Top 10 operational risks for 2014

Internal failures will prove as dangerous as external threats for the financial industry in 2014


2014 should, finally, see a return to steady if unspectacular economic growth around the world – recovery in the eurozone continues to be slow, but other advanced economies are showing healthy growth (retarded only slightly by continuing "austerity" policies in the UK and the partial shutdown of the US government). The World Bank's latest forecast paints a picture of a future with few significant upside or downside risks: the developing world, the engine of economic growth for the last