Economy & Finance

Project Management Institute: How to get the best out of executive sponsors | World Finance

Executive sponsors connect project managers and project teams to the rest of an organisation: they clear roadblocks, advocate for resources, and...

'Laser-focused on outcome': The changing role of the project manager | World Finance

Projects today can last for multiple years, involving thousands of people across multiple continents, with business priorities changing regularly....

How digital transformation is disrupting project management and leaders | World Finance

Every sector is touched by digital transformation – and more and more project managers will be required to manage the rapid changes it's causing....

Creating a bright line between strategy design and strategy delivery | World Finance

The people that are responsible for developing a strategy aren't typically the people who make it reality. There's a disconnect between the...

Yılmaz Yıldız: Turkey's troubles are 'just a blip on the long-term chart' | World Finance

Emerging markets are being impacted negatively because of a major paradigm shift in the global economy, says Yılmaz Yıldız, CEO of Zurich Turkey....

How Turkey's currency crisis could make Zurich Turkey more profitable | World Finance

Turkey, once the darling of emerging market investors, is going through some difficult times due to its ongoing currency and debt crisis. Yılmaz...

Thai Life Insurance pursues digital mindset to transform its culture | World Finance

Chai Chaiyawan, President of Thai Life Insurance, has embedded humanism at the core of Thai Life's brand values. With this belief set comes a focus...

Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange on track to emerging market status by 2020-22 | World Finance

It’s been quite a year on the Ho Chi Minh stock exchange. The first three months of 2018 saw double-digit growth, taking the exchange to record...

MB Securities: Vietnamese M&A boom will grow to $50bn in 2020 | World Finance

In early April 2018, the VNIndex hit a new record of 1,200 points – surpassing its previous peak in 2007. By June 2018, the market capitalisation...

Kamakura's Troubled Company Index shows trends in e-commerce, Brexit | World Finance

The Kamakura Troubled Company Index started in 1990. It looks at the 38,000 companies in Kamakura's coverage universe, and returns those businesses...

Simulation helps risk managers in a time 'with no historical precedence' | World Finance

Over the last 10 years, risk management has changed from a measure of statistical, historical measures of risk; to a simulation of how...

'Owning a business is an act of courage' – BMO's beliefs drive its service | World Finance

BMO Business banking sees its clients as partners, says Dev Srinivasan – and to deliver best service, the bank's relationship managers need to...

Digital transformation demands faster, more adaptable business banking | World Finance

Preview Oct 17Technology has had such a huge impact on the economy – and it's also changing the way commercial banks are serving their clients....

'Being a pure banker doesn't work' to service ag, tech and health sectors | World Finance

The Bank of Montreal takes a customised approach in industries such as agriculture, healthcare, technology and innovation, explains Dev Srinivasan,...