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In pictures

Spectacularly low interest rates and a weak euro

The ECB has started a huge stimulus programme which has reduced interest rates to very low or, in some countries, even negative levels. Low interest rates and a weak euro will be a major boost to the European economy. The French Champagne industry sees this as a chance to increase its market share in the US.

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2 / 15
News

The world of ING in 1Q

From the extension of the alliance with the Bank of Beijing to the sponsoring of Mons as cultural capital of Europe 2015. And what does the partnership between ING Belgium and SmartFin Capital mean for customers? Read more about these topics here.

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3 / 15
News

Green power for the Philippines

The Burgos Wind Project heralds a new chapter in the Philippines’ development of renewable energy projects. ING supports this projects, which will provide electricity to approximately two million households and will replace about 200,000 tons of carbon emissions annually.

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4 / 15
News

Corporate banking goes digital

The future of banking is digital. More and more consumers are doing their banking online and on-the-go. Why should it be any different for corporate customers?

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5 / 15
News

“If it weren’t for ING, I would still be herding goats”

Mohamed has been able to attend school thanks to the ING-UNICEF partnership. His story is a perfect illustration of how UNICEF and ING have reached children by providing high-quality primary education since their partnership was launched in 2005.

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6 / 15
News

As Russia economy stumbles, ING stands by clients

The Russian economy has been battered by EU and US sanctions and falling oil price. How are ING’s clients in Russia coping? Answers from Luc Truyens, country manager of ING Commercial Banking in Russia.

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7 / 15
News

The 8 most distinctive quotes from the past quarter

There were some remarkable quotes this quarter, too. From Klaas Knot to Yael Maguire. Which quote stuck in your mind?

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8 / 15
Quarterly update

CEO Ralph Hamers on ING in 1Q

This Quarterly Update begins with CEO Ralph Hamers talking about ING’s progress in the first quarter of 2015 in a video interview and is followed by a snapshot guide to the key facts and figures in ING’s first quarter financial results.

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9 / 15
Feature

Are doctors gradually becoming surplus to requirements?

Now that the technology sector is homing in on healthcare, smart inventions are giving consumers a full picture of their physical fitness These innovations often set the old world and the new world on a collision path. “Technology companies are beating down the door of the healthcare sector and forcing a transformation”.

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10 / 15
Inside ING

An organized wallet & a waste-free world

Financial health contributes to a stronger economy and helps our customers achieve their goals.

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11 / 15
Interview

“The world of health is full of old ideas”

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde is a master at breaking through existing systems and conventions. Witness his ‘smart highway’. The challenge he is addressing now is: how can you make people live healthier?

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12 / 15
Column Mark Cliffe

Monetary medicine for the eurozone’s recovery

Cast in the role of doctor Draghi, the ECB’s president has pushed through experimental monetary medicine to revive the eurozone economy. So far it seems to be working, according to ING chief economist Mark Cliffe.

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13 / 15
Next quarter

Live healthier and happier while having fun

Most of the offerings in the App Store's health and fitness category are apps for monitoring the body's functions. Not games. The Netherlands-based Happitech has changed all that with Skip a Beat, a mobile game that measures your heart rate. The digital world can't stop talking about it!

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14 / 15
Next quarter

The robot that will conquer the world

She is 57 cm high, walks, recognises people, talks and sings. Her name is Zora, the world’s first care robot. If it were up to the designers, Zora has a great future, particularly given the shortage of staff in the healthcare sector.

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Next quarter

The calendar for the next quarter

Are there any interesting events scheduled for the next quarter? We’ve listed a number of relevant events: from Open Garden Day to a Dutch State visit to the United States.

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