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HSBC and Wells Fargo expand blockchain FX settlement service

December 2, 2022

Including the offshore yuan in its blockchain system is just one of HSBC’s latest developments.

Crypto regulation

“Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing”: can crypto regulation work?

December 1, 2022

The recent tumult in the crypto industry is uncomfortably analogous to a Shakespearean tragedy. Legislation currently under review may help, but swift action is needed.

Magnet attracting talent

Fintech talent recruitment and retention in the post-pandemic age

November 30, 2022

Since the days of lockdown, picking the right strategy to hire and keep high-calibre fintech staff has been a tough call, irrespective of geography.

FTX

FTX: past, present – and future?

November 24, 2022

In the wake of the collapse of crypto exchange FTX, we should now look at its impact on the crypto sector and what next steps can be taken.

Nikolay Storonsky Revolut

Revolut CEO maintains global and crypto ambitions

November 24, 2022

Nikolay Storonsky discusses the neobank's outlook for growth and his plans to double down on crypto despite recent industry difficulties.

Open bank vault

Tapping into open banking’s monetisation potential

November 23, 2022

Open banking technology shows great promise but is being underutilised, especially when it comes to sharing data within banks themselves. 

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Digital globe connections

MAS and NY Fed join forces for wholesale CBDC experiment

November 21, 2022

Boosting interoperability and speed while cutting risk, wholesale CBDCs would be a boon for cross-border settlements but are still very much in the experimental phase, making co-operation between central banks vital for success.

Africa blockchain

Digitisation finds its way to rural Africa

November 18, 2022

Across the continent, cashew farmers – among those in a growing range of agricultural markets – are making use of blockchain to digitise their finances and track the numbers more effectively.

Man using trading app

The human truths jeopardising democratised finance

November 17, 2022

Placing finance in the hands of the people is a noble cause, but there are three inherent human truths that must first be addressed to enable its success.

Anthony Scriffignano

Data with a purpose

November 16, 2022

The chief data scientist at Dun & Bradstreet speaks to Liz Lumley about data with a purpose, finding disruption in unknown things and fighting bias in AI. 

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