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Kanika Hope

New technologies accelerate the digital banking revolution

This year’s Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s report “Forging new frontiers: advanced technologies will revolutionize banking” based on a global survey of over 300 senior banking executives, highli

20 Jul 2020
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Ed Whitehead

Safety is the new experience - but so is PSD2 and SCA

Retailers have been wrestling for months with the effects of COVID-19 — scattered workforces required to work from home, closed brick-and-mortar stores, dramatic spikes in online sales. And now, as th...

20 Jul 2020
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Hirander Misra

The digital asset inflation hedge beyond gold

The extent of money supply increases needed to facilitate stimulus packages by sovereign central banks to counter the negative effects of the current crisis will dictate the inflationary pressures tha...

20 Jul 2020
Blockchain in Banking and Financial Services
Konstantin Anissimov

How the pandemic pushed forward the development of digital payments

According to an April study published by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), in fear of transmitting COVID-19 via cash, people are increasingly looking into cashless payments. With a sudden ...

20 Jul 2020
UK Faster Payments
Joris Lochy

Monetization of a marketplace in the financial industry - Make your idea profitable!

Marketplaces are on the rise! A digital marketplace is an online platform, where different third-parties connect and supply and demand can be matched. This supply/demand can be a specific product or s...

19 Jul 2020
Innovation in Financial Services
Amita Choudhary

Cryptocurrency Is Reshaping the Fintech Landscape

Cryptocurrencies have been around for a while now, and we’re well past the point where they were considered a temporary, passing gimmick. At this stage, many people agree that cryptocurrencies are the...

17 Jul 2020
Gustav Korobov

What makes a Digital Banking platform great for future changes

Today, fintech firms and digital banks have become major disruptors of banking services and have transformed the traditional way of banking and payments that have been practised for years. Naming the ...

17 Jul 2020
Vladimir Ershov

Unboxing Skynet for Regulatory Compliance

Last week, the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics took place online. Most of the discussion was dedicated to AI and linguistics, with round tables based around cognit...

17 Jul 2020
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services
Tim Simon

TRUST - our financial future depends on it!

Is there any aspect of our lives that isn’t wholly dependent upon trust? Our relationships with our partners, family, friends, colleagues, suppliers of our goods and services, medics, law makers, gov...

16 Jul 2020
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Hugh Cumberland

Eavesdropping in a post-COVID-19 world.

The advent of the telephone nearly 150 years ago, followed by the rapid creation of local, national and then international telephone networks, put an end to the use of the telegraph in trading of fina...

16 Jul 2020
Andrew Beatty

Preparing for a New Dawn in Banking and Payments

There is no more business as usual. Even before the sweeping changes brought about by the pandemic, global banking and payments were already experiencing unmatched upheaval – and that pace of change i...

16 Jul 2020
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Sunil Jhamb

Why PSPs must do more to boost social-media payments

Purchasing items on social media is a growing international trend with huge potential. During the COVID-19 crisis, 42% of people in an international Global Web Index survey reported spending a greater...

16 Jul 2020
The future of Payments in Europe