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Everyone gets a piece with a bigger pie

June 21, 2022

Bridget Greenwood, founder of The 200 Billion Club and The Bigger Pie, talks to Liz Lumley about empowering women in the DeFi space. 

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BNPL hits mainstream with Apple Pay Later

June 20, 2022

Apple’s entry into the buy now, pay later market has raised concerns among fintech and banks alike. But should they be worried? 

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Is your bank now cool?

June 15, 2022

As fintechs face a challenging time ahead, and some are already downsizing in preparation, incumbent banks are looking more attractive to tech talent.

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Cross-border payments have given small businesses a booster shot during the pandemic. Let’s top it up

June 6, 2022

To get a better sense of the shift in businesses’ attitudes and behaviours as we emerge from the pandemic, as well as payment pain points, Mastercard surveyed leaders of over 3,000 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) from around the world for the Mastercard Borderless Payments Report 2022.

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Quantum: here, there and everywhere

June 1, 2022

In a world driven by a quantum hype, many banks are now investigating whether the promised increased processing power of quantum computing could address problems that currently are too complicated to be solved. 

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Japan policy unmoved over declining yen

May 27, 2022

Japan’s currency has seen a significant decline in value since the start of 2022, yet there has been little policy movement to mitigate this. 


NatWest launches new digital customer platform; fully integrates Rooster Money

May 25, 2022

NatWest is developing a new customer engagement platform to support ‘human touch’ banking; meanwhile pocket money app Rooster Money becomes fully integrated with the bank. 

Ravi Menon

MAS builds up its crypto capabilities

May 23, 2022

Singapore’s central bank governor provides insight into its regulatory approach to the crypto sector, which aims to mitigate risks while leaving the door open for opportunities to co-create solutions with the industry.


A custodian of transformation and innovation

May 20, 2022

Joanne Hannaford, chief technology and operations officer and member of the executive board at Credit Suisse, is taking on ‘the largest transformation project in Europe’.

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Cryptocurrencies' rocky road

May 18, 2022

Does the spectacular plummet of Terra (Luna) signal a flight to safety, the rise of central bank digital currencies and the end of bitcoin?

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