now that governments across Europe have part nationalised the banks perhaps we can get away from the hysteria in the media, which is focussing too much on the market value and not on the underlying. T...

TagsRetail banking
Gary Wright
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Nationalisation has never been so popular

08 October 2008  |  3073 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The UK government could never have foreseen that during their time in office, they would nationalise the high street banks and what's more with the support of the opposition and the City in general. W...

TagsTrade execution
Gary Wright
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Every man expects 'The House' to do its duty!

02 October 2008  |  2995 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

After the US Senate agreed the modified bill to pump a life saving $700b into the USA economy, the rest of the world waits with baited breath to see if the House of Representatives follows and brings ...

TagsPost-trade & ops
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EBAday is the annual event for European payments professionals organised by Finextra and the Euro Banking Association. This community has been created to deliver a forum for EBA delegates to exchange views on instant payments, open banking and new developments in payments processing and technology.
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