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CommentWire
CommentWire

ABN Amro/EDS: outsourcing bandwagon starts rolling

ABN Amro looks set to outsource all IT services for its Wholesale Clients unit to EDS. The deal, worth at least $1.46 billion, will be one of the largest ever IT outsourcing deals in the banking industry. It could represent the turning of the tide for service providers - particularly as there are other, even larger FS outsourcing deals in the pipeline.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Aug 2002
Expert View
Expert View

Banks are wary of environmental risks, but a switch to green lending is not inevitable

Some of the world's biggest banks will make it increasingly difficult for companies involved in controversial industries to get funding for future projects. Growing environmental scrutiny is making it harder for lenders to finance polluting industries without suffering a blow to their reputation, but a continued focus on profit means improved lending for green ventures is far from guaranteed.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Sep 2010
CommentWire
CommentWire

Credit Suisse: boardroom shuffling isn't enough

Lukas Muehlemann's departure from his twin roles at Credit Suisse was no surprise, given the company's plummeting share price and US probes into the allocation of hot stock offerings. But new management alone will not solve the bank's problems. The new joint CEOs - inside players John Mack and Oswald Gruebel - now need a new strategy.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Sep 2002
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

CRM: US financial institutions' investment will even out by 2005

Published By Datamonitor
11 Jul 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

Deutsche Bank: an Anglo-US giant

Published By Datamonitor
03 Oct 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

Deutsche Bank: the shape of things to come

Published By Datamonitor
02 Feb 2001
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Expert View

Economic Rescue Act vote down in Congress costs US taxpayers $1.1 trillion

American taxpayers lost $1.1 trillion from their savings and retirement funds on Monday, after the US House of Representatives voted down the Emergency Economic Rescue Act of 2008, reports Datamonitor. After this news broke, the NYSE plunged into a tailspin, wiping a billion dollars off the value of its companies. Asian markets reacted negatively too, adding to days of mounting bad news.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Oct 2008
CommentWire
CommentWire

Fleet Boston: back to basics

Fleet wants to direct more of its resources into its consumer and wholesale banking operations. It's a good idea - financial services firms need to focus on their core competencies to maximize profitability in a soft economy. However, Fleet's challenge will be to achieve this focus while also rebuilding the credibility and confidence of its most faithful and profitable customers.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Apr 2002
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Expert View

Fundtech takes EIPP offer to banks

Given the recent decline in the mortgage lending market and the trend towards commoditization of payment services, banks are seeking new revenue opportunities. As such, Fundtech has highlighted the potential in providing electronic invoice presentment and payment (EIPP) as a service. However, their customers may resent having to sign up to multiple 'hubs'.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Jun 2008
CommentWire
CommentWire

Goldman Sachs: not quite an epoch-making deal

Published By Datamonitor
15 Jun 2001

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