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Digital euro could be in circulation by 2027, ECB tells bank forum

February 3, 2023

With at least another four years to wait before a digital euro comes to fruition, some see more compelling use cases for ‘synthetic’ or wholesale central bank digital currencies. 

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Electronic Trade Documents Bill to bring global trade into the 21st century

February 2, 2023

Laura Murray, interim head of global trade and receivables finance at HSBC UK, shares her views on the potential impact of the Electronic Trade Documents Bill.

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Three fintech trends to look out for in 2023

January 27, 2023

For 10 years, fintech has played a major role in reviving the financial sector. How will fintech continue to shape financial services as we enter 2023, and which key trends should you be looking out for?

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Digital trajectory in Nigeria, then the world for Paga

January 27, 2023

Tayo Oviosu, founder of payments provider Paga, on the further development of digital financial services in Nigeria, the challenges and opportunities in Ethiopia, and the impact of the global economic slowdown on funding opportunities for African fintech companies.

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Tokenisation: bringing the Jetsons and the Flintstones together

January 26, 2023

CEO of Securrency, Nadine Chakar, one of the most high-profile and powerful women in the global custody business, explains why she left a 30-odd-year career in banking to join a fintech. Anita Hawser interviews.


Financial services alliance offers BNPL to multinational global retailers

January 26, 2023

Allianz Trade, Santander CIB and B2B e-commerce platform Two have expanded their buy now, pay later service to enable payments for large retailers.

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The Banker Shorts: Week of January 16, 2023

January 20, 2023

Your quick guide to the week of January 16, 2023 on

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Practical banking innovation

January 19, 2023

The head of digital, innovation and design at RBS International talks to Liz Lumley about fintech partnerships, Generation Z and the magic of working for a bank. 

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How fintech regulators can get ready for Gen Z

January 18, 2023

In the fast-paced world of fintech, it seems regulators are always playing catch-up. To get ahead of the game, what factors should they focus on as the next generation enters the world of financial services?

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A strong year for banking-as-a-service in Europe

January 12, 2023

Financial services have undergone a deep transformation in the last few years, one such change being the rise of banking-as-a-service – or BaaS – which was particularly prominent in Europe in 2022.

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