Humans at the heart of technological change

Artificial intelligence and other innovations are disrupting society, companies and people’s lives. This edition of The View explains why human ingenuity and interaction will remain at the heart of successful companies and economies.

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Focus on our clients

Clients are at the heart of ING’s business. We have developed case studies to highlight how our unique collaborative approach results in partnerships with long-term benefits.

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Blockchain ins and outs

Blockchain has great potential to be a disruptive force in the financial sector - from payments to settlements to smart contracts and e-identity.

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Trends in payments

"2017 will see an acceleration in the pace of innovation, particularly in the banking sector, where collaboration, digitalisation and a services-centric approach will continue to drive change throughout the industry."

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ING WB profile

ING Wholesale Banking meets your international needs with a local presence in 40 countries. Our global franchises serve a wide range of organisations, including corporates, multinational corporations, financial institutions, governments and supranational bodies.


ING finalist for CNBC Award for Circular Economy Investor

December, 2016

‘The Circulars’ has listed ING as a finalist for the CNBC Award for Circular Economy Investor, as ING is going beyond traditional banking and taking steps to apply circular economy principles to business and investigating how to translate them into viable customer solutions.

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Brexit Update 30 November

December, 2016

The government has played down the relevance of a photo showing handwritten Brexit-related notes. But the image suggests that ministers are still deeply divided on the way forward.

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ING Bank and Global Initiatives launch Sustainable Finance Collective Asia

November, 2016

Collective brings together funding partners ING Bank, Credit Suisse, FMO and the UNDP-UN Social Impact Fund to finance sustainability projects in Asia.

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Monthly Economic Update - Making the world great again?

November, 2016

Donald Trump has promised to ‘make America great again’, but what does his election as the next president of the United States mean for the rest of the world? ING’s analysts have been looking into all the implications.

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Kick-off Dutch Blockchain Hackathon

November, 2016

Today, at ING headquarters in Amsterdam, the kick-off was held of the Dutch Blockchain Hackathon, the first large-scale Dutch blockchain Hackathon, aimed at 'Improving society through blockchain-based solutions'. This event will run through 12 February 2017, when the winner will be announced.

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US politics has changed for good - So what next?

November, 2016

America has voted Donald Trump to be its next president. His election has shocked the markets, and confounded opinion polls. So what’s happening and what can we expect to happen next? Rob Carnell, ING’s chief international economist, says politics has changed, and changed for good.

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Trump is hired? Here’s our FX outlook

November, 2016

Republican candidate Donald Trump is the US President-elect. His party has also regained control of both the House and the Senate, effectively a ‘Trump clean sweep’. What does this mean for global currencies? Here’s what we think might happen next.

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ING publishes 3Q16 results

November, 2016

ING’s third-quarter underlying result before tax was EUR 1,878 million, reflecting continued loan growth at healthy margins, effective cost control and a relatively low level of risk costs. ING CEO Ralph Hamers shares the highlights of the last quarter in 90 seconds.

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Crisp and colourful

October, 2016

"Blue skies, very crisp weather and colourful sights - the leaves on the trees appear to be on fire once again as I landed in Minneapolis. 'On fire' is maybe not strong enough to describe the atmosphere around the ongoing US election debates...". A blog by Jeroen Plag, head of Client Coverage Americas, Asia & UK, ING, on a business trip in the US.

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ING introduces cross-border Virtual Cash Management

August, 2016

ING Wholesale Banking has launched Virtual Cash Management (VCM), a comprehensive digital cash management solution for corporates. VCM is designed to help treasury functions reach a next level of optimisation by facilitating centralised cash management with high cash visibility, access and control.

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Maurits Duynstee new head of Wholesale Banking NL

October, 2016

Maurits Duynstee has been appointed as the new head of Wholesale Banking in the Netherlands as from 1 November 2016. In this role, he will be responsible for Dutch clients from mid-corps through to multinationals, and for a broad range of product and coverage teams in the Dutch market.

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ING’s expertise on commodity markets valued in Dutch press

September, 2016

ING’s commodity experts are being quoted in the Dutch financial press and two recent articles on the latest meeting of OPEC member countries underscores the value of our expertise.

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ING’s green bond receives high ranking and awards

May, 2016

ING was awarded as ‘Biggest issuer’ and for ‘Bond of the year’ at Environmental Finance’s Green Bond Awards, a recognition of the bank’s role as leader in the sector and of its pioneering effort in raising awareness for green bonds. The award for ‘corporate bond of the year’ went to leading European electricity transmission system operator TenneT, for which ING was advisor and underwriter.

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Preparing for PSD2

April, 2016

In the whitepaper ‘Preparing for PSD2’, developed by Finextra and CA Technologies, the implications of the European Commission’s revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) are discussed. The aims are clear. It is designed to enhance consumer protection and convenience, improve the security of payment services and promote innovation and competition.

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