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Our Latest Thinking on Financial Institutions

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.


Featured Insights

Get Ready for the Future of Money

As digital currencies move from the sandbox to the high street, their impact will be profound. So will the first-mover advantage. Leaders must prepare now.

COVID-19 and the New Leadership Agenda

The COVID-19 outbreak underscores the need to be resilient in the face of transformative global risk.

Global Payments 2019: Tapping into Pockets of Growth

Global Payments 2019: Tapping into Pockets of Growth

Although the payments space will enjoy steady growth overall, the outlook for individual players is less assured. As competition intensifies, success will hinge on digitization, scale, and fast-expanding markets.

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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Financial Institutions in India

Unlocking the INR 100 Trillion Opportunity

Unlocking the INR 100 Trillion Opportunity

The Asset Management industry in India has the potential to cross INR 100 trillion in AuM in the twenties. Reaching the INR 100 trillion vision during the mid-twenties can help the industry become the 11-13th largest asset management industry in the world from its current standing of 17th largest asset management industry. Our estimates indicate that achieving this growth will require a 5x increase in the investor base from 2 crore to 10 crore investors. Unlocking this INR 100 trillion potential will, however, require significant effort by all stakeholders in the industry.

FIBAC 2019: Annual Benchmarking and Insights

FIBAC 2019: Annual Benchmarking and Insights

As the banking sector nears the point of inflection, there is a need to assess new paradigms which would define the success for the banking industry. The gap between strong and weak banks is widening by the year, necessitating a change in the landscape of the industry.

Digital Sales: The Final Frontier

Digital Sales: The Final Frontier

Banks in India have made initial strides in developing their digital sales capabilities by working on areas like easy and secure login options as well as integration of basic and third party product applications in their mobile banking applications. However, the report reveals low overall scores for Indian banks for their mobile banking applications; trailing the global peers.

Unlocking Success in Corporate Banking through Digital

Unlocking Success in Corporate Banking through Digital

Today's corporate banks operate in a challenging and turbulent environment. To thrive in this environment, corporate banks need to ride the digital wave and leverage the currency of big data with one of the most powerful tools of modern banking – advanced analytics. By crawling the vast trove of historic customer and transaction data with AI engines and Machine Learning algorithms, banks stand to strengthen the advisory role of the RMs, improve conversions and ultimately augment their fee income.

Managing the Next Decade of Women’s Wealth

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.

Reinventing Corporate and Investment Banks

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.

Transaction Banking - How Cashless Payments Help Economies Grow

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.

Global Payments: The Interactive Edition

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.

Expert Interviews

The Digital Metamorphoses in China

The Digital Metamorphoses in China

New Ways of Working in Banking

Technology is Transforming Banking, and Customer Needs Are Shifting

Tjun Tang on Digital Finance in China

Transforming Retail Banks for the Digital Age

Winning in Today's Corporate Banking Environment

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