CEOs are cheerful about 2018’s business environment. What’s next?

CEOs around the world are surprisingly optimistic about the economic and business environment in the next 12 months, according to our 21st CEO Survey. Where does this positivism, balanced across regions, come from? Despite the geopolitical uncertainty, corporate misbehaviour, and the job-killing potential of artificial intelligence, 2018 may turn out …

How banks can handle PSD2

The revised Payments Services Directive (PSD2) goes into effect in Europe in January 2018, but few banks are ready. By law they will need to make customer data available in a secure manner, and eventually to give third-parties access to their customer’s accounts. But equally important to these compliance efforts …