Making the finance sector add up for women

The recent Government-backed review into Women in Finance has acknowledged that the sector is lagging behind when it comes to ensuring better, more equal, and opportunities for women and addressing the gender pay gap. In February 2016, the Government announced that companies with over 250 employees that are failing to address the gender pay gap will be highlighted in new league tables publishing pay gap data. In addition, these companies will have to report on representation of men and women at different seniority levels as part of a range of reforms aimed at securing real equality for women. To highlight where the gaps in pay and opportunities need tackling most, the Government also plans to publish the pay gap by sector.

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Weathering the storm of ESG complexity by leveraging AI

whitePaper | October 6, 2021

ESG investing has grown exponentially in the last decade and is estimated to be somewhere between 35.31 to 40.52 trillion USD (according to the GSIA, 2021, and OPIMAS, 2020). The ESG investment industry is constantly in transition, with rapid developments across ESG strategies, approaches, and technologies reshaping the industry towards best standards of practice. This transition is leading to variations in the scale and growth of sustainable investment in different regions, according to GSIA. Many regions continue to see strong growth in sustainable investment assets under management – most notably Canada, the United States and Japan. Other regions are slowing down their rate of growth or have seen a reported reversal – in particular Europe and Australasia. In both cases, this is largely due to changes in how sustainable investment is defined, either by law as in the case of the EU, or by new industry standards as is the case in Australasia.

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Fintech on Alibaba Cloud

whitePaper | May 17, 2021

The FinTech industry has undergone a period of rapid growth, thanks to advancing digitization and the integration of smart devices into our day-to-day lives. As a result, a range of innovative e-lending and e-payment solutions now exist, helping customers around the world gain access to these financial services. This is especially true in emerging markets, where traditional financial services companies are not growing quickly enough or providing the level of ubiquitous that FinTech companies can seamlessly provide, thanks to their impressive accessibility. Learn how the Alibaba Cloud FinTech on the Cloud solution can boost end user satisfaction and expedites their time-to-market.

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Corporate Onboarding: Will it become a competitive differentiator for banks in a real time world?

whitePaper | April 19, 2021

The way in which banks onboard corporate clients can impact many aspects of their business, from reducing time to revenue, to improving customer experience and loyalty, and to compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations. This white paper explores how banks can deal with changing KYC regulations and the incoming 6AMLD; what technology can be utilised to assist banks achieve seamless corporate onboarding; and what stands to be lost, and more significantly, to be gained, with a seamless real-time onboarding experience.

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FinTech Trends for 2021 - What will 2021 bring us in FinTech Innovation?

whitePaper | April 14, 2021

So what will 2021 - and beyond - bring us in FinTech innovation? Central Bank Digital Currencies? - perhaps - but some would argue that most currency is already digital: how much physical cash did you handle in the last year? And how much was transacted by digital money transfer, real-time payments, card transactions, mobile wallets… Does money actually exist? The news is full of how multi-million-pound artworks can now be represented by ‘non-fungible tokens’ which represent ‘digital’ but not physical ownership of the artworks.

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Data Integrity in an Uncertain World

whitePaper | August 24, 2020

Any successful business must show a level of operational resilience in challenging times. Whether obstacles arise from internal factors such as expansion and restructuring, or external factors such as increased trading pressures, firms must be able to adapt and thrive operationally. Efficient and accurate data management are key strengths which can help firms meet their operational challenges.

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REARCHITECTING AND SIMPLIFYING POST-TRADEOPERATIONS

whitePaper | August 15, 2020

Capital markets institutions have traditionally devoted the bulk of their mind and wallet share on front office revenue-generating activities. Post-trade operations have been overlooked; they are mired in legacy systems and siloed operations that require significant manual intervention, making it a critical source of inefficiency and operational risk. As revenue streams are challenged by uncertain economics and growing competition, post-trade operations are coming under scrutiny for reducing costs, boosting margins, and improving return on equity.

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