Investment & Portfolio Strategy

Thinking about retirement is no longer a future event or viewed as optional for many Americans. Most recognize the need for careful planning throughout and beyond their working years as more and more people are responsible for managing their own retirement savings rather than relying solely on a pension. While it is a positive that Americans are expected to live longer, this can also add to the already daunting challenges of funding a comfortable retirement.

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Capital Bank of Jordan

Since its inception in 1995, Capital Bank has grown to become one of the top financial institutions in Jordan, offering the Jordanian market a comprehensive set of commercial and investment banking services tailored to the needs of individuals and corporate clients alike.

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Innovate to Succeed: The Client Call to Action for Wealth Management

whitePaper | December 11, 2019

For at least five years, the wealth management industry has been gripped by one existential question about its future: to what extent should technology play a role in its relationship-driven business model? Across all industries, new channels and technologies are changing the service demands of the modern customer. These trends are by no means exclusive to wealth management, but they are being felt acutely by the firms that operate here. A sector that has thrived for decades on life-long client loyalty is now caught up in a perfect storm of margin compression and escalating digital expectations.

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Enabling and Automating Critical Finance and Accounting Processes in Sage Intacct

whitePaper | March 21, 2022

Even after migrating key business processes to the cloud, companies can trip themselves up by continuing manual management of high-volume reconciliations, complex journal entries, and other financial close and accounting processes. This error-prone approach reduces accuracy and visibility, risking business agility and regulatory compliance.

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Building Business Agility How finance and IT leaders can guide decisions amidst evolving market conditions

whitePaper | May 24, 2022

Organizations experience pressures to finance growth strategies and improve their companies’ bottom lines while labor costs rise and global inflation soars. The cost of doing business is pinching profit margins across all industries. At the same time, changing customer behaviors and expectations force new business models to emerge.

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Xand Technical Whitepaper

whitePaper | July 19, 2022

Paul Allen, an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist, had a vision to create better money. He found it confounding that he with his billions would pay less to transfer money than the poorest amongst us. Paul wanted to make money more equitable by making it more efficient and independent of any one financial institution. His team at Vulcan, along with several experts in financial technology, distributed systems, software, and financial regulations, came up with a design they called Xand, playing off Alexander Hamilton’s name, and spun out a new company, Transparent Financial Systems (Transparent) to develop it.

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TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION IN CAPITAL MARKETS

whitePaper | February 4, 2020

Banks are also open to innovation, with a perhaps surprising 83% focusing most of their technology efforts on the front office and 56% on CRM in the last three years. This reflects a focus on improving the digital customer experience and becoming more customer-centric. We're now seeing the wave of digitalization that has swept through retail banking move through SME business banking, which represents $1 trillion (20%) of bank revenues worldwide but sees the biggest gaps in funding and customer satisfaction (estimated at $5tr by the World Economic Forum).

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Regulating the Crypto Ecosystem The Case of Unbacked Crypto Assets

whitePaper | September 26, 2022

Fintech Notes offer practical advice from IMF staff members to policymakers on important issues. The views expressed in Fintech Notes are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its Executive Board, or IMF management.

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Capital Bank of Jordan

Since its inception in 1995, Capital Bank has grown to become one of the top financial institutions in Jordan, offering the Jordanian market a comprehensive set of commercial and investment banking services tailored to the needs of individuals and corporate clients alike.

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