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Culture and Society


Powering Potential

“Women’s financial inclusion” is defined as women having access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs as individuals, economic agents and entrepreneurs.


Return on Equality

The potential economic and development gains from gender equality are vast and well-documented — and yet they are currently being bypassed. This joint report by BNY Mellon and the United Nations Foundation explores the market potential of advancing gender equality.

Investment Insights


RQFII and QFII: A New Chapter Begins

Magdalene Tay

China’s latest capital markets liberalizations aims to promote foreign participation through upgrades to the qualified foreign institutional investor (QFII) and RMB QFII (RQFII) schemes.


Private Debt: Focus on Liquidity as Sector Scales New Heights

Dermot Finnegan, Brian McMahon, Tom Ahern

BNY Mellon experts discuss the growing interest in private debt among sovereign wealth funds and public pension funds.


Greater Gateway to China

As Asia Capital markets open and grow, they offer foreign investors opportunities to diversify their investments. With myriad access schemes and programs, how can foreign investors make sense of these schemes and turn insights into opportunities?

Regulation and Risk


Tax Relief in Global Markets: A Step Forward – or a Step Back?

Tax authorities across the globe are continuing to redefine their tax processes with respect to cross border withholding tax relief procedures.


Tax and Digital: Close to a Tipping Point

This blog is a continuation of our series exploring the tax and regulatory landscape, which was presented in detail at the Annual EMEA Tax and Regulatory Client Forum.


The Tax and Regulatory Landscape: Taking Advantage of Change

This blog is the first in our series exploring the tax and regulatory landscape, which was presented at the Annual EMEA Tax and Regulatory Client Forum.

LIBOR Transition and Readiness

BNY Mellon is actively preparing for the transition away from LIBOR.

BNY Mellon Transformation


Tokenization: Opening Illiquid Assets to Investors

In the first of a two-part series on the tokenization of assets, we explore the surge of interest surrounding tokenization and how it’s opening new illiquid assets to investors.

Navigating the Digital Future. Together.

Our insights and solutions can help clients navigate a digital-first approach to transforming the way they do business.


Digital Transformation: What Banks Can Learn From Digital Natives

Anthony Brady

Digital native companies tend to be data- and business intelligence-focused. They follow where the data leads and place great value on experimentation and innovation at speed.

Digital Currencies and the Changing Market Landscape

In this three-part series, we explore the evolution of the cryptocurrency and digital asset market, investigate the regulatory framework and consider the impact on institutional investors.

Meet our Experts

As the investments company for the world, BNY Mellon is a trusted financial authority for the world's most vital institutions. In Big Ideas, our panel of experts bring you the latest in global financial news and commentary.

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