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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

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.

JoanneHannaford

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’.

Chris Skinner

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?

Caixa General

Portugal’s banks in good shape as they brace for economic fallout

May 17, 2022

Resilience gained through the painful post-global financial crisis restructuring has helped Portugal’s banks emerge from the pandemic with stable capital ratios, improved asset quality and ample liquidity.

Mark White, Telehouse

Why agility is the new weaponry in retail banking

May 4, 2022

Taking a hybrid approach will help retail banks grow, develop new processes and offer hyper-personalised services to customers.

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Global lenders prepare to exit Russia

May 3, 2022

International banks face numerous challenges in leaving Russia, even after they have made their exit.

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