Opinion on Retail Banking and Lending in South and Central America

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Consolidating identity management will help banks manage security operations

Security is a fundamental requirement for banks as they fight a battle on all fronts against fraud, identity theft and account breaches. Banks need to invest in consolidating identity management across the enterprise so that end-users can have a single sign-on across all product systems, channels and locations in order to facilitate and simplify identity management.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Jun 2007
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Government and private sector to benefit from prepaid cards

The prepaid card market has already defined a place for itself within the payment card industry, but players in this market must continue to concentrate on marketing their products and make them more easily accessible in order for prepaid cards to succeed and reach their full potential, in both the private and public sectors.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Jul 2007
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Phishing gets between a rock and an easy place

For those without strong technology skills who want to set up in the identity theft marketplace, phishing represents a great opportunity. There is even a plug-and-play kit that enables non-technical users to launch phishing attacks. At the other end of the technology skills scale, it appears that this year's most successful phishing attacks are being launched by one particular group.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Jul 2007
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Retail Banks' spend on BI technology to reach $9 billion by 2012

A new report by Datamonitor predicts that spend by retail banking institutions on business intelligence IT around the world will reach $9 billion by 2012, up from $5.6 billion in 2006. The combination of compliance requirements, a competitive business environment, the sub-prime credit crunch and the need for stronger management will drive retail banks' investment in business intelligence software.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Mar 2008
CommentWire
CommentWire

Web 2.0 holds promises and threats for online banking

Web 2.0 technologies represent a means through which retail banks can more accurately serve the modern consumer. As such, many banks appreciate the benefits that such technologies could bring to their online offerings, such as a new, more customizable and interactive internet experience. However, they remain cautious about implementing the technology due to perceived security implications.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Sep 2008
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Financial armageddon and the CDS market

The recent nationalization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sent shockwaves through the credit default swap market. The subsequent collapse of Lehman Brothers and the nationalization of AIG have caused further turmoil within the industry. The sheer size of the market means that any credit risk failings have the potential to dwarf the sub-prime crisis, with dramatic consequences for all markets.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Sep 2008
CommentWire
CommentWire

G-20: united we stand, divided we fall

The leaders of Europe's largest economies are united by a fundamental principle: the future health of all economies relies on greater international co-operation. Against a backdrop of conflicting interests and opposing opinions, however, it will be a major task for the European nations heading to the G-20 summit in April to present a united front.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Feb 2009
CommentWire
CommentWire

HSBC rights issue: much to be positive about

The long list of banks raising new money in the current crisis has been joined by HSBC, with the announcement of a GBP12.5 billion cash call. What singles the company's money-raising exercise out from the others is less the scale of the operation than the fact that it is acquiring cash in the traditional way, pointing not just to the bank's strength, but to fledgling faith in the banking industry.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Mar 2009
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ATM outsourcing: a viable option for struggling banks

In the current economic environment, banks should carefully analyze the current and future total cost of ownership of their technology assets, and evaluate the outsourcing alternative. With a widespread lack of capital for costly upfront investments, renting ATM hardware and associated services becomes an attractive, and in some cases the only feasible, option to struggling banks.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Apr 2009
CommentWire
CommentWire

HSBC: aiming to become a leading ETF provider

HSBC has unveiled its first European exchange traded fund and revealed that it intends to be among the leading providers in this fast growing market within a few years, with businesses across Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Based on market opportunity, with continued growth expected to 2012 and a new receptiveness to the products among wealth managers, the move is a smart one for HSBC.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Aug 2009

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