Delivering Banking Facilities for the Disabled

Healthy Banking: The way towards increased financial inclusion Contents Abstract Introduction Recommendations A. Sight Impaired B. Hearing loss C. Physical disabilities Conclusion References Abstract The Bank of Mauritius’ initiative ‘Banking Your Future’ to promote a fair and inclusive banking sector has been launched in June 2014 to investigate the 100 possible ways in which the banking…

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Role of Securitized Lending and Shadow Banking in the 2008 Financial Crisis

The role of securitized lending and shadow banking in the 2008 financial crisis The financial crisis of 2008 started and engulfed the banking system of the United States and spread to many large European countries (Coffee, 2009) because of the financial institution’s fault was the excessive of borrowing, risky investments, a decrease in collapsing of mortgage…

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Developments in the Retail Banking Sector

Critical overview of the retail banking sector Introduction It is undeniable that strong forces are changing the retail banking industry. These changes are due to several different elements such as shifting customers’ expectations, changing technological capabilities, stronger regulatory requirements and fierce competition imposed by non-traditional players. Previously, the industry was rather slow to change, followed…

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Importance of Communication with Banking Clients

Critically discuss why it is important to communicate in a fair, clear and non-misleading way with clients and the pitfalls of inaccurate communications. Introduction. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) principles to treat customers fairly (TCF), communicate clearly and not provide misleading information play a significant role in financial organisations especially since the financial crisis in…

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Comparing the Conceptual and Operation Performance of Islamic and Conventional Banks

‘Comparing the Conceptual and Operation   Performance of Islamic and Conventional Banks’ Islamic banking is an Ethical banking system, and its principals, function and operation modes are fully based on Islamic law (Shariah). While on the other hand, conventional banking is a banking system and its principals, function and operating modes are fully based on man-made…

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Discuss how the government and the central bank should respond to an economic slowdown and a recession

At the end of year 2008, economists suggested that the economy may be led to -or already in- a recession when economic growth was decelerating. The official definition of a recession is two successive quarters with a decline in gross domestic product (GDP). However, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) identifies that a recession…

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Analysis banking industry.

Chapter-2: Literature Review 2.1. Introduction Investigators have been analyzing amalgamations and takeovers in the context of their characteristics and the impact on the development of both the entities over the past several years. In actuality, Weston et al. (2004) opine that the experts and researchers in the field have provided a large quantity of records…

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Allied Irish Bank

Allied Irish Bank performed the Market Entry Strategy to expand their business size. Stated below is the brief of their strategic evaluation in the aspect of suitability feasibility & acceptable. Suitability -Build on/exploit strengths In the late 1990s and early/mid-2000s, and capitalized on the buoyant housing market, booming business banking profits and much lower write-offs…

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HSBC and foreign market strategies

1. Introduction With assets of US $1,502 billion, HSBC Holdings is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world.1 It provides a comprehensive range of financial services including personal financial services, commercial and corporate banking, investment banking and markets, private banking, and other activities. HSBC’s international network comprised over 9,500 offices…

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Central banking

Introduction The origin of central banking system can be traced back to 1694 when the Bank of England came into being as the first ever central bank. The bank was established to help King William III out of his government’s financial crisis but it did not behave as a lender of last resort until much…

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The major functions of banks

A Critical Discussion of the Major Functions Performed by Investment Banks. Glossary Abstract …………………………………………………………..………………. 2 Chapter 1 –The Major Functions of Investment Banks ……………………… 3 Summary ……………………………………………………………..………. 3 Bills of Exchange …………………………………………..………………… 4 Corporate Finance ……………………………………….…………………… 4 Investment Management …………………………………………….……….. 6 Chapter 2 – Conclusions and Recommendations …………..………………… 10 Bibliography …………………………………………………..………………… 12 Abstract Investment banks…

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Barclays Bank Plc

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Banks believe that they are in the finance industry, and not in the service industry. Thus they tend to compete in terms of financial prowess rather than service quality. People, resources, time, and systems are devoted more to managing assets and cash rather than managing customers and service. In fact most bank systems…

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HSBC BANK: An Analysis

Management Information System The world’s local bank About HSBC BANK Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world. HSBC’s international network comprises around 9,500 offices in 85 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. With listings on the…

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