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For better or worse, decentralised finance is here to stay

April 22, 2021

It's too early to tell if the benefits outweigh the negatives, but research shows growing adoption.

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The radical restructuring to be digital

April 15, 2021

During the past year, the world has witnessed a sea-change in banks’ approach to both cloud and cryptocurrencies. 

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Does the regulatory framework support banks’ cloud push?

April 14, 2021

Cloud services rely on shared infrastructure, creating tension between banks and service providers.

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What does cashless really mean?

April 1, 2021

Mass shift to digital financial services during Covid-19 has called into question the longevity of ATMs and branches.

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Understanding how quantum tech could upend banking

March 31, 2021

Quantum computing offers huge benefits to banks, but users and developers will have to work together.

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Russia's Tinkoff builds out its AI strategy

March 30, 2021

New breed of bank identifies as a tech firm with a banking licence, explains director of strategy.

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The promise and perils of central bank digital currencies

March 19, 2021

Retail CBDCs could significantly improve cross-border payments but they also pose significant risks for the financial system.

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Can AI bridge gap between big data and sustainable financing?

March 5, 2021

More than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are generated every day and effective processing can help ESG investors become more objective.

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Fuelling the European innovation economy

February 1, 2021

Silicon Valley Bank’s EMEA head Erin Platts on the European fintech scene and whether the UK ecosystem can thrive after Brexit.

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‘Omniaccess’ is the strategic imperative for banks in the 2020s

January 29, 2021

Banks must move from the mindset of being digitally available to digitally native if they want to keep fighting fit in the future.

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