Research & Markets

Economic developments, dynamics, opportunities and potentials in banking

Observations and analyses of the current state of the banking sector, market volumes and margins of banking products and offers as well as relevant players in financial services.

ESG reporting: challenges and opportunities

ESG reporting: challenges and opportunities for financial institutions

Focus on sustainability risk reporting
Diversity in German banks: Gender diversity

Diversity in German banks: Shocking figures for gender diversity on the management boards

It’s not about political correctness nor about feminism – it’s all about economic success
Financing business successions as new revenue streams

Corporate banking – financing business successions as new revenue streams

Business successions as a source of income for regional banks.
Blue particle data making the shape of glowing network as metaphor for the transformation study 2022

Transformation study 2022 (zeb)

Characteristics of a successful corporate culture and levers for its establishment.
Green investment challenge for banks

The green investment challenge for banks

zeb.market.flash Q4 2021 (Issue 39 – January 2022): The green investment challenge.
EPI – Euopean payment initiative

EPI – a take on the European payment initiative

In parallel with discussions among the members of the EPI interim company, we sat down and developed five theses around the rise (and possible
Central banks’ answer to the crypto boom / Bottom-up view modern skyscraper

Central banks’ own answer to the crypto boom

zeb.market flash Q3 2021 (Issue 38 – October 2021): Money, money, money? – Central banks’ own answer to the crypto boom
ESG market – green Tunnel: A step forward for banks

The ESG market potential

Embracing the green revolution: A step forward for banks to embrace the green revolution.
Economic graph as metaphor for regional banks in the wake of COVID­19

Regional banks in the wake of COVID­19 – how to raise income from the securities business

Fields of action and measures for boosting income from the securities business.
Cty of Luxembourg: Retail Banking Market Study

Luxembourg Retail Banking Market Study

Results of the study on the Luxembourg retail banking market.
windturbines as metaphor for sustainability in corporate banking

Sustainability in corporate banking

From wallflower to integral strategy component: Perspectives and considerations for long-term success in corporate banking
BNPL – buy now, pay later on computer display

BNPL – buy now, pay later

How consumer credit is evolving in the 21st century
looking at banks’ price-to-book (P/B) ratios and the development of global banks’ market valuation

What drives banks’ price-to-book (P/B) ratios? The balance sheet – what else!

Key drivers and the impact of changing market trends
Umwelt-Technologie-Konzept als Metapher für den Artikel "The state of sustainable investment funds in Europe"

The state of sustainable investment funds in Europe

Key growth levers and market challenges.
Young woman looking over the City of London as metaphor for the article "Banking sector 2021 – promising first half"

Banking sector 2021 – promising first half

TLTRO – a welcome booster for profits and growth?
Shot of businesspeople turning ideals into deals as a metaphor for the article "Mergers & acquisitions of fintechs"

Mergers & acquisitions of fintechs

Market overview and current challenges.
Looking directly up at the skyline as metaphor for "Inflation on the horizon – bank stocks are rallying"

Inflation on the horizon – bank stocks are rallying

Inflation and increasing interest rates: big comeback or just a dream? zeb.market flash Q1 2021 (Issue 36 – April 2021)
Young women holding smartphone as metaphor for the article about "Mobile banking in Italy"

Mobile banking in Italy

Current situation and levers to excel
Composite image of trees on buildings in city as metaphor for ESG-investing on the rise

ESG-investing on the rise: implications

How ESG will impact asset managers’ value chain
Green view between skysrapers as metaphor for "Disclosure Regulation EU 2019/2088"

Disclosure Regulation EU 2019/2088

The Disclosure Regulation EU 2019/2088 urges financial market participants and financial advisors to update their disclosed product information on sustainability issues.
Man paying contactless as metaphor for "Future of Payments 2021–trend

Future of Payments—trends in payment markets

What’s next in payments 2021? How is the future of payments shaping up? Some trends can be observed…
bstract cityscape with investment theme background as metaphor for the article "European banks’ upcoming full-year figures"

Closing the book on 2020 – what to expect from European banks’ upcoming full-year figures

Preview on the status quo analysis of the European Banking Study 2021.
Young Asian businesswoman with protective face mask to protect and prevent from the spread of viruses as metaphor for "The banking sector between hope and fear" in zeb.market flash Q4 2020

The banking sector between hope and fear

zeb.market flash Q4 2020 (Issue 35 – January 2021): European banks’ capital market performance – a valuation conundrum?
Person using mobile banking as a metaphor for the article "Mobile Banking in Luxemburg"

Mobile banking in Luxembourg

Room for significant improvement!
Businesspeople at work during COVID-19 pandemic as metaphor for The COVID-19 impact on banks’ costs

The COVID-19 impact on banks’ costs

Effect of the COVID emergency on the costs composition for commercial banks
Young woman outside wearing a virus protective face mask as metaphor for the article "COVID-19 still looming large"

zeb.market flash Q3 2020 (Issue 34 – October 2020)

A deceptive calm? – European banks still need to be vigilant!
Closeup view of businessman hand touching on smartphone. concept of digital diagram,graph as metaphor for the article "Actively and sustainably managing market data"

Market data—active and sustainable management

Optimization of market data by establishing an independent governance
Article about Asset Management Study 2020

Asset Management 2020—insights into the European Asset Management Study

From comfort zone to danger zone?
Businesswoman outdoors wearing healthcare mask. as metaphor for "zeb.market flash Q2 2020 (Issue 33 - July)"

zeb.market flash Q2 2020 (Issue 33 – July 2020)

COVID-19 and the impact on European banks’ capitalization
Futuristic robot artificial intelligence concept. as metaphor for the article "2020 robo advisor market—challenges in the wake of the coronavirus crisis"

2020 robo advisor market—challenges in the wake of the coronavirus crisis

Interviews with robo advice providers on the current situation.

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