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The Evolution of Financial Services

Technology is dramatically reshaping banks, asset and wealth managers, and other financial institutions. Digital disruption, however challenging, can open the door to new opportunities—but how best to capture them? Explore BCG’s latest thought leadership on financial institutions to learn the views of our experts.

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Financial Institutions in the United Kingdom

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Digital Ecosystems in Trade Finance: Seeing Beyond the Technology

Boston Consulting Group have again collaborated with SWIFT and The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to launch their latest paper on the role of digital ecosystems in trade finance. Launched for SIBOS 2019, the paper explores and compares bank and corporate perspectives on the roles, value propositions, impacts, and future roadmaps of trade ecosystems, and how various parties across the trade finance landscape should respond.

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‘Pulse check’ of Digital in Trade Finance

The Boston Consulting Group have again co-ordinated with SWIFT and The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to launch their latest paper on the digitisation of trade. Launched for SIBOS 2018, the paper provides a ‘pulse check’ on the trends, attitudes and progress towards digitisation, unpinned by a recent survey with respondents from banks / financial institutions, corporates, and various other facilitators in the trade ecosystem.

Digital

Annual Flagship Reports

Retail Banking

The Sun Is Setting on Traditional Banking

The Sun Is Setting on Traditional Banking

The pandemic has accelerated the inevitable; the AI revolution is overtaking banking as we knew it. Banks that don’t transform stand to lose market share to faster, nimbler tech players.

How will financial institutions evolve? How will consumers bank ten years from now? Will digital natives redefine the landscape? Connect with us on LinkedIn to view our latest insights and share your ideas.

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Asset & Wealth Management

A Tectonic Shift of Capital Is Just Beginning: Insights from Larry Fink

Larry Fink, the chairman and CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, explains how the climate crisis is fundamentally reshaping his firm’s approach to investing.

How to Reduce the Wealth Gap between Black and White Americans

White families in the United States have a median wealth nearly 10 times greater than that of Black families. BCG Managing Director & Partner Kedra Newsom Reeves explores this racial wealth inequality, and outlines how financial institutions can support Black Americans.

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Managing the Next Decade of Women’s Wealth

For too long, wealth managers have looked at the women’s segment through a marketing lens. But women don’t want pink products. They want individualized service. Advisors that fail to adapt will miss out on a $93 trillion opportunity.

Corporate Banking and Capital Markets

Reinventing Corporate and Investment Banks

CIBs that take action in six critical areas can dramatically improve their cost-to-income ratios and returns on equity, creating a more prosperous and sustainable future.

Payments and Transaction Banking

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How Cashless Payments Help Economies Grow

Because digital solutions make it easier to send and receive money, they boost economic activity. Policymakers and companies should take steps now to accelerate adoption.

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An Interactive Guide to Global Payments

The world of transaction banking and payments is being transformed. At stake are $1 trillion in new global revenues by 2027. Explore this interactive to learn how the market will evolve.

Hot Topics

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Climate Should Not Be the Virus’s Next Victim

COVID-19 recovery efforts can contribute to solving two crises at once—if leaders direct recovery-focused investments toward sustainable infrastructure, green jobs, and environmental resilience.

Expert Interviews

The Role of Microcredit in the Age of COVID-19

The Role of Microcredit in the Age of COVID-19

The Role of Microcredit in the Age of COVID-19

Alfa-Bank’s Michael Tuch on Transforming Customer Journeys

Alfa-Bank’s Michael Tuch on Transforming Customer Journeys

The Digital Metamorphoses in China

The Digital Metamorphoses in China

New Ways of Working in Banking

New Ways of Working in Banking

Tjun Tang on Digital Finance in China

Tjun Tang on Digital Finance in China

Transforming Retail Banks for the Digital Age

Transforming Retail Banks for the Digital Age

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