Greetings!We have added more products to our growing suite ofbanking and financial solutions to cater to ourmarkets in Asia, the Middle East & Africa.
Innovative Financial Planning on Surface Tables!
Acomplex subject like Financial Planning made easyto understand in a relaxed and interactive way, foryour clients, by using pioneering new technology ofMicrosoft Surface. Imagine sitting across a big tablewith your financial advisor and instead of staring at charts, graphs and numbersthat are not easily comprehensible; the table in between itself converts to a hugecanvas of life where you can touch and visually translate your life’s goals
(comfortable retirement, children’s university education, dream house)
intoachievable plans.Agile FTis keen to contribute to the emerging world’s economy across allrealms. So while we added Financial Planning for the HNWI segment, we addedeven more
for the unbanked and often forgotten rootsof our society - the humble labourer, the over-worked maid, the round-the-cornertailor, the family barber….to help them achieve their dreams too
(steady rations,basic schooling for kids, ‘pucca’house)
.Dreams big or small
(whether for a yacht or a hut)
are what keep the humanspirit alive. Services should be tailored and made available for all to achievethem. If the poor cannot come to the banks, we provide mobile technology toenable banks to go to them, right to their village compounds and labour camps.While we look towards empowerment of the poor, we are equally keen onempowerment of women. In this edition is an inspiring article from Dr. ManahelThabet who presents an insider’s view of the glass ceilings faced by women inthe Gulf and how to overcome them. She is living proof that dreams areachievable with the right environmental support as she broke into the traditionalmale bastion of trading and became a leading female trader to reckon with.So let us all dream, achieve, inspire and most importantly enable others to dothe same….wishing you all a wonderful time whether getting rain soaked inLagos & Mumbai, or enjoying the pleasant winter of Harare, or just plainshopping in the air-conditioned malls of Dubai!Be Agile!Shefali KheraChief Marketing OfficerWrite to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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