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32 articles related to Europe
By Olivier-Armand Poly | Deputy Head of the Editorial Team | 08/02/13
Contactless smart cards, mobile payment, data security: a revolution for payment instruments? Issues and challenges. A report published in our corporate magazine for iPad Review.
By Y V | Editor | 10/12/12
Jean-Paul Rame was appointed Societe Generale Private Banking's Global Market Manager for African clients in September 2012. This new role was created in response to the emergence of a large number of private entrepreneurial clients in Africa, where annual growth rates have been just under 5% fo ...
By Xavier Denis | Chief economist for Private Banking | 23/01/13
Two things characterised 2012: the slowdown in activity in the US, the euro zone and China for most of the year and the ECB's intervention aiming to put an end to the sovereign debt crisis. The reduction of systemic risk in the euro zone thanks to the ECB's decisions has resulted in renewed appe ...
By N B | Editor | 11/09/12
With the increase in public spending in Western countries, sovereign debt has become a central concern for the markets. Societe Generale's exposure to debt in the more fragile eurozone countries - Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain - is however very limited.
By Zeina Bignier | Head of Sovereign and Public Sector Origination, SG CIB | 15/02/11
The European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), created in May 2010, carried out a bond issue on 25 January for Ireland in which Société Générale was joint bookrunner.
By Šantić Zdeslav | Economist, Splitska banka | 01/07/13
"Croatia is becoming an EU member at a really particular moment, both for the Croatian economy and for European integration." Zdeslav Šantić, economist at Splitska banka, gives us his vision of the economic prospects for the country and its banking sector.
By Alexander Summerfield | Writer/Editor | 13/07/10
Societe Generale was named “Best Bank” in Central and Eastern Europe in the prestigious Euromoney Awards for Excellence, which recognise banks’ leadership, innovation and momentum.
By Farid Ameur | Historian | 23/08/13
Between the wars, Jules Ladoumègue made his mark on the history of sport. While wearing the colours of the Societe Generale Athletics Club (CASG), he turned in a series of performances that thrust him into the limelight. Here's a look back at the unusual journey of a popular champion.
By Y V | Editor | 23/07/13
Helen Green is a Director at Societe Generale Hambros, the Group’s Private Banking arm in London. Her customers are essentially ultra-high net worth entrepreneurs whom she helps with setting up Family Offices and the global management of their portfolios. Helen has worked in the Private Banking ...
By Letondu François | Economist | 25/10/10
Economic growth nearly four times that of France in H1 2010. The lowest unemployment rate in 18 years. Germany is turning heads.