All articles by Douglas Blakey

Douglas Blakey

Why banks need to undergo a Hispanic transformation, not just a digital one

Carlos Garcia discusses what banks and financial institutions have done to attract Hispanics in the past, why it didn’t work, and how they can modify their offerings now to capitalise on Hispanics’ collective wealth

Standard Chartered Q3 2023 earnings miss forecasts, pretax profit dips by 2%

Standard Chartered forecasts for 2024 unchanged with income growth expected in the 8-10% range and a forecast RoTE greater than 11% RoTE

2024: Call for banking and payments sector forecasts

It is that time of the year again. Now that we are into Q4, I am reaching out to the banking and payments sector for their end of year review comments/or 2024 forecasts

Israel-Hamas conflict: markets reaction latest

On 7 October 2023, Hamas led attacks into Israel and six days on, the markets are still reacting

Wells Fargo extends advice and planning, LifeSync access to all retail banking customers

Strategic expansion gives more Wells Fargo customers personalised, digital goal-setting experiences

Emirates NBD launches new digital wealth offering

New platform enables customers to trade more than 11,000 global and regional equities and ETFs across 21 capital markets

Standard Life and Moneyhub to deliver commercial pensions dashboard

Powered by Moneyhub’s Open Finance capabilities, the dashboard will be embedded into Standard Life’s existing customer app

CGI: enhancing the payments value chain

Ainsley Ward, VP Payments Consulting Services at CGI, tells EPI why CGI has a compelling story to tell clients and prospects at SIBOS as it ramps up its innovative payments solutions supporting the entire payments value chain

Signal: Yahoo acquires CommonStock to expand community

Acquisition aims to deepen insights for Yahoo Finance users and extend its capabilities to social investor communities